The Exeter Child Care Centre garden has received a native facelift after a working bee with the children and volunteers from the West Tamar Landcare group.
Centre director Cathie Burr said the project was part of long term plans for the centre.
"It started as an idea to encourage more birds and insects into the environment," she said.
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"We want to encourage the children to have a more challenging and fun play experience, and get them outside enjoying nature."
Working bees have been held over the last few weeks, with centre staff, children and Landcare volunteers helping to plant native shrubs and plants.
Volunteer Jayne Shaper said the group had enjoyed teaching the children about plants native to the area.
"We are doing what we can to improve the local environment and this is part of it," she said.
"The children helped spread pinebark last week, and there will be more plants to come.
"It's all coming together just beautifully".
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