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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.

Overcoming Botrytis in Tomatoes


The new wooden tomato box that I had constructed earlier on this year has worked a treat. However things went dramatically amiss from around early July as they succumbed to the dreaded botrytis disease. This particular strain of Botrytis first shows itself as a brown patch on the leaf and if left untouched will progress right through that leaf into the stalk area and eventually it will work it’s way into the main stem itself rendering the plant useless, the dying leaf will have a crinkly appearance similar to Autumn leaves.


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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