This time of year on the east coast of the US, you can plant garlic. You can also plant it in the spring. It is used in a lot of cooking.
Garlic is easy to plant. If you use any kind of fertilizer, you have to check the directions on when to stop using it before you harvest.
Two drawings of garlic. The first is the of clove and the second is garlic planted in the ground.
The real pictures of garlic. All the pictures are from Wikipedia Commons.
The next three pictures are by H. Zell.