Growing Leeks

Leeks have been cultivated in Egypt for over 3000 years. They are ¬†known scientifically as Allium porrum, are related to garlic, onions, shallots and have a more delicate, mild and sweeter flavour than onions. Growth habits and planting needs Leeks prefer to be grown in full sun but will tolerate some shade. The soil should be well drained and enriched with well rotted compost and … Continue reading Growing Leeks