Kate Middleton Personally Helped Design the Impressive RHS Back to Nature Garden

Add "talented landscape artist" to Kate's royal résumé. 

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Today in "things a royal got to do that will make you jealous," Kate Middleton (opens in new tab) got to design an amazing garden, just because.

Well, that's only kind of true. The Duchess of Cambridge (opens in new tab) had help designing the garden, from two professional designers—Andrée Davies (opens in new tab) and Adam White (opens in new tab). And, the design isn't just because. It's a garden that will be a showpiece in the annual Chelsea Flower Show (opens in new tab) in May, and Kate's involvement (opens in new tab) in it ties back to her passion for working to promote mental health awareness (opens in new tab) among young people.

Kensington Palace shared the plans for the Kate-designed garden (opens in new tab) experience—officially known as the Royal Horticultural Society Back to Nature Garden, or RHS Back to Nature Garden for kind of short—on Twitter (opens in new tab) this weekend. The Palace also shared some important insights into why this was such a passion project for the Duchess.

"The Duchess’s #RHSChelsea garden aims to trigger memories of time spent in nature, and encourage others to go out and create new experiences in the great outdoors," Kensington Palace wrote (opens in new tab), adding, "The Duchess of Cambridge’s woodland wilderness garden at #RHSChelsea aims to get people back to nature, and highlight the benefits of the natural world on our mental and physical wellbeing."

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In another tweet (opens in new tab) that served as a caption to a sketch of the planned park, the Palace wrote, "To inspire families to get outside and explore nature together, The Duchess of Cambridge’s #RHSChelsea garden will have a natural woodland feel and contain a: Treehouse, Waterfall and stream, Rustic den, Campfire, [and] Stepping stones."

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As the Royal Horticultural Society explained in a tweet (opens in new tab) of its own, elements of the garden will be rehomed to an NHS Mental Health Trust after the Flower Show.

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