If you or your partner are thinking of starting a family, or are already in the process of doing so, then you’re in luck. We’ll be talking about more ways to “babyproof” your home and garden.

We’re not just about baby proofing, but also about baby welcoming. Creating a safe and nurturing environment that’s as fun for you as it is for them. I wanted to talk about outdoor landscape design and how it relates to having a baby-friendly garden.

Outdoor furniture is a great addition to any home, and can be one of the defining and most striking pieces on the property. That means that it’ll act as a focal point for visitors and family alike, which is why it’s so important that your garden design is safe and fun for the whole family.

In some cases this might requires a rethinking your current design and planning an upgrade. Babies tend to put everything in their mouth, choosing plants that are not toxic humans is a great start. Some plants and flowers that are safe to eat include violets, marigolds, and of course small fruit trees.

Your garden may need a refresh or even a full replacement if you find too many plants that could be a problem if your child likes to eat strange things. In any case, it can’t hurt to plant more edible produce in your yard. Not only are they safer for children but have the benefit of producing fruit!

make sure that, for the safety and long-term health of your garden, you speak to a professional trained landscaper. Melbourne has some of the best in town.

Many Australian homeowners have channeled their time and efforts by funneled them into making and designing high quality gardening solutions. If your young family is in need of an outdoor shake-up, or an upgrade on existing layouts, consider something that will stand the test of time, and be a highlight for your home, and your family for decades to come.