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

By Cultivation Street Staff | 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 Cultivation Street Staff | 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…

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How to: plant a perfect hanging basket

By Cultivation Street Staff | 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…

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Why is gardening so important for kids?

By Cultivation Street Staff | April 16, 2014

Discover how David Domoney discovered the importance of gardening as a child, and what he’s doing to help others discover gardening’s value as an adult!  How did David Domoney discover the importance of gardening?  I’ve loved gardening since I could first hold a trowel. And when I wasn’t playing in the garden, I was working…