Backyard Concepts

Unearthing Nature's Playground | Orlando Family Magazine

"With the school year soon coming to an end, it’s time to spruce up learning opportunities right in your own backyard. Transform an ordinary outdoor space into a captivating, natural wonderland and you’ll harness the curiosity and imagination of your children in a whole new way. With a little ingenuity, you can create a multi-sensory landscape that provides your children with an enriching, fresh-air retreat to enjoy throughout the summer and all year long.

Jocelyn Chilvers, a 30-year veteran in landscape design, as well as an artist, teacher, and author of the blog “The Art Garden,” suggests that homeowners integrate three fun and educational areas into landscape schemes. These zones ─ active play, interactive play, and seasonal observation areas ─ should evolve along with your child’s changing interests.

Active Play Area | Interactive Learning Area | Seasonal Observational Learning Area | Multi-Sensory Garden Experience..."

Complete article can be seen in the April edition of Orlando Family Magazine or visit their website.