Back in May 2021, MMI launched a photo competition on the theme of the links between the natural world, and our mental health and wellbeing. Retired veterinary surgeon Ralph Slaughter was crowned the winner for his collection of photographs called ‘Why I Am a Gardener’ in which he highlighted some of his proudest horticultural achievements and the impact that gardening has on his physical and mental health.
We received so many fantastic entries and would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who entered and shared their personal nature and wellbeing stories with us. They were truly inspiring, and we are delighted to be sharing some more entries with you. Here are our runners up: