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Childrens Gardens part three Spring preparing the garden for summer.

The text on this page is taken from the book Children's Gardens , by Mrs Evelyn Cecil {1865-1941} printed in London by Macmillon in 1902. The book is not in copyright and the pages are courtesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. The coloured images on this page are my personal choices. See reuse of images below. 

In part 1 of this series the author looks at the garden. In part -2 spring in the garden Here in part three she looks at the spring garden and how to prepare for summer. 

Summer flowers like these Rudbeckia {Black eyed Susan} take over from the spring flowering varieties

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Preparing for summer

Weeds will soon take over a garden if not kept at bay

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Dahlias will produce flowers every year if they are kept dry and frost free in winter.

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Sweet pea flowers

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Garden birds such as the Greenfinch should be made welcome by children

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In part four.

In part four we look at the summer garden. 

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