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Carol Watson, her Cultivation Street garden ambassador story for Notcutts

Carol Watson | Her Garden Ambassador Story

By cultivationst | April 27, 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…

Vegetable pairs game | Activity

By cultivationst | April 26, 2019

Learn the names of vegetables you can grow in your garden while having fun! Download our work sheet then follow the simple steps below to make your very own vegetable pairs game! DOWNLOAD VEGETABLE PAIRS GAME WORKSHEET You Will Need Two printed vegetable game sheets Colouring pens and pencils Two sheets of plain card Scissors…

Get to know: Abacus Nursery School – Sunday Mirror

By cultivationst | April 25, 2019

Shirley Wilks & Jill Vella Co-owners at Abacus Nursery, Bromsgrove Learning outside Our Story Written by Shirley Wilks and Jill Vella (co-owners) with input from staff Jane, Rachelle, Jo and Vicky Outdoor play is an important part of our nursery. What can be better than fresh air and having the sky as your ceiling. You…

Cultivation Street plant for May, pansies

Plant for May | Pansies

By cultivationst | April 25, 2019

Our Garden Centre Ambassadors have a wealth of knowledge and ideas. They understand first-hand the needs of schools and community gardens and can tailor their advice to this. Our Plant of the Month is written by our 2018 Cultivation Street Ambassador of the Year winner Steve Purton from Dobbies in Milton Keynes. Steve has a…

Hammersmith Academy Calliope recycled planters and bug hotels in their prize winning Cultivation Street garden

Hammersmith Academy | Their garden story

By cultivationst | April 24, 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…

Veg Plot Colouring | Activity Sheet

By cultivationst | April 24, 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get outside and start planting! This month’s colouring page is inspired by growing vegetables in your garden. Simply click on the link below to download for FREE then print them as many times as you like! Take a look at our other activity sheets CLICK HERE>> DOWNLOAD VEG PLOT…

Benefits of joining a community project

By cultivationst | April 23, 2019

There’s nowhere nicer than the great outdoors, whatever the weather – and there’s no better way to enjoy the changing seasons and beauty of nature than with like-minded friends. Whatever your chosen activity – gardening, walking, birdwatching or volunteering for a charity – it’s more enjoyable in good company. Together you can share experiences, great…

Cultivation Street tips for May, plans for you & your garden including arranging a plant sale to raise funds for your school or community garden

Tips for May

By cultivationst | April 21, 2019

Within our Cultivation Street network there are individuals with amazing knowledge both about gardening and running community gardens. They understand first-hand the needs of organisations and can tailor their advice to this. Our tips for the month is written by Cath from Welsh House Farm Green Grafters community gardening group. Cath not only has endless…

Cultivation Street Stories, Aylett Nurseries Louise Canfield, her ambassador story

Louise Canfield | Her Garden Ambassador Story

By cultivationst | April 17, 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…

Effective Watering Tips

By cultivationst | April 16, 2019

Keeping plants well-watered is really important – it’s absolutely vital that they receive enough moisture every day in order to grow and thrive – and if there’s been no rain, it’s up to us to supply that water. Top tips Add organic material, such as well-rotted manure, when planting – this gives natural moisture-retentive properties…