The sweet childhood memory in Kate’s Chelsea Flower Show garden

Kate Middleton debuted her highly anticipated Back to Nature garden at the Chelsea Flower Show earlier this week, and while many of us had our eyes firmly set on her stylish outfits – from her chic (and affordable) Superga trainers to her £8 high street earrings – we may have missed one of the sweetest moments of all.

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The Duchess of Cambridge subtly included a lovely childhood memory to the garden – a detail so small that it could easily be missed. However, one eagle-eyed royal correspondent was quick to spot it and share it with the rest of us.

For those who didn’t get a change to see, Kate’s garden features four main sections – a child-friendly tree house, rope swing, creative planting and a beautiful green and blue colour scheme. In one of the sections, the mother-of-three added a brown paper tag with a handwritten note on it. The note is a personal touch from Kate and gives an insight into a family holiday she went on as a young girl.

‘Boulder hopping in the Lake District,’ it reads, in the Duchess’ handwriting. And at the end, it was signed off with ‘Catherine.’

Sharing an image of the note on his Twitter page, royal correspondent Richard Palmer said: ‘The Duchess of Cambridge shares a childhood memory of the great outdoors.’

Kate teamed up with Royal Horticultural Society and landscape architects Andree Davies and Adam White to work on the Back To Nature garden for Chelsea Flower Shows. She had helped both build and design the garden, which was showcased in front of the Queen this week.

Tweeting about Her Majesty’s visit, Kensington Palace announced: ‘The Duchess of Cambridge introduced The Queen to some of the features of The Duchess’s #RHSChelsea garden — which she designed to inspire children, families and communities to get outside and enjoy the huge benefits that nature has on our physical and mental wellbeing.’