Wednesday, 26 December 2012
Leeks & Shallots
These will sit in an unheated green house and hopefully take root and I'll plant them up into 25ltr feed buckets, 3 to a bucket. this is the first time I will have tried this method so will probably only do 4 buckets and plant the rest out in my onion bed.
Here are some leeks I've started away. The 9 on the right of the plant label were pips |I started off of a head I received from Sandy Robertson from Rothiemay. The other six are seeds from a variety called Snowdon. These were all started at the end of October so we will see how I get on with them.
As you can see my own started leeks are behind the Dave Metcalfe leeks but were started later.
My good friend Helen has started some Leeks for me and I'm hoping to get them this Friday. along with another 12 or so from another friend Neil I'm hoping to get myself another light so that I can make sure they are all growing on well.