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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5 Essential Plants for a School Sensory Garden

The purpose of a sensory garden is to engage with nature, and let the plants and elements satisfy your senses. The more vivid and exciting your garden, the more children will feel encouraged to get involved. Here at Cultivation Street, we believe that a garden should be enjoyed by everyone. That’s why we want to…

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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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Raised Beds for Children

Getting children into gardening can be tricky, but there are ways to keep them engaged. It’s best if they can visually see what is growing, so they can get excited and enthusiastic about keeping it alive. Therefore, picking slow growers isn’t the best option when it comes to planting a raised bed for children. Try…

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Welcoming Wildlife

So many of our garden’s focus is on the wildlife they can attract to their garden. Protecting bee’s, feeling birds and housing bugs seems to be a common staple in most of our entries. We love it! If you’re a new garden, or an established garden looking to generate some wildlife activity, here are a…

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S.U.N.D.A.Y Gardening

With a lot of our gardeners being volunteers we know that a lot of the gardening is done at the weekend. So, this is how you can garden efficiently over a short space of time to make the most of your garden. Slow it down – Take your time, it may seem like you need…

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Planting out your Veggies

We’re well into spring, which means that a lot of our wonderful gardens will be starting to plant out vegetables that were sown in preparation in winter in greenhouses, sheds, and even their homes. Find out how to get the most successful crop and harvest this year with these tips for planting out. Choose your…

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Plant Up a Rainbow

Last year the rainbow became a symbol of hope and gratitude for all the hard-working members of the NHS. They were displayed in windows and gardens up and down the country. As the days are looking brighter and the country is opening up again, it’s a great time to pay tribute and plant your very…

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Sow Your Own – Tomatoes

Sow Your Own Tomatoes An all-time favourite to grow, it’s time to sow your tomatoes. Now, there are two types of tomato plants, bush varieties which don’t require staking or support and can be grow in hanging baskets, or cordon varieties which grow tall. Cordon varieties do require support, either a bamboo stick in the…

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Sow Your Own – Aubergines

Sow Your Own Aubergines Aubergines are perfect to start sowing in the winter months in a heated greenhouse or polytunnel. Although aubergines are becoming a popular pick to grow at home, they are a trickier vegetable to grow. But once you’ve mastered it you should get a full crop. The hardest part is the first…

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