Spring is upon us and with it brings the natural appeal of the outdoors. When designing a garden a great way to create an adventure for the children is through a Sensory Garden- this is a carefully selected and placed group of plants and accessories that provide experiences for
- And Moving
Whether it’s on a big scale or a smaller scale, sensory gardens are great at stimulating the senses.
It’s design is to encourage users to interact with the plants, often directly, for instance by breaking off leaves to smell or taste. So, all plants must be non-toxic, hardy and sturdy enough to withstand handling. Another reminder is making gardening FUN and that all involved think it is PLAY!
They include plants, water, wind-activated items, sculptures, mirrors, labyrinths and a variety of surface materials.