How to prepare your garden for the summer

In the depths of a dark winter, with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark, summer may seem too far in the distance to contemplate. However, now is the time to start your preparations to make sure it is tip-top in time to get the most out of your garden this summer. With perfect planning and development, you’ll get a much longer season too so don’t delay!

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Tidying up the garden: a fun family activity

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The children love being outdoors. I wrote recently about the positive effects on behaviour from being outside. I honestly think it makes a huge difference, but getting outdoors doesn’t have to mean going somewhere else.

The children love to be at home, but out in the garden, and whilst they love to play on their bikes and scooters, bounce on the trampoline and get all kinds of messy in the sand pit and mud kitchen, they equally love just helping out.

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Making a garden that’s safe for all ages

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Ready to introduce your little one to the great outdoors? It’s a very respectable thing to do as a parent, but it’s also risky – younger children aren’t developed enough to avoid the dangers of a garden, or even to know what those dangers actually are in the first place. Thanks to Fylde Grass, we’ve been able to put together a brief guide on making a garden that’s safe for all ages.

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