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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.

Sowing Short Carrots – Corrie and Gringo


When I was growing the short carrot variety Corrie, some years ago by now, I used to win with it at the highest level from a sowing made during the first week of May and staged from the end of August. When the variety Gringo came on the scene it was only natural for me to sow it at the same time as Corrie, but I was initially struggling to get a set. The carrots had not developed to their optimum and therefore I decided to sow them around mid April for the end of August shows and another sowing a fortnight later for the mid September ones.


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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