If you plant your garlic plot in rows and plant the cloves 6 inches apart you will plant 2 cloves every foot. If you plant in a 5ft x 5 ft bed you would plant 10 cloves in each row and 10 cloves across for a total of 100 cloves. Depending on the variety you choose you will need appromimately 2 pounds of garlic. One pound of garlic will plant approximately a 25 foot row.
If you plant 1 pound of hardneck garlic you should harvest between 4-6 pounds of garlic. If you plant 1 pound of softneck garlic you should harvest between 6-10 pounds of garlic.
Artichokes approximately 60 cloves per pound
Asiatics approximately 45 cloves per pound
Marble Purple Stripes approximately 50 cloves per pound
Porcelains approximately 40 cloves per pound
Rocamboles approximtely 60 cloves per pound
Silverskins approximately 60-70 cloves per pound
Turbans approximately 45 cloves per pound