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The St John’s Hospice – A modern Apothecary

The idea behind this garden is to show the links between medicine and nature and as you walk around the path, you calm down and literally unwind.
One of the garden walls features a sculpture of Asclepius, the ancient Greek God of Medicine.
Rendered walls are broken up by trained espalier pears and yew trees.
Immerse yourself in herbs and flowering plants by finding the oak seating that is tucked away in the garden.

Designer profile

From 1993 to 2009 Jekka achieved 62 RHS gold medals exhibiting herbs at flower shows around the country.

After winning the RHS Lawrence Medal she stopped the indoor exhibits and went on to become a judge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Designed by Jekka McVicar

This is Jekka's first garden on Main Avenue – up to 2009 she had exhibited solely inside.