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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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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Who is my local Cultivation Street Ambassador?

– Who is my Local Cultivation Street Ambassador? – Cultivation Street aims to celebrate the inspiring stories of community and school gardens across the nation. However, we also want to bring light to the Ambassadors who are always on hand to inspire and help the local communities with anything they need. To find your local…

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How Plants Grow

How Do Plants Grow? – And Other Questions for School Gardeners – Growing stuff can be fun. It’s an awesome way to discover the world around you and get more hands on. It allows you to get more creative, and find inspiration through the outside world. Having a school garden is a brilliant way to…

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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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Plants that Pack a Punch

– Plants that Pack a Punch – Half the joy of gardening is creating a perfect space for you and your plants. Paying attanetion to colours and themes, and organising your plants can certainly optimise your garden. If you’re looking for plants in your garden that are going to get a lot of attention, are…

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Activity – Collecting Rainwater

Collecting rainwater is simple really, and there are many ways to go about it. In the summer, when the weather has been warm for a long period of time you may be grateful for the extra collection – especially when you want to limit the amount you’re using your hose. So, be prepared for when…

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It’s All White

Many of our gardens have an assigned space where people go to read, meditate, or just reflect on their day. Having a peaceful space is beneficial. Especially when it comes to being able to de-stress and recuperate from day-to-day life. If you’re looking to create something similar in your community or school garden, why not…

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6 Sun loving Plants

When the weather warms up in the summer, and we have a consistent amount of sun and no rain, it’s easy to start panicking about whether or not your garden will look more like the desert than the botanical gardens. Honestly, DON’T PANIC! There may be some of you who have what we like to…

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5 Bedding Plants for instant Colour

With May being quite the wash-out weather wise, you may have not been able to get into your garden as much as you’d have liked. We are forecast a gorgeous weekend and a pretty warm June so you may be wondering how to get that instant summer garden. Here are 5 bedding plants you can…

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