93-year-old Queen Elizabeth II impressively wielded a spade on an official visit to the National Institute of Agricultural Botany to view an exhibition.
When asked if she needed help, she retorted "No, no, I’m still perfectly capable of planting a tree!"
She handed over her handbag saying '"Take this because I can't do both."
And royalists and non-royalists alike were pretty impressed.
Watch how she handles that pretty heavy shovel in the video below:
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