Long Live Leeks: Grow Leeks Year Round

You'll find cold weather is no impediment when you grow leeks, a subtle yet flavorful cousin to onions and garlic. And you can harvest them right through the winter.



grow leeks - freshly picked leaks with healthy roots
Grow leeks and you'll find they're delicious and nutritious, and hardy in cold weather.
Photo by Walter Chandoha
grow leeks - leeks and flowers
Leeks are one of the few vegetables you can enjoy year-round. These sturdy ‘American Flag’ leeks look great in the garden, no matter what season it is.
Walter Chandoha
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Transplant leek seedlings by early summer.
Walter Chandoha
grow leeks - snow covered leeks
There are enough varieties of leeks that you can grow them in most kinds of weather. In winter, try ‘American Flag,’ ‘Blue Solaise,’ ‘Giant Musselburgh,’ ‘Siegfried,’ and ‘Winter Giant.’
David Cavagnaro
stewed leeks with dry figs
Leeks Stewed in Wine with Figs.
Rob Cardillo
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Mulching leeks helps keep the edible parts white, sweet and tender.
Jerry Pavia
leek quiche
Quiche with Leeks.
Matthew T. Stallbaumer

















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