New seed and leek plants

by on November 16, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

A new Cauliflower for the Summer and Autumn period was shown at my recent Masterclass Weekend by Nick Bolton, a breeder and one of the speakers. It really does look tremendous – large, very heavy with a well domed and smooth head with really good leaf cover over the curd. This could certainly be a […]

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Masterclass Weekend

by on October 31, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

There are still a few places left on my weekend which is from Friday 6th to the 8th of November if you are interested please phone me on 01248 714851  or email – medwyn@medwynsofanglesey.co.uk. Please see my introductory letter and  programme below – Friday 6TH November – Sunday 8th November 2015 Dear Friends This will […]

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RHS Autumn Show London 6th & 7th of October 2015

by on October 10, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

This was probably the best Autumn show that I have seen at the London Halls for many years, the tables were much fuller than other years and the quality was excellent as well. Probably a little do with the fact that it was a late start to the year and growers still had plenty growing […]

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Malvern Show

by on October 1, 2015
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We had a brilliant weekend at Malvern – Liverpool winning – Wales winning (say no more) winning a Gold with my display and winning the best Exhibit with the display as well. Lets hope we can do the buisness this afternoon against Fiji who are a really powerful side. Some pictures from Malvern –  

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Leeks for Malvern

by on September 22, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

Vegetables are obviously healthy for you, but did you know that the Blanch leeks have special energising powers that make you feel a 100% fitter. The leeks below are therefore going by Courier tomorrow morning to the Welsh Rugby team hotel to make such powerful soup that the English team won’t stand a chance against […]

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New Carrot

by on September 21, 2015
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I had a new carrot on trial this year and I have just harvested some yesterday and it seems to be full of promise for next season. It’s definitely the best carrot that I have trialled so far that comes anywhere near to matching Sweet Candle. In fact I think the skin finish and the […]

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The National Vegetable Society Championships at Dundee

by on September 11, 2015
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A few pictures from the Nationals where the quality of the exhibits were first class.          

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Masterclass Weekend

by on September 2, 2015
in Vegetable Growing

My 17th consecutive Masterclass weekend is again being held at the Royal Victoria Hotel at the base of Snowdon in Llanberis, Gwynedd on Friday the 6th through to Sunday lunch time on the 8th of November. The Programme as well as my introductory letter and Booking form are below for your perusal. Medwyn’s       of Anglesey […]

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Welsh Branch Championships of NVS

by on August 24, 2015
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  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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