The most important thing about "garlic" of any kind is that it keeps bugs, rabbits and deer out of your garden. Just plant garlic in between the plants in your garden.
Garlic is one of Mother Nature's most versatile herbs, with qualities both culinary and medicinal. It's one of the easiest plants you can grow, and it also happens to be one of the few things you should plant right now!!
3 - Elephant Garlic Plants.
Elephant Garlic is a mild flavor garlic the tastes great and works as a companion plant to protect your garden from pests. Bugs and rabbits do not like the taste nor the smell of garlic. As the garlic grows it releases sulfur into the air. It is the smell of the garlic that deters garden pests.