Safety is important and there are some things to consider in the garden.
- Choose tools appropriate for the child's age and ability.
- Keep sprays and fertilisers out of reach.
- Do not use chemicals on plants that might be picked and eaten by young children.
- Secure fences and gates.
- Provide shade and sun protection including hats and sunscreen.
- Encourage children to wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear.
- Be careful with water around very young children and toddlers.