Cultivation Street

Archive for February 2019

The Wonky Garden | Their Garden Story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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How to set up and run a school garden

Gardening has many benefits for children. While it has great health and social implications, it also offers brilliant hands on experience for learning. Inspired by the school and community garden stories, we’ve put together a guide to help get you started – from thinking about how to use the space, to how to involve the children and school community.

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Spring Scavenger Hunt | Activity Sheet

We’ve got some great ideas to help get families and children out and about, enjoying the great outdoors. How about adding a simple scavenger hunt into a sunny spring walk. To celebrate the arrival of spring, we have created a colouring page for you to download, print and colour. Simply click on the link below…

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Angela Fletcher | Her Garden Ambassador Story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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Plant for March | Daffodils

Our Garden Centre Ambassadors have a wealth of knowledge and ideas. They understand first-hand the needs of schools and community gardens and can tailor their advice to this. Our Plant of the Month is written by our 2018 Cultivation Street Ambassador of the Year winner Steve Purton from Dobbies in Milton Keynes. Steve has a…

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Hello Spring Colouring | Activity Sheet

Spring is on its way! It is time to get excited about what this new season will bring and think about all of the planting and growing you have planned. To celebrate the arrival of spring, we have created a colouring page for you to download, print and colour. Simply click on the link below…

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Sophie Lyall | Her Garden Centre Ambassador Story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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Funding and donations for your School or Community Garden

Once you’re on the journey of setting up your School or Community Garden, it’s important to think about how you’ll cover the costs involved. Here are some ideas of how to make life easier for yourself by searching for funding, donations and even freebies! Ambassadors Make the most of your Cultivation Street ambassador’s local knowledge.…

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Zoe Stanmore | Her Garden Ambassador story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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Calliope My Life Inspiration | Competition Tips

The ‘Calliope My Life’ competition category is designed to be fun and fire up your imagination. The nature of this competition inspires bright, colourful and creative displays, so we’re excited to run it as a Cultivation Street category for a second year. Incorporating these Calliope® plug plants in your displays automatically makes you eligible to…

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