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How to Inspect & Plant Shallots for an Early Harvest

You can achieve an early harvest of shallots by planting bulbs into pots and keeping them in the greenhouse until the warmer days of Spring arrive. Before planting, inspect the bulbs to make sure they are disease free and solid to use. It is thought that shallots originated in Asia. …

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Protect yourself against Allium Leaf Miner

My leeks are looking beautiful at the moment. All standing straight like a line of Welsh soldiers waiting to be deployed to service in the kitchen. This time last year the scene was very different. All season they were doing well until mid-September. It wasn’t until I was using them …

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