Get ahead of the game for July and get planning for your garden. Here are our July Gardening Tips for you and your garden. Love your Lawn Make sure you keep regularly mowing your lawn, consider raising the cutting height to keep the grass a bit longer during dry weather. Water it in the early…

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If you’re looking for a quick turnaround in your home-grown harvest, these 5 vegetables are ready from seed to plate in 30 days or less. Radishes If you sow the radish seeds in fertile and damp soil, they’ll be ready to harvest in as quick as 25 days. Keeping the soil moist will ensure rapid…

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Edible Rotherhithe based at Surrey Square School in London are entering Cultivation Street this year for the first time! Starting their project less than a year ago, they have now provide of 2 workshops a week teaching children about growing their own food. They constructed and installed a 18ft x 16ft polytunnel last August during…

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Gardening does take some work, but it should still be fun and not a chore – after all, it’s an activity that the whole family can enjoy. What could be nicer than sharing your love for all things green with your children? However, many people struggle to get kids in the garden with them. If that…

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Flowers are such a great gift for any occasion, birthdays being one of them. But have you ever wondered what type of bloom you should be sending? Like birth stones we have birth flowers. So here are the months and what flowers you should think about sending to your loved ones. January – the carnation…

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Zoe supports a large number of local organisations. In her own time she also runs a community garden and kids gardening club. She has encouraged a number of her local organisations signed up to the Cultivation Street competition and supported them in their entry! A dab hand at DIY, Zoe has created a number of…

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Some people struggle with their gardens getting too much sun exposure, causing them to have less time slots to water. But what about those gardens that spend most of the day in the shade? Don’t let the lack of sun stop you from planting in your garden. You can still grow flowers, fruit, veg and…

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Sometimes we just fancy a change. No matter how much you love your house and garden, change is good. It’s refreshing, but sometimes it can be a little expensive. So, we thought we’d give you some quick, easy and budget friendly things to do in your garden to completely transform it. Tidy up First things…

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There’s something extremely peaceful about watching a butterfly fluttering around your flowers. With their colourful wings and so many different types to spot, why wouldn’t you want to attract them into your garden? We have four of the best plants for pollinators for you to plant to start your own butterfly haven. Lantanas These plants…

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Earthworks is a small, local charity nurturing people with learning disabilities to reach their full potential. It offers Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and nature-based activities to those in need within the local community. The project began when five large psychiatric hospitals for the care of adults living with long-term mental health conditions and learning disabilities…

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