Cultivation Street Winners 2022

It’s been another challenging year for many of us, but gardening has provided inspiration, motivation and recreation for millions of Britons. Today we celebrate the Cultivation Street winners of the 2022 campaign. For 10 years my national community gardening competition Cultivation Street has been celebrating the best of Britain’s green spaces. From inner cities to…

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Winners coming soon

As we wrap up another year of Cultivation Street – not just any year, but the 10th year – we are once again astounded by the entries. It may have been another challenging year for many of us, but gardening has provided inspiration and motivation for a lot of us too. It allows us to…

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How to Grow the Perfect Herb Garden

How to Plant the Perfect Herb Garden   Herbs are the perfect edition to any garden. Not only are they super pretty and smell gorgeous, but they are also really easy to plant in your garden. Not to mention, they’re super tasty and healthy too! Why not take a look at our 5 brilliant herbs, with…

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Falling back in love with Roses

– Falling back in Love with Roses – What better way to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee this summer than by planting the perfect rose in your school or community garden? Roses feature heavily throughout British history and have garnered a reputation as being the perfect quintessential flower. This summer, why not fall back in love…

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Fundraising for School Gardens

Cultivation Street Launch 2022 Fundraising for your school garden is a great way of ensuring there is a buffer of money to cover costs of compost, seeds, tools, and other necessary equipment. A lot of the time you can rely on the generous volunteers and donations for items, however it’s ideal to have some back…

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Caring for your School Garden during the Holidays

– How to Care for your School Garden during the Holidays – Through the holidays, you don’t want all the hard work you put into your school garden to go to waste. Though you may need a rest from school, the plants in your school garden don’t take a break so it’s vital to keep…

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Get to Know Your Local Garden Centre

– Get to Know Your Local Garden Centre – Your local garden centre isn’t just a place to get seeds and plants and compost. There’s plenty on offer at garden centres, from top tips to bargain corners, all designed to help you get the most out of your garden. Don’t forget, your local garden centre…

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How to Get the Most from Your Community Garden

– How to Get the Most from Your Community Garden – The purpose of community gardens may slightly differ. Some may focus on being a community hub for learning, or they may focus on socialising or physical exercise. For others, the main goal may be to grow as much produce as possible, be it fruit…

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10 Plants that will Wow Kids at School

10 Plants that will Wow Kids at School Engaging children with nature is so important, teaching them how vital plants are in our lives and how fascinating they are is a joy. Teaching and showing them these plants is sure to get their brains going. Pitcher Plant Pitcher plants are seriously cool –  not least…

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