View Poll Results: Do you have a backyard?

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    Default Do you have a backyard?

    And by backyard I mean a 'reasonable' amount of room to run around... probably with grass?

    As we would all be well aware, average land size is shrinking, especially if you live in a city.

    I'll add a poll.

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    As for me, we have a paved courtyard.

    I would LOVE to have more outside space, but the $$$ necessary to achieve this have ruled it out for now at least.

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    We are currently renting a property with an acre backyard.

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    Yep, it means we had to move further out than I'd planned but still only 20 mins from the city. I would seriously struggle with three kids and no yard. I think the trampoline saves my sanity. And I love my hills hoist.

    When we were saving for our deposit we lives in lots of flats, and I really think its part of the reason I fou d it hard with two littlies- I couldn't just open the backyard and let them run wild.

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    Yes. Fenced out the back, unfenced front yard with garden bed.

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    at the moment our rental has a large backyard. we have plenty of room for a swingset, trampoline, puppy and a dozen chickens.

    when our new house is finished we'll have 60acres

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    We have a courtyard with grass. It's ok sized as far as courtyards are and I am glad I have room to put a climbing frame and wading pool and outdoor setting. However I grew up with a massive garden with a pool. All we did was play outside all day every day. I do wonder what my girls are missing out on...

    DH wants to move closer to the city which would mean less room. I swing between thinking it doesn't matter and a courtyard is fine.. to wanting to move into the country where we could afford to buy a big house with a good amount of land and have animals and kids running around...

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    Yep, we are lucky to have a fairly big backyard with room for a cubby, swing set, trampoline and clothes line and grass to run on (and mow!).

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    Quote Originally Posted by TinyLittleTootsies View Post
    We have a courtyard with grass. It's ok sized as far as courtyards are and I am glad I have room to put a climbing frame and wading pool and outdoor setting. However I grew up with a massive garden with a pool. All we did was play outside all day every day. I do wonder what my girls are missing out on...

    DH wants to move closer to the city which would mean less room. I swing between thinking it doesn't matter and a courtyard is fine.. to wanting to move into the country where we could afford to buy a big house with a good amount of land and have animals and kids running around...
    This is us too, nearly word for word!

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    We have a massive back yard but its unusable due to to bull ants that are every where.

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