Medwyn Williams

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.

The National Vegetable Society Championships at Dundee

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A few pictures from the Nationals where the quality of the exhibits were first class.

 Calum Little who came fourth with Show Perfection Peas. He has been mentored by Ian Simpson who can certianly grow some excellent peas.
Calum Little who came fourth with Show Perfection Peas. He has been mentored by Ian Simpson who can certianly grow some excellent peas.
Fifth was Northern Branch.
Fifth was Northern Branch.
Ronnie Jackson with his winning Cumbrian Pot Leeks with a girth over 16 inches and cubing up to just over 200 inches.
Ronnie Jackson with his winning Cumbrian Pot Leeks with a girth over 16 inches and cubing up to just over 200 inches.
Graham Wagstaffe with the winning Long Beet from his own crosses with Cheltenahm green Top.
Graham Wagstaffe with the winning Long Beet from his own crosses with Cheltenahm green Top.
Owian Roberts is fasst making aname for himself with potatoes, particularly Amour.
Owian Roberts is fasst making aname for himself with potatoes, particularly Amour.
Sherie Plumb won the World Championships for four plates of six kinds of potatoes with Purple eyed seedling, Sherine, Winston and Kestrel. Sherie alos won the white class with Winston as well as the Scottish Championships with the same variety of potatoes.
Sherie Plumb won the World Championships for four plates of six kinds of potatoes with Purple eyed seedling, Sherine, Winston and Kestrel. Sherie alos won the white class with Winston as well as the Scottish Championships with the same variety of potatoes.
Three Carmen Cucumbers by Peter Clark.
Three Carmen Cucumbers by Peter Clark.
The class for Fifteen Pickling Shallots was won by Sherie Plumb.
The class for Fifteen Pickling Shallots was won by Sherie Plumb.
The 12 tomato class was won by Keith Chambers.
The 12 tomato class was won by Keith Chambers.
The Pea class was won by Jim Gradie with Show Perfection, The first five dishes were all grown in Scotland - say no more!
The Pea class was won by Jim Gradie with Show Perfection, The first five dishes were all grown in Scotland – say no more!
The Runner beans were won Ny Sherie Plumb - who else!
The Runner beans were won Ny Sherie Plumb – who else!
Nial Currie won the onions under 250grm with Vento.
Nial Currie won the onions under 250grm with Vento.
The dish for 6 Broad Beans was won by Ian Simpson.
The dish for 6 Broad Beans was won by Ian Simpson.
A dish of five Winston won the class for Five white potatoes by Sherie Plumb.
A dish of five Winston won the class for Five white potatoes by Sherie Plumb.
The Class for Five Amour potatoes was won by Owain Roberts.
The Class for Five Amour potatoes was won by Owain Roberts.
The three 20 pointe vegetable class was won ny Alistair Gray.
The three 20 pointe vegetable class was won ny Alistair Gray.
The parsnip class was won by Ian Stocks with the New Victor F1. Victor were in the first four of the parsnips.
The parsnip class was won by Ian Stocks with the New Victor F1. Victor were in the first four of the parsnips.
Blanch leeks were won by Alistair Gray.
Blanch leeks were won by Alistair Gray.
Graham Watson won the 5 carrots class with his own New Red Intermediate selection.
Graham Watson won the 5 carrots class with his own New Red Intermediate selection.
Ronnie Jackson won with five onions under 1.5 Kg in weight.
Ronnie Jackson won with five onions under 1.5 Kg in weight.
Andrew Jones, with his lucky red cap, won the French Beans with Hawkesbury Wonder
Andrew Jones, with his lucky red cap, won the French Beans with Hawkesbury Wonder
The inter branch was an excellent competition for a barrow of vegetables with the barrows supplied by the Scottish Branch. The Winner was the Welsh Branch all staged beuatifuly by Sue McCall. Well done Sue
The inter branch was an excellent competition for a barrow of vegetables with the barrows supplied by the Scottish Branch. The Winner was the Welsh Branch all staged beuatifuly by Sue McCall. Well done Sue
Second was Scottish Branch.
Second was Scottish Branch.
Third was Southern Branch.
Third was Southern Branch.
Fourth was Midland Branch.
Fourth was Midland Branch.
Keith Chambers with the winning set of Large Shallots.
Keith Chambers with the winning set of Large Shallots.
Ian Stocks with a winning set of Sweet Candle that were also awarded the best dish in the show.
Ian Stocks with a winning set of Sweet Candle that were also awarded the best dish in the show.
Peter Clarks winning Collection of Six kinds
Peter Clarks winning Collection of Six kinds
Second was Jim Thompson
Second was Jim Thompson
Third was John Branham.
Third was John Branham.
Fourth was Eric Craik.
Fourth was Eric Craik.
Andrew Jones, with his lucky red cap, won the French Beans with Hawkesbury Wonder
Andrew Jones, with his lucky red cap, won the French Beans with Hawkesbury Wonder

 

 

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  1. Was a very good show

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