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Regional Community Garden Winners 2019 – Sunday Mirror

It has been an incredible year for Cultivation Street. Our 2019 campaign has attracted record entries from across the UK since its launch in February. Picking the winners has been harder than ever. Today we’re revealing the first batch, who share nearly £20,000 worth of prizes, plus each finalist gets 100 stunning Calliope® geranium plugs…

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Get to know: Masefield Community Garden – Sunday Mirror

Masefield Community Garden Published in the Sunday Mirror In a world that is getting ever more conscious about the environment and how to conserve natural resources, it is only expected that this will replicate into community gardening too. Many of the gardens that enter the Cultivation Street community garden competition, sponsored by Calliope, are conscious…

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Get to know: St Albans C of E Primary School – Sunday Mirror

St Albans School Garden Published in the Sunday Mirror Gardens of all sizes provide us with the opportunity to get outdoors, get our hands dirty and learn some new skills. But these spaces can also have a positive impact of the local wildlife and the wider eco system. You don’t need to spend a great…

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Get to know: Louise Canfield from Aylett Nurseries – Sunday Mirror

Louise Canfield Aylett Nurseries Published in the Sunday Mirror In an age of technology and convenience, we have become somewhat disconnected with where our food come from. This is particularly true of younger generations. School and community gardens are working hard to educate young people on how their food is produced and show them how…

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Get to know: Hilltop Garden Store – Sunday Mirror

Hilltop Garden Store Published in the Sunday Mirror Getting outside and exploring nature is great for kids! It not only teaches them new skills and educate them about the world around them, but it also has proven benefits to their health and wellbeing. If you want a helping hand in inspiring your little ones, your…

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Get to know: Sunshine Garden Centre – Sunday Mirror

Simon Haines Sunshine Garden Centre Published in the Sunday Mirror School gardens are a popular feature of modern-day school life. These gardens give young people the opportunity to get their hands dirty, learn outside and grow their own food, whilst benefitting from the additional exercise and fresh air. Hargrave Park Primary School in Archway, north…

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Get to know: Forty Hall Community Orchard – Sunday Mirror

Tessa Bishopp Volunteer Forty Hall Orchard Question & Answers with Forty Hall Orchard How often do you meet? Last Sunday of each month and the more flexible of us sometimes meet in-between on Wednesdays. What are the features of the garden? Large orchard set on an organic working farm within the M25. We have over…

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Get to know: Redwood Park Academy – Sunday Mirror

Ed Bond – Horticulture teacher Redwood Park Academy Our story The Redwood Park Academy garden is used as an educational space for 5 schools in the Solent Academies Trust where students have complex learning difficulties, physical disabilities or other additional needs. The garden project started about 3 years ago, changing from an occasionally gardened space into…

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Get to know: Wychall Primary School – Sunday Mirror

Wychall Primary School   Published in the Sunday Mirror Many of us are now gardening with wildlife in mind. Whether it be planting lavender for the bees or creating a bug hotel in a shady corner of the garden, we are all becoming more conscious of our minibeast friends. We all want to do our…

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Get to know: IncludeMe2 – Sunday Mirror

Suzie Wilson – IncludeMe2 Our story Our group is called the #allotmentangels and we are a part of of Includeme2 club are based in Reidvale Community Allotment in Dennistoun, Glasgow. We meet 4 times a week and sometimes 5 and are currently volunteering over 100 hours a week! A number of the members of Includeme2…

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