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Cheap and Easy Ways to Improve Your Garden for The Kids This Summer

Cheap and Easy Ways to Improve Your Garden for The Kids This Summer

It won’t be long before the kids are off school for several weeks, and you’ll likely have to come up with lots of ways to keep them entertained. There are many ways you can prepare for your garden for your kids’ summer holidays that don’t break the bank; we’ve put together the best ideas that your little ones will enjoy.

A sensory garden:

This consists of a series of different plants and flowers that have a variety of smells and textures. Its aim can be to grow vegetables, provide a calming area in the garden or simply a place where children can learn about local flora and fauna.

The easiest way to get started is by looking at a hardwood railway sleeper to place your plants or vegetables inside. Then as the plants begin to grow, take you children there for the afternoon and see what they discover.

A safe play area:

Kids love to run around and play, be it indoors or outdoors, but it can give you peace of mind that they have a dedicated area to play in the garden.

Using artificial grass that protects your garden and your children with a softer surface is ideal for constant hitting of shoes and outdoor toys. They’re also easy to maintain and keep clean for repeated use.

Complement your play zone with opportunities to play games like tennis, rounders or even make a sports day event in your backyard!

Make a second home:

A playhouse may be a perfect option for children after some time with their siblings or friends. Allow them the opportunity to help paint, decorate and make the space their own if they’d like to. You could make the entire process a really rewarding experience for them!

They offer a place where children can build their imagination in your garden, where they can look after a mini home of their own. It’s also a great learning opportunity for your child that offers hours of endless fun in the summer months.

Take a look at our range of playhouses to get started.

Whatever you do with your kids during their summer break, improving your garden to cater to their interests will allow them to grow in more ways than you could imagine.

Lawsons have a wide range of gardening supplies and home improvement products to make your garden ideas a reality. Shop online or visit one of our branches today.

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