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Grow for Talgarth

By cultivationst | April 25, 2018

Introduction In 2015 a small group of volunteers decided that the town of Talgarth needed a real cheering up as the only flower display in the town was by the war memorial and so under the banner of ‘Grow for Talgarth’ they began their mission in creating a town square adorned with flowers and developing…

Gary Bissett, Inver Garden Centre in NI talks to Cultivation Street

By cultivationst | April 20, 2018

Who are you and where do you work? My name is Gary Bissett and I am the Manager and Cultivation Street Ambassador at Inver Garden Centre, Larne in Northern Ireland, where I have been working for the last 22 years   What does being an Ambassador mean for you? Being an Ambassador gives me the…

Matthew Lewis ‘Ambassador of the Year 2017’ talks to Cultivation Street

By cultivationst | April 11, 2018

Who are you and where do you work? My name is Matthew Lewis, Events Manager and Cultivation Ambassador at The Old Railway Line Garden Centre in Mid-Wales.  I’m 27 and last year won  Cultivation Street Ambassador of the Year 2017! What does being an Ambassador mean for you? Being a Cultivation Street Ambassador is a…

Sophie Lyall from Haskins Garden Centre, West End, Southampton talks to Cultivation Street

By cultivationst | March 26, 2018

Who are you and where do you work? My name is Sophie Lyall and I work at Haskins Garden Centre in West End, Southampton What does being an Ambassador mean for you? I have only become an Ambassador this year, but have already visited one new school who are now onboard and we are continuing…

Zoe Stanmore from Dobbies Garden World, Southport talks to Cultivation Street

By cultivationst | March 20, 2018

Who are you and where do you work? My Name is Zoe Stanmore and I am the community champion and Cultivation Street ambassador at Dobbies Southport What does being an Ambassador mean for you? Everything!   I get to meet some amazing community groups and help them where possible to create a place where people can…

Lisa Bond from Poundbury Gardens talks to Cultivation Street

By cultivationst | March 20, 2018

Who are you and where do you work? My name is Lisa Bond and I am the Cultivation Street Ambassador at our Poundbury Gardens, near Dorchester.  We’re part of the Gardens Group    What does being an Ambassador mean for you? I am relatively new to growing and have found so much enjoyment in it.…

The ultimate planting guide for your veg

By cultivationst | March 9, 2018

Nothing tastes as great as vegetables you have grown yourself and it’s so easy to get started with this ultimate planting guide brought to you by David Domoney and the Cultivation Street team!  So why not give it a try?  But we know that the more crops you have, the more confusing it gets. Each…

Penge Green Gym (Friends of Winsford Gardens)

By cultivationst | March 7, 2018

Introduction How it all began… In 2011, The Conservation Volunteers [TCV] worked with The London Borough of Bromley and the corporate sponsor, The Glades to kick-start the transformation of a neglected park called Winsford Gardens situated off a busy main road running from Penge, at the north end of the borough, towards Croydon. The previously…

Olive Branch Community Garden

By cultivationst | March 7, 2018

Introduction Who are you and where are you from? I am Tessa Lynn, Chair of the Olive Branch Community Garden Community. The garden is located in the Dogsthorpe and Welland ward in Peterborough. It is a natural paradise surrounded by homes and shares one of its borders with a small number of private allotments. It…

Highfield Park #GreenGym

By cultivationst | March 7, 2018

Introduction Who are you and where are you from? We are members of the Highfield Park #GreenGym – so called because we get plenty of exercise whilst we are gardening at Highfield Park in South Shore in Blackpool, Lancashire. The core group consists of approximately six members although we have family groups who occasionally join…