5 Essential Plants for a School Sensory Garden

By Cultivation Street Staff | March 7, 2022

The purpose of a sensory garden is to engage with nature, and let the plants and elements satisfy your senses. The more vivid and exciting your garden, the more children will feel encouraged to get involved. Here at Cultivation Street, we believe that a garden should be enjoyed by everyone. That’s why we want to…

10 best plants for kids to grow

By Cultivation Street Staff | March 1, 2022

Over here at Cultivation Street, we’ve compiled a list of the ten best plants for kids to grow. If your garden is missing a smaller helping hand then what better place to start? Gardening with children shouldn’t have to be complicated, but knowing where to start can be daunting. Getting kids involved with growing can…

CULTIVATION STREET 2021 WINNERS

By Cultivation Street Staff | October 2, 2021

Despite or perhaps because of lockdown, Cultivation Street 2021 saw more entries than ever before. Record numbers of people entered our community gardening competition, including many returning projects, but also a fabulous number of brand-new entries, gardens created over the past 18 months and still coming into their own. These weren’t just community gardens; there…

Cultivation Street 2021 GRO YOUR BEST VOTE

By Cultivation Street Staff | September 1, 2021

Plants to fill the gaps

By Cultivation Street Staff | June 22, 2021

Have you got some spaces in your borders that you’re looking to fill? It’s very often that we plant scarcely to ensure plants have enough space for the roots to grow. However, once your border is established, you may notice that there are some large spaces that could be filled. There are many varieties of…

Jobs for July

By Cultivation Street Staff | June 22, 2021

After a gorgeous sunny June, your garden should be luscious and colourful. As we close in on July, we want to help you make the most of your summer garden with getting a head start on your July jobs. Deadheading Your bedding plants and perennials by now will probably need deadheading. Especially if you want…

Raised Beds for Children

By Cultivation Street Staff | June 22, 2021

Getting children into gardening can be tricky, but there are ways to keep them engaged. It’s best if they can visually see what is growing, so they can get excited and enthusiastic about keeping it alive. Therefore, picking slow growers isn’t the best option when it comes to planting a raised bed for children. Try…

Plants that Pack a Punch

By Cultivation Street Staff | June 17, 2021

– Plants that Pack a Punch – Half the joy of gardening is creating a perfect space for you and your plants. Paying attanetion to colours and themes, and organising your plants can certainly optimise your garden. If you’re looking for plants in your garden that are going to get a lot of attention, are…

Activity – Collecting Rainwater

By Cultivation Street Staff | June 17, 2021

Collecting rainwater is simple really, and there are many ways to go about it. In the summer, when the weather has been warm for a long period of time you may be grateful for the extra collection – especially when you want to limit the amount you’re using your hose. So, be prepared for when…

Summer Weeding

By Cultivation Street Staff | June 17, 2021

Weeds are a common problem all year round, but after a bout of hot weather then some rain, they seem to sprout up out of nowhere. Our guide to summer weeding will help you pick the best time and techniques to get your garden weed free. Pull them Pulling weeds is fine if you get…