25th July 2007 I am often asked what is the
Welsh Branch Championships of the NVS 1999
There is no doubt that over the past few years
Staging Vegetables on the Show Bench – Peas
Peas are a good example of a vegetable that’s easily
This is the fourth and final part in my series on the ABC of vegetables showing which varieties are best for both kitchen and exhibition.
If you want to have a go at some very early shows or even just to make your next door neighbour green with envy, it’s
This is the time of year when all the best laid out plans can sometimes go completely astray with no real indication either of what
The small onions for the under eight ounces class have now all been harvested and are currently sitting on fine saw dust in a wooden
Carrots – One job that I do at about this time of year is to check each individual carrot to make sure that there is
My potatoes look to be about the best that I have ever grown and far superior to last year when the growth was very inconsistent.
One vegetable that performed well for most growers last year was celery, the dismal damp, even wet Summer seemed to be to it’s liking and
Staging your produce at flower shows to be meticulously scrutinised by the judges is the only real way for any grower to know how good
The new wooden tomato box that I had constructed earlier on this year has worked a treat. However things went dramatically amiss from around early
One job however that has to be done now is the preparation work in readiness for sowing parsnips, which are always the first vegetable seed
Hello. I’m Medwyn Williams – Twelve 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.