A field of leeks
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Harvest leeks when they are between 1.5 and 2 inches in diameter. Some people harvest leeks when they are only one inch in diameter. It is best to harvest leeks just before use.
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Jill Harness has written on a variety of subjects for more than 10 years. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications, including "San Diego City Beat," "Mental Floss," Rue The Day! and Neatorama. Harness has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University.