Prince Philip shared his love of gardening with William’s kids – ‘He wants to get involved | Royal | News
The late Duke of Edinburgh loved spending time with Kate and William’s children George, Charlotte and Louis in the garden of the Old Boot Inn pub in Stanford Dingley. The pub is near the home of Kate’s mother and father – Carole and Michael Middleton.
Prince Philip was even the patron of Charity Fields in Trust, which supports and protects green spaces.
Following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, who tragically passed away in April, just a few months before his 100th birthday.
The Duke of Edinburgh was reportedly a fan of Kate. The Duke apparently turned to the Queen during Prince William’s wedding in 2011, saying, “Thank God he hasn’t given her up.”
The late Duke loved gardening – something he shared with Kate and William, who enjoy gardening and being outdoors.
In May of this year, the royal couple traveled to Starbank Park in Edinburgh to meet teenagers planting sunflowers as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
Kate planted an apple tree and William was shown how to plant seeds.
The prince said to them: “You are very good gardeners.”
Prince William added, “You have free labor, free help.”
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According to Prince William, the late Duke of Edinburgh planted over 40 kilometers of hedgerow, 45 forests and over two million trees in Sandringham.
William continued, “These things are really important to the composition of the environment. [Philip] he doesn’t like to talk and babble, he wants to get involved and do it himself. “
He was also a ranger of Windsor Great Park from 1952 until his death in 2021.