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Building a child friendly garden

There are many ways to improve your garden to make it child-friendly but what are the best methods for all ages to enjoy the outdoors?

Planting

Everything in the garden, from planting the initial seeds, to regularly attending to their plants or food, to nurturing the plants and then finally seeing them in fully grown will be perfect for educating your children as well as growing yourself some healthy food.

As well as growing trees and plants, you could also grow some fruit and vegetables with your children, which will be enjoyable as well as promoting healthy eating. Regardless of your children’s ages, they enjoy the process of growing food or plants. 

In the process of teaching your children, it helps to grow their life skills and opportunities. Gardening provides many opportunities for engaging kids and helps grow skills that can be useful throughout their life. By planting, designing, and maintaining the plants, children learn responsibility. You can also use sleepers to build sections of your garden for your children to grow and learn further.

Gardening

Artificial Grass

When designing and creating your garden, if you have children, using artificial grass will save you money as well as being cleaner and having more fun in the garden all year round. One of the biggest reasons is that they’ll have access to the garden lawn all year round, even during the winter months, regardless of snow or rain, you can enjoy sports, relaxation and more…

Artificial grass will also create a safe environment for children to play in as it will reduce the risk of trips and slips for when it has been raining so there is no sludgy mud, and also help to cushion the impact of falls as well as keeping yourself and your children cleaner. Being cleaner in the garden also helps you save time, money and gives you the ability to focus on other things, which are possibly more important.

Artificial Grass

Outdoor Play Equipment

From young people to a family garden, there is a lot of equipment which you can use to make your garden more enjoyable. Especially for younger children, safety is an important part of having outdoor play equipment. 

If you have a flatter garden, it is more suitable for people all ages because it will remove the need for steps for your children to adjust to, will mean you don't need to rail off raised areas, and will create more space for them to enjoy the outdoor equipment safely. 

Play Equipment

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