These simple steps of how to save vegetable garden Leek seeds teaches a homesteader how create their own seed vault so they can plant for free next year.
Growing your own vegetables in your own garden can be quite an accomplishment. It may take a little bit of work, but it gives you a constant supply of fresh vegetables all year round. One of the hardest things, however, is when you’re trying to start seeding, especially for certain kinds of vegetables. Some of the most difficult plants to seed and harvest are alliums, like onions and leeks. But they’re delicious in every day cooking, so knowing how to keep and grow your seeds is extremely important
This tutorial goes over the process of taking the leeks you already have in your garden and seeding them so that you can have plenty of seeds for the future. It will walk you through the steps you’ll need to plant the leeks, pick the ones that will produce the best seeds, and how to harvest them.
For this tutorial, you’ll need the following materials:
– Planted Leeks
– Rubber Bands
– Paper Bags
Once you’ve removed the dried seeds from the leek pods, you’ll need to store them in a way that keeps them cool and dry. The tutorial suggests a few storing methods. Once your seeds have been taken care of, they can be planted from one to two years afterwards and still produce delicious and healthy leeks!