In those places that are north of the Mason-Dixon line, fall is the best time to plant garlic. By the spring time the garlic will have started to flourish and grow. With spring time comes lots of garlic and it is the time of year that you will see the most of it in supermarkets, fresh and ready to be eaten.
Although the time of year that garlic is in season depends on the specific area, in most places across the U.S it is the fall. Those who enjoy garlic will want to make sure to consider the specific geographic location in which they live when trying to determine when garlic is in season, because it does vary depending on the area