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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.

Timing Blanch Leeks for Exhibitions


There’s no doubt that every plant comes to it’s peak at a certain time, and leeks though they may well look fine, close inspection will often show that they have gone past their best. If they have gone over the top they may well split, and not just the one layer either, five or six flags can often split open like a carrot which renders the leek useless for exhibiting.


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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