Cultivation Street

Posts Tagged ‘grow your own’

Create a fairy garden| Activity

Fairy gardens are a great way to engage children and inspire them to create their own mini garden. The planting principle is the same and a general garden pot or container is the perfect size… just add creativity. You don’t have to create your garden for just fairies, toy dinosaurs and model characters seem to…

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Paint your own pots| Activity

Painting your own set of decorative pots is an imaginative way to display your Calliope geraniums! They add personality and humour to your display and can be painted any colour combination or theme that you like –  a simple activity suitable for any age. We have put together a flower and ladybird design below to…

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Vegetable pairs game | Activity

Learn the names of vegetables you can grow in your garden while having fun! Download our work sheet then follow the simple steps below to make your very own vegetable pairs game! DOWNLOAD VEGETABLE PAIRS GAME WORKSHEET You Will Need Two printed vegetable game sheets Colouring pens and pencils Two sheets of plain card Scissors…

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Grow Your Own Cress Heads | Activity

Our Cress Heads are a simple way to get growing. With just a few everyday items you can create these humorous little characters and watch their hair grow longer, day after day! Use our expressions sheet to inspire your designs. DOWNLOAD EXPRESSIONS SHEET You Will Need An empty egg carton Empty egg shells Permanent marker…

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Make Your Own Bird Feeders | Activity

Making your own bird feeders is a fun and cost-effective way to help out the birds in your garden or outdoor space. Using shop bought garden bird seed and items you may have around the house, here are two guides for creating your own. 1) Yoghurt Pot Bird Feeders You Will Need Lard Garden Bird…

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2014 Cultivation School runner-up – Skipton Parish School

School volunteer Kath Pickard was talking to a dinner lady one day about the derelict area at the back of the school. It had been left as a tip – full of rubble left over from nearby building work. Together they decided to take on the challenge of transforming it into a school garden. It…

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2014 Cultivation School winner – Ysgol Egsob Morgan

Junior school Ysgol Egsob Morgan in Denbighshire, Wales, has run an Eco Club for five years. Pupils grow a wide array of vegetables and have planted over 800 trees on the school site. Teacher Richard Hatwood told us that all activities are led by the children and they are represented on the Eco Committee. They…

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2014 Inspiration Street winners – Woodlands Community Garden

Woodlands Community Garden has been built by the community for the community. Over the last four years they have transformed a derelict site into a thriving outdoor community centre. Much of the space is dedicated to raised beds, where members can grow their own veg, herbs and fruit. They hold community events to bring people…

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