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Leeks

Leeks are a tasty ingredient in soups, stews and stocks. One reason to grow them is you'll have access to baby leeks — something you won't often find in stores. They make a delicious side dish when grilled with a bit of oil or braised in the oven. Visit the Recipes portion of the Vegetables Forum for specific recipes.

Leeks and onions are part of the same alium family. Not surprising then, they are grown in a similar way. The biggest differences are in how they are planted and how they are harvested.

Our favorite supplier of leeks is Dixondale Farms.

Characteristics

Planting and Tending

Harvesting

Companion Planting

More Information

Join the conversation "How to Grow Leeks". Visit the Vegetables Forum at GreatLakesGardeners.com to get answers to your growing vegetables questions. To ask a new question, Register if you haven't already done so(it's free and helps protect the forum from spam), click on Start New Topic, enter your question and click on Post New Topic.

Come join us at our Vegetables forum, Herbs forum and Growing Vegetables & Herbs blog.

You may also appreciate these books on growing vegetable gardens.


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