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How to Grow Shallots from Sets

harvesting shallots in basket

My complete guide of how I grow shallots from sets to harvest. March: When the sets arrive place them out in front of you. Inspect them and gently press the bulbs to make sure they are firm. Remove any loose outer skins. March: Plant …

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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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