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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.

Growing Your Own Vegetables and Herbs – Parsley, Lettuce and Onions


Parsley – can often be haphazard in germinating and often takes well over three weeks to pop their heads through the soil. Due to the risk of poor germination I much prefer to sow my parsley in trays in the greenhouse rather than directly outside in the soil. Lettuce – we now have such a wide range of colours, textures and form that makes the humble lettuce much more appealing and even worth growing on the edge of a flower border. Onions – there’s no doubt that onions sets are certainly a boon to growers, none of the hassle of sowing seed, waiting for the germination and then titivating them through their seedling stage until you are able to plant them out.


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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