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School Story – The Patch, St Francis School, Dundee

By cultivationst | February 16, 2018

School Story – The Patch, St Francis School, Dundee Introduction St Francis School in Dundee are developing a community family allotment through building partnerships and bringing communities together to develop knowledge and gain skills for life in all aspects of nutrition and food. The garden is called The Patch, and the groups of children that…

Community Story – Incredible Edible Dunstable

By cultivationst | February 16, 2018

Community Story – Incredible Edible Dunstable Introduction The Incredible Edible Dunstable community garden in Bedfordshire won £1000 in National Garden Gift Vouchers last year in the Cultivation Street annual competition, and they have gotten in touch to tell us how they are doing and some of the things that they have been able to add…

Community Story – St John’s (Brecon) Well-Being Project

By cultivationst | February 16, 2018

Community Story – St John’s Pedre Close Introduction St John’s Pedre Close is a community garden in Brecon with a real focus on providing affordable produce for the local community and teaching and encouraging people to eat healthier. A grant from Oakdale Trust helped get the group started, and it operates at a community centre…

Community Story – Magheralin Community Association

By cultivationst | February 16, 2018

Community Story – Magheralin Community Association Introduction David Briggs tells us that the village of Magheralin in Northern Ireland had little in the way of community spirit before the Magheralin Community Association was formed in May 2014. Over the last few years, however, community gardening and other group activities have transformed the village. It has…

Digging techniques to aid you and your garden

By cultivationst | February 16, 2018

Digging in the garden is something we do all the time, whether it’s for planting new trees or turning over soil, but many people don’t realise that a bad digging technique can put you at risk of injury. The best time to dig is from October through to December- this can be difficult as the…

Spring Advice from Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre

By cultivationst | February 15, 2018

Now is the time to clean and repair your garden tools; book the lawn mower in for a service and check garden furniture for any rot or damage. When it is warm enough to brave the elements, treat sheds, fences and trellis with wood preservative; brushes and rollers are fine for most things, however a…

Cultivation Street National Winner 2017

By cultivationst | September 17, 2017

Cultivation School Winners 2017

By cultivationst | September 10, 2017

Cultivation Street – Specialist Categories Winners 2017

By cultivationst | September 3, 2017

Cultivation Street Regional Winners 2017

By cultivationst | August 27, 2017