Significance of 9
A garlic farmer handles each piece of garlic several times from planting, harvesting, and processing. It is a special moment to return the garlic seed to its home in the cool,dark, soil to regenerate and give back its beautiful aroma, medicine and taste 9 months later. 9 is a significant number. It is a human gestation period, as well as the number of guardian angels sent to you in times of great need.