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Wonderful mix of material for garden path. Cobblestone sectioned between random pattern of bricks (reclaimed bricks offer a softer mellow tone of age along with irregular edges) and plantings of different types of thyme. Bordered with bricks as well.

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Wonderful mix of material for garden path. Cobblestone sectioned between random pattern of bricks (reclaimed bricks offer a softer mellow tone of age along with irregular edges) and plantings of different types of thyme. Bordered with bricks as well.

garden path…peaceful…love.

Free-range poultry chickens & roosters | Plant & Flower Stock Photography: GardenPhotos.com

Chicken coop in backyard with free range roosters in garden and pathway

A great way to add some color to the backyard! Have the boys paint them.

On the fence about outdoor décor

"Exploring the Outdoor Classroom"- blog all about learning activities for outdoors

Exploring the Outdoor Classroom

LEARNING...OUTDOORS

Thames Valley Adventure Playground

Make Your Kids Outdoor Play Area Musical! Check out how Ann of My Nearest and Dearest made her kids outdoor play area musical with just some recycled cans and jingle bells. I love that she got the kids involved in making it, too. So fun! DIY Musical Kids Outdoor Play Area at My Nearest and …

DIY Musical Kids Outdoor Play Area [From the Mamas]

DIY Musical Kids Outdoor Play Area [From the Mamas] • B-Inspired Mama

There have been so many fabulous mud kitchens shared in our Daycare Spaces and Ideas Community group on Facebook over the last few years. Mud kitchens provide Children the opportunity to explore...

Mud Kitchens Preschoolers will Love

Ideas for creating a kids mud kitchen.

5 easy essential elements to add to your outdoor play space - without spending to much! See how easy it is over at Mummy Musings and Mayhem

5 Important elements to include in your natural outdoor play space - The Empowered Educator

In my experience most children are happier and calmer when outdoors. I know I am. It would drive me absolutely bonkers if we spent the majority of the day inside. Outside they can run and jump and yell, and expend some of the energy that is usually deemed inappropriate and often very annoying indoors. I…

Eggshell Herb Garden | This simple Eggshell Herb Garden is a fun Earth Day Project to do with the kids! Teach your kids about sustainability and recycling using eggshells to make planters for herbs. Completely biodegradable and earth-friendly. A great kid activity for Earth Day! #ILoveGreenWorks #ad

Earth Month Project - How to make an Eggshell Herb Garden

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Green Works. All opinions are 100% mine. This simple Eggshell Herb Garden is a fun Earth Day Project to do with the kids! Spring

Children's garden I like the tunnel idea

Home Decorating Tips on WordPress.com

It's Time to Decorate Your Home

installation with plastic containers.

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Toad Stool Garden - Paint old dishes and screw them to stumps for a cute toad stool garden. We saw this on vacation.

Toad Stool Garden - Paint old dishes and screw them to stumps for a cute toad stool garden. We saw this on vacation.

Intended for a child's garden, but great for underplanting with leafies in summer.

A children's garden in the making

With all the rain we have been having many projects have been halted, so we decided to get started with one of the children's areas that we hope to create. As you can see below, the area already had a basic tee pee structure but had otherwise been abandoned. I needed a place to plant my cucumber seedlings and the tee pee seemed a perfect place. This together with a wild climbing spinach that we had growing in a different, less ideal, location will create a lovely shaded hideout for the…

Landscaping natural playspaces for children - Tips, inspiration, project ideas and our progress over the last year. Mummy Musings and Mayhem

Landscaping Natural Playspaces for Children - Our Progress so far... - The Empowered Educator

I spent 2014 sharing a lot about our outdoor play and the natural playspaces we have worked on for my family day care business. I always receive a lot of questions about our spaces and how we think up what we do so I thought it might be nice at the start of 2015 to reflect upon…

I think this path of recycled tiles is both pretty and easily achieved :) #FrontGarden

Easy Desert Landscaping Tips That Will Help You Design A Beautiful Yard

Desert landscaping presents homeowners with a unique set of challenges. Arid climates are notoriously hot and dry. Soil conditions are usually poor, making it hard to grow most types of traditional landscaping plants. Hot desert winds and the relentless...