Cultivation Street

One year on: Inspiration Street winners King’s Heath revisited

By cultivationst | June 27, 2014

To celebrate the second year of our Cultivation Street campaign, we’re taking a look at last year’s winners and what they’ve done with their prize vouchers. The deserving winners of Inspiration Street 2013 were residents of Grove Road Estate in King’s Heath, Birmingham. They had come together to develop the gardens in their sheltered housing…

Cultivation Street garden centre heroes – Bents Garden & Home

By cultivationst | June 13, 2014

As part of our Cultivation Street campaign, we are going to be looking at garden centres that are going the extra mile to encourage their local community to get gardening!

One year on: Sustainability and Community winners Greening Brownfield

By cultivationst | June 12, 2014

To celebrate the second year of our Cultivation Street campaign, we’re taking a look at last year’s winners and what they’ve done with their prize vouchers. Greening Brownfield Community Garden was the deserving champion of the 2013 Sustainability and Community award. They impressed the judges with their stunning garden built on the mantra: reduce, reuse…

One year on project: Cultivation School winners Minety pre-school

By cultivationst | May 28, 2014

To celebrate the second year of our Cultivation Street campaign, we’re taking a look at last year’s winners and what they’ve done with their prize vouchers. Last year’s deserving Cultivation School winner was Minety pre-school in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Their stunning efforts involving pupils, parents and staff wowed our judges, and they’ve done even more this…

Cultivation Street – St Peter’s school garden pond by the students

By cultivationst | May 23, 2014

We’ve had some fantastic entries for the schools category of our Cultivation Street campaign this year. One of them is St Peter’s Junior School in Derby, where pupils have created an incredible school garden, complete with a wildlife pond! Pupils have also been working towards the RSPB’s Wildlife Action Awards scheme with outdoor education practitioner…

Cultivation Street: Guide To Photographing Your Entry

By cultivationst | April 29, 2014

How to: plant a perfect hanging basket every time

By cultivationst | April 29, 2014

Hanging baskets are great fun and give you loads of colour and pleasure all summer. They are great for bringing flowers to walls, porches, windows and doorways. They have a reputation for being high maintenance, but I’ll show you some simple tricks to get luscious blooms for months on end! Choose your basket There are…

Why gardening is so important for children

By cultivationst | April 16, 2014