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Medwyn Williams

Hello. I'm Medwyn Williams – eleven times Gold medal winner at the Chelsea Flower Show, Past Chairman of the Royal Horticultural Society Fruit Vegetable and Herb Committee and President of the National Vegetable Society.

Aiming for World Record Leeks


I have said before that a good guide line if you are really after growing a world record leek is to remember the simple measurement and date that Peter Holden gave me. When Peter broke the World Record with his blanch leeks a couple of years ago they measured 6.6 inches around on the 6th of June. Very easy therefore to remember this fact, all the sixes – 6.6 on the 6th day of the 6th month.


Growing Parsnips

25th July 2007 I am often asked what is the best method of growing both long carrots and parsnips for the show

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