on July 2, 2011 - 4:39pm
Prince William and wife Catherine started the third day of their North American Tour today by planting a tree at the Government House. Kate wore a chic grey Kensington sheath dress by the late British designer Catherine Walker, a favorite of Princess Diana, paired with nude LK Bennett pumps. William, in a blue suit, smiled sweetly as he was shown the plaque bearing his late mother's name on one of the more than 120 commemorative trees planted on the grounds of Rideau Hall.
The royal couple planted an Eastern Hemlock tree in the shadow of the Pin Oak planted by William's parents, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, in June of 1983. The tradition of the tree-planting service was started by Japan's Prince Fushimi in 1907. William's grandparents planted a tree in 1977, and the royal family has planted a total of 16 ceremonial trees since 1939. The Duke and Duchess met newlyweds who were married on the same day as they were, April 29th, including couples celebrating milestone anniversaries.
Next up the royal couple head to Montreal. Will we see another outfit change from Kate? Stayed tuned!
Images Courtesy of People