8 September 2021 Garlic Bed Prepared Posted on 09/08/2021 by Durgan 8 September 2021 Garlic Bed Prepared 8 September 2021 Garlic Bed Prepared Garlic in my Zone 5 is planted about 15 of October. I am peparing the bed about 8 by 12 ft. The bed was rototilld, a layer of compost added, and a sprinle of NPK fertilizer was added and rotilled in. Tomorow the bed will be covered with wood chips about three inches. In October marked rows will be scraped and the garlic will be planted about 100 plants. The garlic plants push though th mulch with no difficulty.