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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.

Giant Vegetable Growing and an up-date on the Leeks


I was invited to have a look at Peter Glazebrook’s garden, the giant vegetable grower, just after I had finished judging the North East Derbyshire District Association of the NVS show where Peter had won with a superb dish of Cedrico tomatoes. What did impress me on my visit there was the thinking that goes into growing the large onions that I dwelled on in last weeks issue. In order to try and find out a little more about how the onion develops, the root system in particular, Peter carried out an experiment which would proved to be highly successful.


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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