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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Who is my local Cultivation Street Ambassador?

– Who is my Local Cultivation Street Ambassador? – Cultivation Street aims to celebrate the inspiring stories of community and school gardens across the nation. However, we also want to bring light to the Ambassadors who are always on hand to inspire and help the local communities with anything they need. To find your local…

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Community Gardening and Mental Wellbeing

– Community Gardening and Mental Wellbeing – There are a whole host of benefits when it comes to community gardening. However, one that always seems to ring true is how community gardening has a positive impact on mental wellbeing. Of course, mental health is super important. Creating safe spaces to support and care for your…

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10 Plants for Sunny Community Gardens

– 10 Plants for Warmer Community Gardens – There are an array of plants suited to sunny community gardens! Late Spring and Summer are the opportune time to begin tending to your garden in earnest. For those sun-baked gardens that get all the warmth and light, this selection of plants will keep your community garden…

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10 Plants for Colder Community Gardens

– 10 Plants for Colder Community Gardens – Though there aren’t extreme temperature differences throughout the UK, there are some areas where it’s a little chillier at certain times of the year. Therefore, it’s important to pick plants that are suited to the climate of the community garden to provide success. So, with that in…

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Raise Money for Your Community Garden

10 Simple Ways to Raise Money for Your Community Garden To run a community garden, you’ll need supplies – things from seeds and compost to tea bags and tools. When buying these, you can often rely on generosity of people, but it’s great to have a little income to keep things ticking over if there’s…

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