Meghan and Harry live The Good Life at Frogmore Cottage as they install an organic vegetable paradise so they can grow as much food as they can

  • Duke and Duchess of Sussex will have an organic vegetable paradise at home
  • Harry and Meghan want to grow their own fruit and vegetables at Frogmore Cottage
  • The royal couple wants to grow as much of their own fresh produce as possible

They can not completely escape the pressure to be modern young royals.

But with the move to the country, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex seem to be accepting the good life.

They have an organic vegetable plot planted in the gardens of their new home.

Chefs Harry and Meghan grow their own herbs, fruits and vegetables at Frogmore Cottage on Queen's Windsor Estate, well-placed sources say.

Enthusiastic chefs Harry and Meghan build their own herbs, fruits and vegetables at Frogmore Cottage on Queen's Windsor Estate

Enthusiastic chefs Harry and Meghan build their own herbs, fruits and vegetables at Frogmore Cottage on Queen's Windsor Estate

Like Tom and Barbara Good in the popular BBC sitcom of the 1970s, they want to grow as much in-house production as possible.

The Good Life starred with Richard Briers and Felicity Kendal in the role of Tom and Barbara, who try to shun modern commercialism by becoming self-employed in their suburbs. However, it is unlikely that their royal counterparts will eventually make their own clothing or trade their excessive crops for luxury.

Unlike the goods, Harry and Meghan do not have to worry about what the neighbors think.

The vegetable garden is located in the newly landscaped gardens of Frogmore Cottage, which the couple has received from the Queen.

37-year-old Meghan, who is expecting the couple's first baby every day, is an avid gourmand who led a food and lifestyle blog called The Tig before her marriage. In an interview while she was an actress, she said that home-grown products are the key to her love of food.

"I grew up in Southern California … I loved gardening and growing my own vegetables. This farm-to-table ethos was anchored at such a young age, "she said.

The couple has created a biological vegetable plot in the gardens of their new home in Frogmore Cottage (photo).

The couple has created a biological vegetable plot in the gardens of their new home in Frogmore Cottage (photo).

Like Tom and Barbara Good in the popular BBC sitcom of the 1970s, they want to grow as much in-house production as possible

A royal source said yesterday, "The Duchess has a passion for cooking. Therefore, it was proposed to build a small plot of land in the extensive garden where they can grow their own products.

"She cooks regularly for Prince Harry and the cottage is the perfect place for her to prepare meals with home grown produce from her own garden.

"It goes without saying that she wants to grow vegetables, herbs and soft fruits."

The garden is likely to be operated according to the organic principles that Meghan loves and which her father-in-law Prince Charles strongly encourages.

The Frogmore conversion project from five run-down former staff houses was a marathon – and costly – with claims that the cost had increased to £ 3 million due to the couple's recent requests.

The bill for construction work and basic equipment such as plumbing and electrical systems is paid by the taxpayers and should be up to 1.5 million pounds. The balance is taken over by Harry and Meghan.

All details are published in the annual Royal Accounts, which will be published later in the year.

Kensington Palace declined to comment last night.

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