It has been a challenging year but our gardens have helped us keep it together. And our Cultivation Street 2020 competition is a shining example. The entries have been simply inspirational and over the past three weeks, I have been announcing the incredible winners. And today I can reveal the overall champion – and why…

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I’m unveiling more of our incredible Cultivation Street 2020 winners, and this week I can reveal which great schools have made the grade. The Best School Garden category is always hotly contested, with hundreds of fabulous entries from across the country. This year has been no different, despite the coronavirus lockdown having particularly impacted schools.…

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While 2020 has not been the year we might have hoped for – nor one we would care to repeat – our annual Cultivation Street competition has sown plenty of green shoots of hope. Community gardeners up and down the country have done their level best to keep their patches running and stunning, despite the…

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September is here and we know what you’re thinking, where has this year gone? We’re here to get you ready for your autumn gardening with these jobs to do this month. Plant your bulbs Now is the perfect time to plant up your spring flowering bulbs such as daffodils and hyacinths. Pick a sunny spot…

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Lockdown hasn’t been all bad – especially for our gardens. Many of us have been able to spend far more time enjoying them as a result of working from home or being furloughed as a result of the pandemic. And the number of entries to our Cultivation Street competition show that community gardens have refused…

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We’re well and truly into the British summer and let’s be honest, we can’t quite believe we’re nearly in August. So let’s think ahead and look at the jobs we should be doing in our garden. Water Water Water With dry summer spells getting longer, it’s really important that you keep a regular watering regime.…

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Cultivation Street would like to introduce you to Kevin Fortey, AKA, Giant Veg. After helping out Cultivation Street founder David Domoney with a giant cabbage for ITV’s Grow Your Own at home, we wanted to take this opportunity to ask Kevin a few questions. As we know many of our school and community gardens are…

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The garden is on the site of the former ruins of Sandown Castle in Deal which was built by Henry VIII and is situated next to Sandwich Bay seafront. In the 1940s, granite kerb stones were used to create tiered flower beds and, in 2014, a group of residents noticed their deterioration and decided to…

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