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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.

The Onion Beds


Soil samples from the Onion Beds had been sent away for analysis earlier on and the readings on their return showed that the soil was well balanced and needed only two ounces of Nitrogen and one ounce of Sulphate of Potash per square metre to bring them up to their optimum nutrient levels. I did however add one extra item and that was 2 ounces of calcified seaweed as a soil conditioner. Once the fertiliser had been worked into the top spit with my Mantis tiller, the soil warming cables were sunk down about nine inches below the surface of the soil and three lengths run along each bed.


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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