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I'm a leek novice and as a result, hadn't really thought through the practicalities of growing them - I didn't realise they had such a long growing time I've planted some seeds in modules, currently sitting in cold frame with nothing doing. Problem
garden was designed for a family of nine, which we used to be, but now I am on my own I keep over-producing - so hard to adapt - and i don't get the same satisfaction from a bunch of my own flowers. My gardening "Bible" tells me that leeks will only grow
Home-grown leeks are far superior to those bought in shops. They are very easy to grow from seed, and if you sow at intervals from February to June you can harvest from late August, through winter until the following February.Like most other
How long does the fleece stay on? My guess that is to stop birds pulling the leeks out of the ground until they are rooted??-so not long-have to admit have never heard of this before I always grow mine in modules and wait until they are a few inches
This has been a very productive year on my veg plot. Most of my favourite crops have performed extremely well, with good yields of delicious, fat vegetables. But, I have to admit, the leeks have been very disappointing. I’ve never known such a
Has anyone here grown them? Got some from a seed swap some months back. Planted the bulbs some weeks ago in modules but no sight of life yet. Weatherwise I can understand why they haven't since It's been raining for at least 40 days and 40 nights here in Bristol (it feels like it...
Monty Don demonstrates how to plant out leek plants from plugs to grow smaller, more tender leeks.summerMore video advice on growing vegetablesPlanting out leeks.Growing carrots in a container.Growing early potatoes.Harvesting garlic.
Monty Don demonstrates how to plant out leeks without damaging their roots, offering advice on planting depths and watering frequency.summerMore video advice growing vegetablesPlanting out leek plugs.Growing courgettes.Harvesting carrots
My local garden centre is advertising leek plants for sale, could this be a misprint or can you plant leeks this late? ref lizzie and leeks no this is not a misprint maybe flying a bit close time wise but leeks are pretty hardy,buy them water them
The leeks on my allotment have gone to seed. Are they still alright to use for cooking.? The centre seem to be a bit soft. Also any hints on growing show leeks, I am taking part in a local competition only a bit of fun, but I would like to have a