Queen of Herbs

inside & out - South Gloucestershire | Lynne Hutchinson | March 2016

Making a simple mint sauce as a girl was the start of Jekka McVicar's lifelong enthusiasm for herbs. With scores of awards and fans that include royalty and celebrity chefs, she tells Lynne Hutchinson how she is now achieving a dream to create a garden at Chelsea Flower Show

Jekka's very first RHS gold medal was won at Hampton Court in 1993, followed in 1995 by the first of 14 Chelsea golds