Cultivation Street

Behind the Sunday Mirror – Essington in Bloom

By Caitlin Bellamy | April 6, 2020

The Cultivation Street Gardens for Better Health competition category first launched in 2019 and it saw some incredible and uplifting entries. We are so excited to see what this year brings and what good people are bringing to their communities.

5 Quirky DIY Planters for your House and Garden

By Caitlin Bellamy | April 2, 2020

So, you’ve got your compost, you’ve got some seeds or some ready to pot plants, but you don’t have one thing, your pots.

Top 5 Air Purifying House Plants

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 31, 2020

With spending a lot of time in your home or your garden, you may be looking to see which best houseplants can brighten your living room or add some character to your kitchen. Here are some great plants for your home that won’t just make your inside space look better but could help you feel better too.

Behind the Sunday Mirror – Edible Rotherhithe

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 30, 2020

Even in its 8th year, Cultivation street is introduced to new and exciting gardening projects. Edible Rotherhithe, an organisation working with schools, have been running a twice-weekly food growing afterschool club for the pupils of Surrey Square Primary School free of charge.

Stay Home but Stay in Touch

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 24, 2020

At Cultivation Street we want to help you in any way we can through such a difficult and ever-changing time. The main thing we promote through this campaign, is togetherness. We are incredibly lucky to have access to technology in times like these, so we are here to inspire you with ways to stay in…

Behind the Sunday Mirror – Francis Combe Academy

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 23, 2020

Cultivation Street is not just raised beds and thriving allotments, there are so many different elements to our community gardens, including those that encourage making sure Mother Nature and all her creations flourish and thrive.

How to make Plant Labels

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 17, 2020

With so many of your gardens being full of all different types of plants, vegetables and herbs we know it may be difficult to keep track of which is what. So why not DIY your own plant labels. It’s a fun activity that everyone can get involved with, especially on a rainy day, when outside gardening isn’t really an option.

Top Tips for Containers with Miracle-Gro

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 16, 2020

Creating beautiful bright displays in hanging baskets, pots or planters is a great way to add colour to any garden – even with a smaller space such as a window box or balcony, you can enjoy cheerful bedding plants, all summer long. Container gardening is fun for all ages – there’s no digging required, and…

Behind the Sunday Mirror – Dallington C of E Primary learn to Grow Their Own

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 16, 2020

From small things come great things, and Dallington CE school has proven that. Seven years ago they were awarded a grant that they used to build a raised bed which they divided into sections—one for plants, one for vegetables and one for herbs and fruit.

Behind the Sunday Mirror – Star Primary School

By Caitlin Bellamy | March 9, 2020

With Cultivation Street 2020 up and running, community and school gardens across the country are getting ready for spring—schools like Star Primary, who are already in their greenhouse starting to sow their seeds.