Gardening With Bob Bangs: Closing out the Season, Plus Leek Soup Recipe 

To get in touch with Bob Bangs, drop him an email at [email protected] you’d like to have the soil in your yard tested, Bob recommends contacting the Maine Soil Testing Lab at the University of Mane in Orono. It is located at #25 Deering Hall on campus. to contact them by phone, call 581-2934.Leek & Potato Soup Recipe: Recipe Courtesy Curra Family FarmIngredients:4 Leeks, cut into 1/2 inch slices1 Med. sized, Diced onion4 Med. sized potatoes: peeled & diced4 Cups of chicken broth1 Cup sour cream1 1/2 Tablespoons of butterPepper to tasteDirections: In a large saucepan melt butter and add leeks and onions. Cover, cook until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Add potatoes and broth and simmer covered for 40 minutes. Add sour cream and heat to serving temperature, but do NOT boil. Season with pepper, and serve at once.