Jim McColl – RHS Award
Congratulations to Jim McColl MBE, former Caley Honorary President and an SHM holder. He has been recognised by the Royal Horticultural Society and awarded the Victoria Medal of Honour. Established in 1897, with the assent of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, the Victoria Medal of Honour (VMH) may be awarded to British horticulturists deserving of special honour by the Society. Only 63 medals may be held at any one time, in recognition of the duration in years of Queen Victoria’s reign.
Also recognised in this year’s awards was Peter Sandwell, who received an award from The Caley at this year’s awards ceremony. He was awarded an Associate of Honour by the RHS.
A full list of the awards can be found here.