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Saturday, October 22, 2011
Leeks in October: Growing Over 100 Days
Leeks are in the onion family. I planted my leeks from seeds in seed trays. They were very easy to transplant. I over planted in seed cells and gently broke the leeks into single strands. I think I planted most of them in June.
I ate them through the summer and the pictures below are leeks I let grow. The look even better now mid October.
Leeks in October: Gary Pilarchik
You can see the leeks coming up around the fallen blackberry brambles. The leek greens are good to eat too.
Larger October Leeks: Gary Pilarchik
You can see the remains of newspaper I used as mud and disease barrier for cumbers that were grown next to the leeks.
More Smaller October Leeks: Gary Pilarchik
Another bunch of leeks, I planted more closely together. The weeds are around but the garden still holds vegetables I can eat.