Jekka McVicar established her Herb Farm in 1985. She presented the RHS video on herbs and is on the RHS Council. Crowned the ‘queen of herbs’ by Jamie Oliver and one of Rick Stein’s food heroes, Jekka has been awarded over 60 RHS Gold Medals for her herb exhibits at the RHS flower shows, including 14 at Chelsea Flower Show. Jekka has had four books published, including Seeds in association with RHS and Jekka’s Complete Herb Book. Jekka is also well known for her regular appearances on TV and radio gardening and cookery programmes and contributes to Gardeners' World Magazine, Good Food and Gardens Illustrated.