I am delighted to announce that Gerald (Gerry) Edwards, FRICS, CHort, MCIHort has been awarded the prestigious Veitch Memorial Medal, an International prize awarded annually by the Royal Horticultural Society to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement and improvement of the science and practice of Horticulture.

Gerry’s citation read “Gerry is a fruit specialist and is the Chair of the RHS Fruit Group, Vice Chair of the RHS Fruit, Vegetable and Herb Committee, member of the RHS Fruit Trails Assessment Forum and a Fellow of the National Vegetable Society. Gerry is also a RHS judge and writes regularly for The Garden and other magazines”

Many congratulations on your achievement Gerry. The photo shows Gerry alongside his wife Christine.