The Duchess of Cambridge goes gardening in an Emilia Wickstead dress

The Duchess Of Cambridge Attends "Back to Nature" Festival

The Duchess of Cambridge always looks elegant, even while doing some gardening it seems.

Kate donned a floral Emilia Wickstead dress to unveil a new playground inspired by her Chelsea Flower Show garden.

The ‘Back To Nature’ garden, at RHS Wisley in Surrey, features a giant wooden treehouse for children to play in.

The royal dressed up for the occasion in an elegant floaty design by Emilia Wickstead, that featured a purple floral print and a belt that cinched her in at the waist.

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She styled her dress with some beige Monsoon wedges and wore her hair in her signature glossy loose curls.

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The duchess was joined by celebrity chef and RHS ambassador Mary Berry, who also opted for event-appropriate floral attire.

The pair road along in a tractor together with several children as they were shown around the gardens.

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Speaking at the gardens, the duchess explained: “It’s really important the kids start to understand nature, and care for it, so they can protect it as well.”

“With Instagram everything is so visual. It’s nice to sit and feel.”

Kate’s co-created gardens were previously exhibited at Chelsea Flower Show and Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, which she aims to show how spending time outdoors can enrich a child’s early development.

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