Cultivation Street

Sophie Lyall, Haskins Cultivation Street ambassador

Sophie Lyall | Her Garden Centre Ambassador Story

By cultivationst | February 19, 2019

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…

Funding and donations for your School or Community Garden

Funding and donations for your School or Community Garden

By cultivationst | February 18, 2019

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.…

Dobbies Zoe Stanmore, Cultivation Street Abassador

Zoe Stanmore | Her Garden Ambassador story

By cultivationst | February 17, 2019

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…

Colour Your Life Inspiration | Competition Tips

By Annie Yates | February 15, 2019

The ‘Colour Your 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…

Shoulder to Soldier, a Cultivation Street community garden

Top tips on starting a community garden

By cultivationst | February 14, 2019

Cultivation Street was set up to pull together some of the best community gardens across the nation and tell their stories of success. We’ve seen all sorts of amazing community gardens with schools and neighbourhoods all getting together to create great outdoor spaces to enjoy. Now is a perfect time to get involved or start…

Kipos Tou Drakon, The Dragon's Garden, Shortlisted in the 2018 Cultivation Street Competition in Calliope Colour Your Life

Kipos Tou Drakon | Their Garden Story

By cultivationst | February 14, 2019

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…

Grow Your Own Cress Heads | Activity

By cultivationst | February 13, 2019

Our Cress Heads are a simple way to get growing. With just a few everyday items you can create these humorous little characters and watch their hair grow longer, day after day! Use our expressions sheet to inspire your designs. DOWNLOAD EXPRESSIONS SHEET You Will Need An empty egg carton Empty egg shells Permanent marker…

Members of Tinsley Allotment, Shortlisted in the 2018 Cultivation Street Competition in Communities and Calliope Colour My Life

Tinsley Allotment | Their Garden Story

By cultivationst | February 13, 2019

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…

5 Tips For Better Photos | Competition Tips

By cultivationst | February 11, 2019

Photos are a major part of any competition submission. Whether you are a school/community garden or an ambassador it is essential to get a great set of photos that clearly depict what it is you do!   We have put together our 5 top tips (with examples), for improving your images and getting your message…

Cultivation Street Gardens Group Ambassador Steve Fry

Steve Fry | His Garden Ambassador story

By cultivationst | February 7, 2019

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…