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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 – Potatoes


If you have a large vegetable garden then I would suggest that you grow the three classification of potatoes, First early, Second early and Main Crop. If however you only have a small area, then my advice would be to have just a row or two of the First and possibly Second earlies leaving the remainder of the plot for a wider range of vegetable varieties. The benefits of growing only First earlies are important to note, they take less room than Maincrop, they will usually be harvested before the Blight disease affects them and you will also be eating them when they are at their most expensive in the shops.


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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