August Gardening Tips

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 29, 2020

We’re well and truly into the British summer and let’s be honest, we can’t quite believe we’re nearly in August. So let’s think ahead and look at the jobs we should be doing in our garden. Water Water Water With dry summer spells getting longer, it’s really important that you keep a regular watering regime.…

Cultivation Street Meets Giant Veg

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 23, 2020

Cultivation Street would like to introduce you to Kevin Fortey, AKA, Giant Veg. After helping out Cultivation Street founder David Domoney with a giant cabbage for ITV’s Grow Your Own at home, we wanted to take this opportunity to ask Kevin a few questions. As we know many of our school and community gardens are…

Our Stories – Sandown Castle

By Caitlin Bellamy | July 22, 2020

The garden is on the site of the former ruins of Sandown Castle in Deal which was built by Henry VIII and is situated next to Sandwich Bay seafront. In the 1940s, granite kerb stones were used to create tiered flower beds and, in 2014, a group of residents noticed their deterioration and decided to…

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…