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May 03

A bit of Gardening #countrykids

Last week I had a day where I finished work at lunch and got to pick Mouse up from pre-school. We had a lovely walk back looking at the flowers and the butterflies we saw along the way.

Once we were home we headed straight for the back garden as it was so bright and sunny. Mouse headed for the bit we have that used to be a pond but has been filled in with stones. She was digging away and playing with her trucks happily so I thought I would do a bit of tidying around the garden.

We are not gardeners, we can mow the lawn and we can pull up weeds, that is about it!

So I was pottering about and I found a bucket at the far end of the garden. In it appeared to be a lot of dead weeds, I gave it a little wiggle and I said ‘not sure how I am going to get that out Mouse’, she promptly walked over, grabbed it and said ‘Like this….’Mouse countrykidsCountry Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall

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  1. Cate @meaddthree

    Ha! Love it when kids make things very simple 🙂 #Countrykids

  2. Denise

    Wow, best let Mouse do the gardening from now on.

  3. Coombe Mill - Fiona

    Many hands make light work and your daughters little hands were a great help! Thanks for linking up and sharing with Country Kids.

  4. Donna

    Great photo! Love stories of kids helping in the garden x

  5. Super Busy Mum {Debs}

    Hahaha, kids are fabulously funny little creatures, aren’t they! Great post/photo #countrykids

  6. spicers1976

    Bless her, she looks like a scarecrow

  7. Eileen Teo

    such a good helper!

  8. Mummy of Two

    Children make the best gardeners don’t they!

  9. Tina Mansfield

    HaHa! this made me smile, and I think no Mouse need to show you how to grow something tasty in its place!

  10. Mary @ Over 40 and a Mum to One

    She’s got style! Charlie Dimmock eat your heart out!

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