...or Italian perfume, it is also known to ward off vampires, the Evil Eye, and the jealous nymphs said to terrorize pregnant woman and engaged maidens. All that and an aphrodisiac too.
We pulled up the garlic.
A lot of garlic.
We laid it out to dry under the madrone with the leaves pointed up hill so the juices would drain into the bulb
We braided it to sell at market for vampire hunters and optimistic lovers.