Cultivation Street

News Archive

Fundraising ideas!

October 2, 2018

Fundraising can be so much fun and is a fantastic way to help raise a little extra cash to develop and support your garden project. Fundraising has changed over the years- bag packing in your local supermarket has long gone…

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Yummy bean chutney

September 26, 2018

You can harvest your runner beans generally from June – November . Runner beans are great because they’re’s a variety of ways to cook them, they are tasty and they are versatile in recipes. One of the Cultivation Street community groups,…

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Perfect pumpkin soup…

September 24, 2018

Autumn is an exciting time of year! Not only are the trees turning to lovely reds, browns and oranges, but all our veg growing labours of the summer are starting to be rewarded! Now is such a fun time harvesting…

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Ed Bond – Redwood Park Academy

September 24, 2018

Ed Bond a Science teacher who is also part of the Horticulture team at Redwood Park Academy leads the student group sessions as part of the schools weekly timetable. Groups from year 8 to 11 learn and work in the…

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Andrew Wright, Brimsmore Garden Centre

September 24, 2018

Andrew has been working in various departments of the Garden Group, Brinsmore garden centre for the past 13 years. Having always had an interest in working outside and plants from an early age, whether that be growing fruit and veg…

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Hammersmith Academy

September 18, 2018

In the space of just three short years, the team at Hammersmith Academy have increased engagement with their garden from 30 students per academic year to over 500. Starting with a single greenhouse and a handful of raised beds in…

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The Clare School

September 18, 2018

Since summer 2017, the team at The Clare School have been working to rejuvenate their garden. An area that used to be inaccessible to disabled pupils is now a beautiful green space with a full-functioning, accessible greenhouse. About the garden…

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St Peter’s Garden

September 18, 2018

St Peter’s Garden group was formed in 2008, to provide gardening activities for the parish of St Peter’s Church, residents, children and vulnerable people in the community. About the garden In 2008, the area around St Peter’s Church was completely…

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Springvale Community Garden

September 18, 2018

Summary Springvale Community Garden was started in 2008 in Sheffield, when a small group of volunteers cleared a disused industrial site which had once been the local sewage works. Now, almost four acres of wilderness have been turned into a…

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Welsh House Farm Green Grafters

September 18, 2018

The Green Grafters are a team of volunteers who beautify disused and scruffy community spaces in their local area. Their main projects are Tarrant Grove Community Garden and the allotment at Tennial Lane, which stretch along a bus route through…

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