Plant garlic in early fall, allowing it to set roots before winter. Break bulbs apart into individual cloves, planting the root end down. Plant each clove in one to two inches of well-drained, fertile soil. Around May or June, the garlic should begin to produce a bulb; at this stage, don’t over water, to avoid molding. When two of the leaves have turned brown you will know it is time to harvest the crop, handling each bulb carefully as if it were a fresh egg, avoiding direct sunlight (cover freshly dug bulbs with a tarp as you work). Hang indoors out of direct sunlight in bundles of five until cured, about three weeks. Store at room temperature in a dark, dry, cool place like a basement.