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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.

This Year’s Two Types of Blanch Leeks


I am growing two types of blanch leeks this year in the three long beds in the bottom polytunnel. Two of the beds will be taken up with the cleaned up Welsh seedling leek which is looking very vigorous indeed and ready for planting out in the beds as soon as I’m happy that the soil temperatures are warm enough. The third bed will be taken up with the Peter Clark leek which has a different type of foliage to the Welsh seedling and more resembles the older exhibition leek that most people grew before the Welsh seedling from Ivor Mace came on the scene.


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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