Tammy Hammer – Billing Garden Store

By Stephen | May 30, 2018

Tammy talks to Cultivation Street… What does being an ambassador mean for you? Being an ambassador is, for me, about seeing children learning to garden and the enjoyment that they are able to get from it.   Tell us about how you have interacted with schools or communities so far? I have visited my local…

Georgina Isherwood – Dobbies

By Stephen | May 30, 2018

Who are you and where do you work? My name is Georgina Isherwood (George) and I am the Community Champion & Events Co-Ordinator at Dobbies in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. I am really passionate about getting involved in the local community and reaching out to groups or organisations that share our passion about plants! I think…

Nature trail activity!

By Stephen | May 22, 2018

Creating a nature trail in your school or community garden is a great way to support local wildlife whilst adding that extra spot of beauty to your surroundings. Follow these easy steps to create your own nature trail and bring the best out of your available land. Once you’ve finished reading, why not download the…

Sunday Mirror 6th May 2018

By Stephen | May 6, 2018

Downloadable version of the Sunday Mirror 6th May

Springhallow School

By Stephen | April 26, 2018

Tell us about your school… We are Springhallow School in Ealing, London. Our school is for young people with a diagnosis of Autism, Speech, language and communication difficulties. The school moved 2 years ago, so our garden is quite new. In our school garden we have 8 raised beds, where we grow vegetables, and a…

Health, Happiness and Horticulture!

By Stephen | April 25, 2018

Introduction Health, happiness and horticulture is the gardening club set up at St Oswald’s ALN Secondary School in Glasgow! As part of this year’s academic session we have been running a Wellbeing Award.  This has involved the pupils going to PE for physical health and  attending Home Economics to learn about gardening and healthy eating.…

St George’s Allotments

By Stephen | April 25, 2018

St George’s Childcare is an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ nursery and children’s charity based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. We care for up to 90 children a day, aged 3 months to 12 years, and we run a nursery, term-time pre-school, after school club and holiday club. Since we were established in 1982, supporting the community has always…

Fruitful Abundance, Brunswick Place Community Gardens

By Stephen | April 25, 2018

Who , what, where, why… Fruitful Abundance is a Community Interest Company in Northants set  up to improve food security and growing  in the local community. We run 4 cafes under The Real Junk Food,  Project Umbrella, where all the food served is rescued instead of being sent to landfill. We now have two allotments…

The Whalley Rangers

By Stephen | April 25, 2018

Where it all began… Four years ago we decided to do a major litter pick in our neighbourhood Whalley Range as part of a major City Clean Up Campaign. 150 people got involved and we thank everybody with a party, show, music and free food. That’s when The Whalley Rangers ‘Love Where You Live’ took…

Grow for Talgarth

By Stephen | April 25, 2018

Introduction In 2015 a small group of volunteers decided that the town of Talgarth needed a real cheering up as the only flower display in the town was by the war memorial and so under the banner of ‘Grow for Talgarth’ they began their mission in creating a town square adorned with flowers and developing…