Cultivation Street

Archive for March 2018

Lisa Bond from Poundbury Gardens talks to Cultivation Street

Who are you and where do you work? My name is Lisa Bond and I am the Cultivation Street Ambassador at our Poundbury Gardens, near Dorchester.  We’re part of the Gardens Group    What does being an Ambassador mean for you? I am relatively new to growing and have found so much enjoyment in it.…

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The ultimate planting guide for your veg

Nothing tastes as great as vegetables you have grown yourself and it’s so easy to get started with this ultimate planting guide brought to you by David Domoney and the Cultivation Street team!  So why not give it a try?  But we know that the more crops you have, the more confusing it gets. Each…

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Penge Green Gym (Friends of Winsford Gardens)

Introduction How it all began…In 2011, The Conservation Volunteers [TCV] worked with The London Borough of Bromley and the corporate sponsor, The Glades to kick-start the transformation of a neglected park called Winsford Gardens situated off a busy main road running from Penge, at the north end of the borough, towards Croydon. The previously private…

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Olive Branch Community Garden

Introduction Who are you and where are you from? I am Tessa Lynn, Chair of the Olive Branch Community Garden Community. The garden is located in the Dogsthorpe and Welland ward in Peterborough. It is a natural paradise surrounded by homes and shares one of its borders with a small number of private allotments. It…

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Highfield Park #GreenGym

Introduction Who are you and where are you from? We are members of the Highfield Park #GreenGym – so called because we get plenty of exercise whilst we are gardening at Highfield Park in South Shore in Blackpool, Lancashire. The core group consists of approximately six members although we have family groups who occasionally join…

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Dane Ghyll Primary School

Introduction Who are you? Dane Ghyll Primary School Cumbria, Louise Postlewaite   What can we find in your garden?There are now 7 raised beds, one for each year group to plant vegetables in. The children prepare the plants and water their own beds. They also have a polytunnel with a selection of vegetables and plants that…

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Bottesford Juniors High School

Introduction Who are you? Gareth Preston, Bottesford Juniors High School, Scunthorpe.   How did you come to hear about Cultivation Street?3 years ago, I was running a community group called Beckview Garden, which I am still a part of today. We entered Cultivation Street and won ourselves £500 in garden vouchers! So when I joined the…

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School is buzzing to be involved with the #PolliPromise

Pollinator Promise By Saint Alban’s CE Primary! Join in to save our threatened wildlife! As a part of St Albans Primary School’s involvement in the UK wide, ‘Polli:Nation’ project, they have developed a campaign to spread the message of the importance of pollinators and the need to protect them. When you sign up to the…

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