Spice up your garden

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 21, 2020

This blog is not for the faint hearted, or for the cooler mouths. This is all about HEAT and how you can bring an extra spice to your table with these 4 flowers, fruits, and veggies you can grow in your garden. Rocket This peppery salad leaf is not only one of the fastest veg…

Floral Cocktails

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 17, 2020

What better way to relax than putting your feet up in your garden and enjoying a nice refreshing cocktail or mocktail. Through the year’s drinks have become more elaborate than ever, so why not try something new? You don’t have to look too far, these delicious additions can be found right in your garden. Lavender…

Behind the Sunday Mirror – Kids Grow for Gold

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 10, 2020

Give kids the joy and excitement of gardening and make them eager to play, grow, and learn more – and even win a cash prize to boost their efforts. As more people than ever take to their gardens during these unprecedented times, we’re receiving record entries for our Cultivation Street 2020 campaign, sponsored by Miracle…

Our Stories – Eden G Community Garden

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 7, 2020

Read one of our brand new entries from this year Eden G have created a community garden in wake of Covid-19 The Eden G volunteers started work at the beginning of May 2020, just two months ago, when we came together with the aims of creating and maintaining a place that already, we have transformed…

Our Stories – Little Green Academy

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 1, 2020

Little Green Academy is a special school for 75 boys aged 7-16 years who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Many children also have a range of additional needs including Autism, ADHD, Attachment Disorders, Anxiety and Speech and Language delay. We started working at Little Green last year when it became part of our…

July Gardening Tips

By Caitlin Bellamy | June 23, 2020

Get ahead of the game for July and get planning for your garden. Here are our July Gardening Tips for you and your garden. Love your Lawn Make sure you keep regularly mowing your lawn, consider raising the cutting height to keep the grass a bit longer during dry weather. Water it in the early…

5 Speedy Growing Veg

By Caitlin Bellamy | June 23, 2020

If you’re looking for a quick turnaround in your home-grown harvest, these 5 vegetables are ready from seed to plate in 30 days or less. Radishes If you sow the radish seeds in fertile and damp soil, they’ll be ready to harvest in as quick as 25 days. Keeping the soil moist will ensure rapid…

Our Stories – Edible Rotherhithe

By Caitlin Bellamy | June 23, 2020

Edible Rotherhithe based at Surrey Square School in London are entering Cultivation Street this year for the first time! Starting their project less than a year ago, they have now provide of 2 workshops a week teaching children about growing their own food. They constructed and installed a 18ft x 16ft polytunnel last August during…

Grow a Sensory Garden

By Caitlin Bellamy | June 19, 2020

Gardening does take some work, but it should still be fun and not a chore – after all, it’s an activity that the whole family can enjoy. What could be nicer than sharing your love for all things green with your children? However, many people struggle to get kids in the garden with them. If that…

Best Birthday Blooms

By Caitlin Bellamy | June 17, 2020

Flowers are such a great gift for any occasion, birthdays being one of them. But have you ever wondered what type of bloom you should be sending? Like birth stones we have birth flowers. So here are the months and what flowers you should think about sending to your loved ones. January – the carnation…