If you love to garden and you have kids, why not get them involved in making things beautiful. Creating a space just for flowers is a joy in itself, but what if you built the bones of a flowerbed then let your child create their own idea of beauty totally on their own. If your children are young, you will have to help them and probably will end up doing most of the work in it, but if your children are preteen to teenage, then they are capable of selecting the plants, planting, weeding, watering and everything else required.
It is important to help your child if it is their first time at gardening. Help them understand how it all works and once you think they have it, set them free to create. Feel free to give them pointers, but don’t tell them what to plant or how to do it; let them create however they desire and watch a budding gardener emerge.
You can also encourage them to start plants from seed, or if you have the means and prefer it, head off to the greenhouse or local garden department of your favorite store and let their imagination take flight. Once the garden is going well, you can enjoy seeing new flowers bloom each day. It’s a good idea to place a bench to sit on near their new garden and to take some time to sit and admire their new creation together. Not only is gardening a great pastime, but it is a great way to have fun with your kids in a way they will never forget.
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