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Prince Harry's Diana garden saved at 11th hour
Jan 15, 2013, 16:02 GMT
Britain's Prince Harry's garden tribute to his late mother has been saved from falling through at the last minute.
The royal was said to be 'devastated' when his African charity Sentebale's Chelsea Flower Show garden - a tribute to Princess Diana - looked like it wouldn't be able to go ahead after a sponsorship deal collapsed, but DIY store B&Q has come to the rescue at the '11th hour'.
Designer Jinny Blom told the London Evening Standard newspaper: 'He was really rooting for it, he was devastated when it looked as if Sentebale had not got the sponsorship and could not do the garden.
'He understood the power of the Chelsea Flower Show. It is such a great venue for getting a point across, it gets such amazing coverage. Fortunately, B&Q came in at the 11th hour and they've been fantastic.'
Following the last-minute change, Jinny now faces a race against time to get the garden ready for the centenary show in May.
The 'forget-me-not' garden features Princess Diana's favourite 'hearts and crowns' motif on an elaborate stone-worked terrace and a plant called 'William', the same name as Harry's brother, Prince William.
Harry has worked with Jinny to create the garden in aid of the charity, which was set up in the name of Diana to help HIV positive children in Lesotho. Sentebale means 'forget-me-not' in Sesotho, Lesotho's language.
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