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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.

Celery and Parsley


I am not in that much of a hurry to get my celery sown just yet, however if you have an early show from the middle July to mid August then a sowing now will give you some good heads for that time. If your shows are going to be after that date don’t be tempted to sow now, you will only get problems later on, the plants will be well over the top and out of condition. In folk lore parsley is said to belong especially to the devil and it was thought that Good Friday was to be the only day of the year on which it could be sown, then only if the moon is rising.


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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