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10 fun gardening activities that will encourage children to go outdoors

Allowing kids to help in the garden can help with their inquisitive nature and encouraging them to ask questions can also mean parents learn a thing or two

Horticulture experts from BillyOh.com have revealed tasks which encourage children to enjoy the garden during the summer.

A time-consuming task for many adults, but a brilliant way to destroy flowers to children. Removing deadheads ensures that the flowers will grow back again.

1. Deadheading flowers

A time-consuming task for many adults, but a brilliant way to destroy flowers to children. Removing deadheads ensures that the flowers will grow back again.
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Ask them to fill a bucket with as many as they can find, then transport them to a safe space, away from your plants.

2. Collecting snails

Ask them to fill a bucket with as many as they can find, then transport them to a safe space, away from your plants.
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With your supervision  making sure they dont accidentally pick any seeding plants  weeding can be something great to do together.

3. Weeding

With your supervision making sure they dont accidentally pick any seeding plants weeding can be something great to do together.
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Purchasing a smaller watering can fit for children can be a worthwhile investment. Making them responsible for certain pots or a specific area can catch their imagination.

4. Watering

Purchasing a smaller watering can fit for children can be a worthwhile investment. Making them responsible for certain pots or a specific area can catch their imagination.
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