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Gardening at home with the children

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Have you taken time to notice that spring is arriving?

Why not make the most of this time that we have at home to get out into the garden with our children. If your garden is anything like mine, it will need some tidying up. This is a perfect opportunity to mow the grass, prunce back bushes and plants, get rid of weeds, and plants some bulbs.

Here are ten ideas that you could try with your children in the garden, from Gardens World.

10 gardening projects for kids

  • Pot up colourful containers. These instant container displays are easy to plant and will quickly fill the space allocated to them.
  • Build a Fairy garden.
  • Twig teepee.
  • Make a bug box/ or hotel.
  • Collect seeds.
  • Grow micro-greens.
  • Create a succulent plant display.
  • Pond in a pot.

We would love to see what you do in your garden with your children, please do email us your photos and gardening ideas so that we can share with oher local families here to enjoy with their children too. Email me at familylife@loveandover.com

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