A Toddler Garden Update {Phase 3}

August 10, 2013

Way on back in June we planted some plants in Lucas’ toddler garden and here is a little update of the beautiful flowers we have been able to enjoy over summer months.

The garden turned into a little family project and we have all done little bits to it. Lucas has loved seeing the flowers in bloom and we regularly watch the butterflies and the bees that are attracted to our patch. Even better the sunflowers that we planted even further back in April have come up a treat; in fact they are starting to take over the garden. He still goes in there to do a little digging and we all take turns watering. We’ll soon be on the lookout for some winter flowers so we can keep it in bloom.

Toddler Garden 1
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10 Comments

  • Liz Burton

    How fabulous! He looks very proud of his flowers too.

    August 10, 2013 at 12:16 pm Reply
    • Hayley Smith

      He takes more of an interest than I thought he would!

      August 11, 2013 at 6:11 pm Reply
  • Coombe Mill

    Lovely to see the progress on this Hayley. I always plant veg with the children but perhaps we should give flowers a go, yours look so beautiful. Great for Lucus to watch them florish, perfect for any Country Kid! Thanks for linking up. Did you know Annie from @MammasaurusBlog also has a “How does your garden grow” linky? This would be lovely to link with her too.

    August 10, 2013 at 1:16 pm Reply
    • Hayley Smith

      I would love to do some veg too but might have to wait until next year now. The flowers have been easy and I’m really surprised by how much he loves them. Thanks for the tip on Annie’s blog, I have seen the link before but never thought of joining up!

      August 11, 2013 at 6:13 pm Reply
  • Victoria - WTTP

    What a fab idea..rio loves watching birds, bees and butterflies!!

    August 10, 2013 at 5:00 pm Reply
    • Hayley Smith

      It has been so easy to do and we’re really happy with it, thank you.

      August 11, 2013 at 6:13 pm Reply
  • Jenny Paulin

    awwww what an wonderful array of colours, shapes and sizes. he looks so happy with his little toddler garden (love that you have called it so) x

    August 10, 2013 at 10:13 pm Reply
    • Hayley Smith

      He loves it more than I thought he would and I’m quite pleased with it myself (I am not at all green-fingered!) x

      August 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm Reply
  • Emily Foran

    So pretty!
    What lovely flowers, he’s a much better gardener than me! xx

    August 12, 2013 at 10:25 pm Reply
    • Hayley Smith

      Ha, and me! We’ve learnt so much even from just this small patch. x

      August 13, 2013 at 7:36 pm Reply

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