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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.

Welsh Seedling Leeks


Two of the three beds in my far polytunnel have been planted up with the Welsh seedling leek whilst the other bed has nine plants of the Ivor Mace new Welsh seedling. When they were first planted up there was hardly any noticeable difference in growth pattern apart from the foliage of the new leek being of a more even and deeper green colour. This is an excellent hint that the new leek is currently free from the range of viruses that can really prevent all leeks from achieving their optimum potential.


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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