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Growing Leeks – How to Grow Leeks


Freshly picked during the Winter from the allotment, they are a great addition to the Sunday lunch or Christmas table. VARIETIES Musselburgh: An extremely winter hardy variety. Good length, tasty white stems. A milder flavour substitute for onions in many culinary dishes. Thick, white, …

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Time to Start Sowing Leeks

You can sow Leek seed indoors during January and February then outside in March and April. The plants will then be planted in the kitchen garden in May once the threat of frost has past. GROWING GUIDE: How to Grow Leeks

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Protect yourself against Allium Leaf Miner

My leeks are looking beautiful at the moment. All standing straight like a line of Welsh soldiers waiting to be deployed to service in the kitchen. This time last year the scene was very different. All season they were doing well until mid-September. It …

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Growing Vegetables for Winter

savoy cabbage covered with frost

With summer not even on the horizon, the months of June, July and August are the time to turn our attention to what foods we’d like to be sitting down and eating for our Christmas Day dinner and throughout the Winter months. It’s time …

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