Shire horses take His Royal Highness to the charity launch reception
His Royal Highness toured the under-construction ‘super’ nursery, which will house the 500,000 flowers and shrubs that are needed for all eight Royal Parks – reducing lorry movements and the need to buy in plants.
The Prince then met school children in the wildflower meadow area who were engaged in insect meadow sweeping, and tried to catch some of the bugs for himself. His Royal Highness was also shown a story telling educational ‘snail’ from Mission: Invertebrate, whose mission is to educate people about the role invertebrates have to play on the environment.
After enjoying a trip in a horse-drawn carriage, The Prince arrived at the Ranger’s Lodge to launch the new charity,