The Royal Horticultural Society chose King Henry’s Walk Garden in January 2019 as the venue to announce that the Duchess of Cambridge would be co-designing the RHS Back to Nature Garden for the Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Director-General of the RHS, Sue Biggs, said:
‘King Henry’s Walk Garden is one of the loveliest community gardens I’ve ever seen.’
BBC Gardener’s World presenter and local, Joe Swift, is wholeheartedly backing the project and has given us invaluable advice.
‘I’m really impressed by all the hard work and commitment of the Friends of King Henry’s Walk Garden. It’s a fabulous space and a really exciting project right in the heart of London.
Opportunities to transform areas like this just don’t come along very often, and I’m delighted to be involved and look forward to seeing it develop over the years into a great garden.’
Clive Anderson, president of The Woodland Trust, visited the garden on Tree Day, 16 February 2008.
‘It was a brilliant, sunny day on Saturday. And brilliant to see a corner of Islington turned into a fantastic garden. King Henry would be impressed …’