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Old June 14, 2016   #16
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Originally Posted by brownrexx View Post
Speaking of "pulling" them. Do not pull them like onions but dig them to avoid injury to the heads and in dry soil you can break the stem right off by trying to pull the plant.
And place the shovel or spading fork at least 6" away from the stalk to dig so you don't injure the head. Mistakes made, learning continues.
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