Alycia came running over "Louise, come with me! Want to show you something!" Bettina, Alycia and Drew found the plants in the tyres drooping down.
"What has happened to them?" they asked. The plants have been a fabulous show of colour through the warmer months and they certainly did look different now!
Children are naturally curious in what happens around them and will ask the questions when they don't know the answer.
I explained that the clothes they are wearing like warm hats and the closed footwear is because....
"Its colder!" Alycia quickly replied.
I continued to explain that the frost in the night is so cold that the plants are unable to keep upright any longer and we can help them by cutting them back and let them settle over the winter so they can grow again when the weather is warmer.