Fundraising for School Gardens

Cultivation Street Launch 2022 Fundraising for your school garden is a great way of ensuring there is a buffer of money to cover costs of compost, seeds, tools, and other necessary equipment. A lot of the time you can rely on the generous volunteers and donations for items, however it’s ideal to have some back…

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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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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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Essential Items for Every Community Garden

Essential Items for Every Community Garden There are lots of useful tools that you can use to build the perfect garden. Often, it can be about maintaining it too. Cataloguing what you need and ensuring you have the right stuff shouldn’t be complicated or scary, and simply knowing where to start can be enough in…

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The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers Floriography and the British Garden Floriography, or the language of flowers, was a secret language used to cryptically convey messages. Each flower had its own specific meaning. Upon receipt, they would express feelings which could not be freely spoken. This grew in popularity, especially during the Victorian era. Strict etiquette prevented…

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Cultivation Street Launch 2022

Cultivation Street Launch 2022 This year marks 10 years of Cultivation Street! Thank you so much for joining us on this journey. We are so excited to see where it takes us next. From the 7th to 13th of March, we are running our annual Cultivation Street Week 2022, so what better time to get…

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Plants to fill the gaps

Have you got some spaces in your borders that you’re looking to fill? It’s very often that we plant scarcely to ensure plants have enough space for the roots to grow. However, once your border is established, you may notice that there are some large spaces that could be filled. There are many varieties of…

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Jobs for July

After a gorgeous sunny June, your garden should be luscious and colourful. As we close in on July, we want to help you make the most of your summer garden with getting a head start on your July jobs. Deadheading Your bedding plants and perennials by now will probably need deadheading. Especially if you want…

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