After picking, the garlic has to be hung out to dry for three weeks, which has been tricky during these past few weeks of heavy rainfall. A neighbor put his garlic in the wood-drying kiln because his property was so wet. Home grown garlic is so different from store bought garlic, but the main difference is that a clove of home grown garlic bursts with oil when you cut it.
Garlic is a miracle food that some brave souls eat raw to prevent colds, sore throats, flu and other ailments. WebMD lists its powerful properties that alleviate a multitude of conditions including types of cancers, low and high blood pressure, allergies and heart disease.