Kate, the Duchess talks to Adam White and Andree Davies in their co-designed 'Back to Nature' garden. TNS
Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, has designed a show garden at London's Chelsea Flower Show, featuring a woodland wilderness that highlights the benefits the natural world can bring to the mental and physical wellbeing of children and adults alike.
Co-created with landscape artists Andree Davies and Adam White, Kate's "Back to Nature Garden" includes a rope swing, a high platform tree house and a stream with waterfalls.
"It's a natural space, a really exciting space, for kids and adults alike to share and explore," she told broadcasters ahead of the opening of the garden on Monday.
"I really feel that nature, being interactive outdoors has huge benefits on physical and mental well-being particularly for young kiddies."
Kate, who has three children with Prince William, said she had been focusing on early childhood development in her recent work.
"I believe that spending time outdoors when we are young can play a role in laying the foundations for children to become happy, healthy adults," she said in an Instagram post about the garden.
The Chelsea Flower Show, which is open to the press and guests on Monday and to the public from Tuesday to Saturday, is the most prestigious event in Britain's gardening calendar.
"Very disheartened at Manchester Airport today, I travel around the world with my insulin but never have I been made to feel embarrassed. I felt very humiliated as I was rudely questioned & ordered publicly to take my insulin out of its travel cold-case & dumped in to a plastic bag," Akram said in a tweet.
Zayed Sports tournament will give ladies all over the UAE a chance to enjoy a variety of sports, develop their athletic skills, and win valuable prizes.
Around 19 teams are taking part in the tournament held in Holy Ramadan since 2011 in the memory of late Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
A lioness is beaten with sticks while her cubs are dragged away -- a Gazan zoo closed after a long campaign has reopened, with conditions seemingly as bad as ever.
Researchers have found that walking may be a key clinical tool in helping doctors accurately identify the specific type of dementia a patient has.
To achieve this plum jam nirvana, start with good fruit. It doesn’t have to be precious stuff — save that for eating fresh — but find fragrant plums and pluots
Buses belching black clouds of smoke in Colombia's city streets could gradually become a thing of the past as two major cities in the South American nation launch fleets of electric buses to curb air pollution and planet-warming carbon emissions.