Who is my local Cultivation Street Ambassador?

By Cultivation Street Staff | 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 Cultivation Street Staff | 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 Cultivation Street Staff | 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…

10 Plants for Colder Community Gardens

By Cultivation Street Staff | April 4, 2022

– 10 Plants for Colder Community Gardens – Though there aren’t extreme temperature differences throughout the UK, there are some areas where it’s a little chillier at certain times of the year. Therefore, it’s important to pick plants that are suited to the climate of the community garden to provide success. So, with that in…

Veg Seeds Prize Draw

Win David Domoney Veg Seeds

By Adele Holdsworth | April 1, 2022

Raise Money for Your Community Garden

By Cultivation Street Staff | March 28, 2022

10 Simple Ways to Raise Money for Your Community Garden To run a community garden, you’ll need supplies – things from seeds and compost to tea bags and tools. When buying these, you can often rely on generosity of people, but it’s great to have a little income to keep things ticking over if there’s…

Essential Items for Every Community Garden

By Cultivation Street Staff | March 21, 2022

Essential Items for Every Community Garden There are lots of useful tools that you can use to build the perfect garden. Often, it can be about maintaining it too. Cataloguing what you need and ensuring you have the right stuff shouldn’t be complicated or scary, and simply knowing where to start can be enough in…

The Language of Flowers

By Cultivation Street Staff | March 21, 2022

The Language of Flowers Floriography and the British Garden Floriography, or the language of flowers, was a secret language used to cryptically convey messages. Each flower had its own specific meaning. Upon receipt, they would express feelings which could not be freely spoken. This grew in popularity, especially during the Victorian era. Strict etiquette prevented…

How Plants Grow

By Cultivation Street Staff | March 14, 2022

How Do Plants Grow? – And Other Questions for School Gardeners – Growing stuff can be fun. It’s an awesome way to discover the world around you and get more hands on. It allows you to get more creative, and find inspiration through the outside world. Having a school garden is a brilliant way to…

Cultivation Street Launch 2022

By Cultivation Street Staff | March 7, 2022

Cultivation Street Launch 2022 This year marks 10 years of Cultivation Street! Thank you so much for joining us on this journey. We are so excited to see where it takes us next. From the 7th to 13th of March, we are running our annual Cultivation Street Week 2022, so what better time to get…