Over the past few years, you may have noticed that edible flowers have become a popular decoration and garnishes on food dishes and cocktails. There’s nothing more surprising than being told you can eat a beautiful bloom that arrives on your plate, so add an extra special garnish to your summer drinks of spruce up…

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With garden centres now back open, we want to shine a light today on our wonderful Cultivation Street Ambassadors which are working all over the country helping communities and schools get into gardening. Giving them tips and advice on where to start, and representing Cultivation Street in an incredible way! One of these amazing Ambassadors…

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Summertime seems to be the only time you really CRAVE a salad, they’re refreshing, light and perfect for tucking in to when you’re sat outside, eating alfresco. We all know the obvious salad components that can be grown in your garden such as lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber, but what about adding something extra. Some may…

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With a lot of us spending more time in our garden, you may be wondering how to encourage the kids to get involved in gardening. Here are some top tips from us to get the kids started, and who knows…they may turn into avid gardeners! Plus, it wouldn’t hurt to have a few helping hands…

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Formally an unsafe eyesore used as a dumping ground for builder’s waste, the site was full of glass and weeds until a group of determined parents stepped in to totally transform the space. This inaccessible space is now a working project encouraging the 350 school pupils, teachers, parents and wider community to work together to…

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Before you roll your wheelie bin out this week, we thought we’d let you know how you can use ordinary household recyclables in your garden. We all hate waste, so if you’re running low on certain things in the garden, see which items in your bin you can reuse to give you a helping hand.…

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Not all of us have the huge garden of our dreams just yet, maybe you’re in an urban area or you only have a small space in your back garden, but you want to make the most of it. Once the garden furniture and the BBQ are in place, you may be wondering what to…

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  Started in 2018, the Allotment Angels project is part of Includeme2 club which works with children, young people and adults who have additional support needs across Glasgow. It started with a disused allotment plot in the heart of the city; with the railway line on one side and tenement buildings on the other. Over…

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From the 3rd to the 9th May it’s Hedgehog Awareness Week, so we thought of two fun activities you can do to make your garden hedgehog friendly. Make a Hedgehog House What you will need Cardboard Box Scissors Large Tube Compost Leaf Cuttings If you have any spare cardboard boxes available, why not create a…

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Today we celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the end the fighting in Europe during World War II. People across the county are donning their homes with the British flag and remembering all those who fought to keep us safe. The poppy is a symbol of remembrance, as this was the flower that grew…

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