How to plant out young leeks

In this video clip with Monty Don, he demonstrates his technique for planting out young, potted leeks.

In this extract from Gardeners' World, Monty Don describes two methods for planting young leeks in the veg plot. Using plants sown densely in deep pots, he weighs up whether to plant them out in small clumps or individually along the row. Watch now to discover the pros and cons of each option, then take your pick. Young leek plants should be readily available in garden centres if you haven't sown any yourself.

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