What Are Leek Moths: Tips On Leek Moth Control
By Jackie Carroll
A few years ago the leek moth was seldom seen south of Ontario, Canada. Nowadays, it has become a serious pest of leeks, onions, chives and other alliums in the U.S. as well. Find out about leek moth damage and how to control these destructive pests here.
Companion Plants For Leeks: What To Grow Next To Leeks
By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist
Companion plants for leeks help prevent populations of predator insects while enhancing growing conditions. Their strong scent isn't a good combo with every plant, but a few don't mind a little onion breath and make great leek plant companions. Learn more here.
Skinny Leek Plants: Reasons Why Leeks Are Too Thin
By Amy Grant
Leeks are a cool season crop, relatively easy to grow in rich soil. They can be planted from seed or transplanted like onions from leek sets. With few pests or disease problems, the major issue when growing leeks may be scrawny looking leeks. Learn more here.
How To Stop Leeks From Bolting And Going To Seed
By Heather Rhoades
Leeks can be an unusual but delicious vegetable to grow in the garden. A common problem with these alliums is bolting leeks. When leeks are gone to seed, they become tough and inedible. Learn how to prevent that here.
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