Garlic or Allium sativum as it is also known is considered to be a bulb which can grow up to two feet tall and has a USDA Zone 8 hardiness. It produces hermaphrodite flowers and it is fairly easy to grow, though it does require a great deal of sunlight in order to flourish. Garlic is planted in the ground as a bulb in the fall and by the time spring comes around they usually have begun to grow.
Those who want to plant their own garlic will need to keep in mind that it is extremely important to make sure that they get enough sunlight. Sometimes people simply do not live in an area where there is enough sunlight for garlic to flourish and grow, but it is extremely important.