feature at Chelsea Flower Show
18 November 2014
garden inspired by the bright and vibrant atmosphere
of children’s residential camps set up by Prince
Harry’s charity Sentebale is to feature in next
year’s Chelsea Flower Show.
Designer Matt Keightley is to create a garden for
Sentebale dedicated to the Mamohato project in
Lesotho which helps youngsters with HIV and Aids.
The garden will include a rock waterscape feature,
said to represent the mountainous region of the
southern African country. Sketches of the creation
also show a hut and wooden walkways set among mature
trees and abundant foliage.
Cathy Ferrier, chief executive of Sentebale, said:
“Landscaper and designer Matt Keightley has created
a truly inspirational garden that will be a
representation of the experience that the children
in Lesotho go through during our Mamohato camp.”
The Mamohato network and camps programme provides
life-skills and psychosocial support to children
living with HIV/Aids in Lesotho.
At the camps, sessions cover hygiene, nutrition and
adherence to anti-retroviral therapy, as well as
HIV-focused games, sports, arts, crafts and drama.
Mr Keightley said: “I am honoured to be working with
Sentebale, the Prince’s Foundation for Building
Community and Prince Harry on this year’s very
He won the Silver-Gilt and the BBC RHS Chelsea
Flower People’s Choice awards for his Hope on the
Horizon garden for military charity Help for Heroes
last year at his first Chelsea Flower Show.
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