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Get to know: The Wonky Florist – Sunday Mirror

Sue Hulme – Wonky Garden Our story Wonky Garden was started by myself and two friends in 2017 after we met during our cancer treatments. From our very early discussions when we talked about what we’d like to do after our treatements had ended, it became clear that we all had our own personal objectives…

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Get to know: Petrus Incredible Edible – Sunday Mirror

Petrus Petrus Incredible Edible Rachel Bennion The Petrus Community is a registered charity providing residential and day support services for people in housing need throughout the Borough of Rochdale, helping them develop their skills, independence and choice. Our community garden is a large part of what we do and is an area we are particularly…

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Bristol Waterfront | Their Garden Story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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Community Fundraising Ideas

How you raise funds is an important consideration when you run a school or community garden. With a little planning it can be really easy to raise money for your garden, having some fun along the way! Linda Ford is the leading volunteer gardener with Sandown Castle Community Garden Group in Deal and has shared…

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Little Seedlings Community Garden | Their Garden Story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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Highfield Park | Their Calliope® Garden Story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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Includeme2 Allotment Angels | Their Garden Story

Includeme2 is a club for adults with additional support needs and disabilities that offers members the chance to partake in gardening activities. The Allotment Angels are a group of Includeme2 members who are busy rejuvenating a plot at Reidvale Community Allotment and in 2018 they were shortlisted for a Cultivation Street community garden prize and winners of the People’s choice Calliope Colour My Life award.

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Hay in Bloom | Their Calliope® Garden Story

Hay in Bloom, entered by Nicholas Burdekin, was shortlisted in the Calliope Colour My Life category in Cultivation Street’s 2018 competition. We look at how the idea for their display came about and their thoughts about their entry.

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Funding and donations for your School or Community Garden

Once you’re on the journey of setting up your School or Community Garden, it’s important to think about how you’ll cover the costs involved. Here are some ideas of how to make life easier for yourself by searching for funding, donations and even freebies! Ambassadors Make the most of your Cultivation Street ambassador’s local knowledge.…

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Top tips on starting a community garden

Cultivation Street was set up to pull together some of the best community gardens across the nation and tell their stories of success. We’ve seen all sorts of amazing community gardens with schools and neighbourhoods all getting together to create great outdoor spaces to enjoy. Now is a perfect time to get involved or start…

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