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Get to know: WHFGG – Sunday Mirror

By cultivationst | May 15, 2019

Cath Fletcher Volunteer for Welsh House Farm Green Grafters Our Story In 2016 Welsh House Farm Green Grafters was set up to run alongside the Welsh House Farm Big Local community project and aims to focus on the environmental side of the community initiatives. It then evolved into the Green Grafters with a more specific…

Cultivation Street stories, Bristol Waterfront, the story of their front gardens which were shortlisted in Cultivation Street's 2018 competition

Bristol Waterfront | Their Garden Story

By cultivationst | May 11, 2019

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

Cultivation Street community fundraising ideas, Sandown Castle's community fundraising ideas for your school or community garden

Community Fundraising Ideas

By cultivationst | May 8, 2019

How you raise funds is an important consideration when you run a school or community garden. With a little planning it can be really easy to raise money for your garden, having some fun along the way! Linda Ford is the leading volunteer gardener with Sandown Castle Community Garden Group in Deal and has shared…

Get to know: Grow for Talgarth – Sunday Mirror

By cultivationst | May 7, 2019

Rosie Williams Volunteer for Grow for Talgarth Our Story In March 2018 we adopted an unused piece of land to develop a ‘Pick Your Own’ area by the riverside and on one of the main entrances into the town. We decided to use boxes as the land needed a good deal of work and fertilisation…

Cultivation Street Little Seedlings Community Garden, their garden story

Little Seedlings Community Garden | Their Garden Story

By cultivationst | May 7, 2019

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

Cultivation Street tips, quirky tips on caring for your roses

Quirky Tips on Caring for Roses

By cultivationst | May 5, 2019

In 19th century Britain, roses were shrubs or climbers with a limited colour range and flowering season. During Queen Victoria’s reign, however, they were bred with roses from the East, introducing bright yellows and oranges, greater hardiness and repeat flowering. Today there are over 1000 varieties on sale (20 years ago), and new varieties are…

Pergola Close Oasis, the story of their small space Cultivation Street garden

Pergola Close | Their Garden Story

By cultivationst | May 4, 2019

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

The Clare School, the story of their Cultivation Street garden

The Clare School | Their Garden Story

By cultivationst | May 1, 2019

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

Cultivation Street recipes, wholesome vegetable soup, a delicious soup to be enjoyed from your garden produce

Wholesome vegetable soup

By cultivationst | April 30, 2019

If you’re looking for a tasty and nutritious vegetable soup for a snack down on the allotment or for a wholesome lunch with a chunk of bread, here is a perfect recipe. This is a great way to use your fresh produce or even to finish up any leftovers from the fridge. You can use…

Get to know: The Old Railway Garden Centre – Sunday Mirror

By cultivationst | April 28, 2019

Matt Lewis The Old Railway Garden Centre, Brecon Potato growing contest My name is Matt Lewis and I work at The Old Railway Garden Centre in Brecon. I have been Cultivation Street Ambassador for the past few years and have been lucky enough to win Ambassador of the year in 2017 and come runner up…