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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.

Blanched Leeks from Bulbils, Pips or Grass


Blanched Leeks for vegetable displays are very rarely grown from seed. If you are to have any chance at all of growing such super specimens then you must have them as rooted young plants that have been started off as bulbils, pips or grass. These are names that have been given to the young growth that shoots up from the head of a leek that was re planted the previous season.


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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