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Winterville, GA
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2010
2:09 PM

Post #7518260

Thanks for the timely article. I'm enjoying my harvest of leek right now. I received the seedlings from a friend late in the summer and planted them, but having never planted leek before I wasn't sure if they would survive the winter. They were planted in raised beds and the soil froze a couple of times, but after the ground warmed up a bit I discovered they were fine! I guess they can tolerate our milder winters here in the South.
Portugal Cove-St. Ph, NL
(Zone 5a)

February 1, 2010
4:28 PM

Post #7518606

I have seen them growing in various gardens, and was amazed the first time I saw the beautiful big white flowers. They are lovely fresh or dried! They bloom in their second season if successfully wintered... and not eaten!

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