Like Prince Charles, a staunch conservationist, Camilla Parker Bowles swears by nature. At the BBC, she explained that for her, flowers, plants and other bulbs were very important.
If Prince Charles is known for his love of the countryside, his wife is not left out. True passionate about flowers of all kinds, Camilla Parker Bowles surprised the subjects of the Majesty by agreeing to give her secrets on the BBC antenna. Usually discreet woman, she kindly appeared on the Gardeners’ World show to talk about her garden. And the importance of exteriors in these troubled times. “I think the gardens got people through the Covid crisis. They realized how special a garden was and what they could do with it, assured the Duchess. It was a kind of spiritual experience for them, they discovered a kind of affinity with the earth, you can go to a garden and you can get lost completely, you don’t have to think about anything else, you are surrounded by nature, you have singing birds, you have buzzing bees, there is something very healing in gardens. “
In his own garden, Camilla Parker Bowles said she had a wooded area and would like to “build more”. Woman committed to the protection of the environment, just like the future king of England, she wants to count in the preservation of endangered species, as she explained on the BBC. “I would love to plant strips of bulbs and I would also love to have a real meadow of wildflowers. At the moment I have a few, but the grass has kind of taken over and we will be doing it again this year. to plant more seeds, because I think, especially now, that it is more and more important to have these wild plants if we are to continue to attract butterflies and bees “, described Camilla Parker Bowles, whom it is not uncommon to see strolling in the gardens of the Crown.
Why Camilla loves flowers so much
In fact, the couple grow a lot of vegetables at Highgrove House in Gloucestershire. A real happiness for the children of Kate Middleton and Prince William. “I take all my grandchildren to the garden and they spend hours and hours eating peas”, she confided a few months ago. And this is not the first time that the wife of Prince Charles evokes her passion for greenery. In a video message before British Flower Week in 2020, Camilla Parker Bowles was already explaining the importance of plants during the pandemic. “In these difficult times, when we are all looking for something to brighten up our lives, nothing can cheer us up more than our flowers and plants., she rejoiced. They are the healers of nature. In our gardens, in our planters, or even in a simple vase, their glorious scents and myriad colors are true beautifiers of life. ”