In fact, you should have planted it a week ago; in the week leading up to Anzac Day.
It's the best (and easiest) cash crop you can grow at home.
Typically each year I save about $200 off my garlic bill.
I never have to buy garlic and frown on that nasty white and tasteless bleached 'garlic' imported from China.
Plant now and harvest just before Christmas. After harvest, tie the stalks together with twine and hang in the garage to store for the next 12 months.