How to Grow the Perfect Herb Garden

By Lottie Greenwood | June 17, 2022

– How to Plant the Perfect Herb Garden – Herbs are the perfect edition to any garden. Not only are they super pretty and smell gorgeous, but they are also really easy to plant in your garden. Not to mention, they’re super tasty and healthy too! Why not take a look at our 5 brilliant…

Falling back in love with Roses

By Lottie Greenwood | May 31, 2022

– Falling back in Love with Roses – What better way to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee this summer than by planting the perfect rose in your school or community garden? Roses feature heavily throughout British history and have garnered a reputation as being the perfect quintessential flower. This summer, why not fall back in love…

Fundraising for School Gardens

By Lottie Greenwood | May 23, 2022

Cultivation Street Launch 2022 Fundraising for your school garden is a great way of ensuring there is a buffer of money to cover costs of compost, seeds, tools, and other necessary equipment. A lot of the time you can rely on the generous volunteers and donations for items, however it’s ideal to have some back…

Caring for your School Garden during the Holidays

By Lottie Greenwood | May 16, 2022

– How to Care for your School Garden during the Holidays – Through the holidays, you don’t want all the hard work you put into your school garden to go to waste. Though you may need a rest from school, the plants in your school garden don’t take a break so it’s vital to keep…

Get to Know Your Local Garden Centre

By Lottie Greenwood | May 9, 2022

– Get to Know Your Local Garden Centre – Your local garden centre isn’t just a place to get seeds and plants and compost. There’s plenty on offer at garden centres, from top tips to bargain corners, all designed to help you get the most out of your garden. Don’t forget, your local garden centre…

How to Get the Most from Your Community Garden

By Lottie Greenwood | May 2, 2022

– How to Get the Most from Your Community Garden – The purpose of community gardens may slightly differ. Some may focus on being a community hub for learning, or they may focus on socialising or physical exercise. For others, the main goal may be to grow as much produce as possible, be it fruit…

10 Plants that will Wow Kids at School

By Lottie Greenwood | April 25, 2022

10 Plants that will Wow Kids at School Engaging children with nature is so important, teaching them how vital plants are in our lives and how fascinating they are is a joy. Teaching and showing them these plants is sure to get their brains going. Pitcher Plant Pitcher plants are seriously cool –  not least…

Who is my local Cultivation Street Ambassador?

By Lottie Greenwood | April 25, 2022

– Who is my Local Cultivation Street Ambassador? – Cultivation Street aims to celebrate the inspiring stories of community and school gardens across the nation. However, we also want to bring light to the Ambassadors who are always on hand to inspire and help the local communities with anything they need. To find your local…

Community Gardening and Mental Wellbeing

By Lottie Greenwood | April 18, 2022

– Community Gardening and Mental Wellbeing – There are a whole host of benefits when it comes to community gardening. However, one that always seems to ring true is how community gardening has a positive impact on mental wellbeing. Of course, mental health is super important. Creating safe spaces to support and care for your…

10 Plants for Sunny Community Gardens

By Lottie Greenwood | April 11, 2022

– 10 Plants for Warmer Community Gardens – There are an array of plants suited to sunny community gardens! Late Spring and Summer are the opportune time to begin tending to your garden in earnest. For those sun-baked gardens that get all the warmth and light, this selection of plants will keep your community garden…