Middle Warden Tim Cutler, The Honorary Curator of the Physic Garden, Deputy Master Geoffrey Preston, Renter Warden Malcolm Roberts, Assistant Peter Fabricius and Maurice, the Corporation’s gardener, celebrate winning a gold award in the small garden category in the City in Bloom 2016 competition. A gold award equates to the RHS category “Outstanding”. Here is the judges’ feedback:
“Beautifully maintained and curated garden with a mixture of quotidien and exotic medicinal plants. Lots of interest and structure with both tall architectural plants and nectar-rich flowers providing good forage for pollinators. Enjoyment for visitors might be enhanced by a more general information or interpretation board to complement the excellent plant labels. The garden might also be enhanced by a small bird bath for little garden birds. Altogether a delightful oasis, tucked away in the old City walls”.