Welsh Branch Championships of NVS

by on August 24, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

  What a brilliant venue The National Botanic Garden of Wales situated near Llanarthney in the Towy Valley, Carmarthenshire proved to be. It was through their kind generosity that the Welsh Branch of the National Vegetable Society were able to host their Championships there on the 22nd and 23rd of August. The show was held […]

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Tullamore Show

by on August 20, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

It’s always a pleasure to go over to the Emerald Isle to Judge the Tullamore Show in Co Offaly. This must have been my sixteenth year over there and the standard of the exhibits seems to be improving year on year. This has to be the biggest one day show anywhere, both in Ireland and […]

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Frank Mercer FNVS

by on August 2, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

I had a phone call this morning from Miles Mercer to say that his father had passed away last Friday. Frank was 84 and lived on the Wirral. He was a brilliant vegetable grower with an allotment that many would be proud to have as a front garden. Frank was one of the few early […]

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