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Case Study: Waterloo Farm Cottage Garden, Great Oxendon, Harborough

Case Study: Waterloo Farm Cottage Garden, Great Oxendon, Harborough

The Waterloo Farm Cottage Garden is a collaborative project, providing space to grow together for the residents of the Market Harborough area.  It was set up in 2014/15 by Sustainable Harborough[1], in partnership with Waterloo Cottage Farm[2] in Great Oxendon, 3 miles south of Market Harborough.   When the Leicestershire Master Gardeners programme began in June […]

Malcolms front garden 02

Incredible edible Oadby & Wigston

Oadby & Wigston’s new venture, Incredible Edible is off to a great start with lots of new ideas and projects to make food growing visible and accessible accross the borough. Master Gardener Malcolm Brown is putting his money where his mouth is, having turned his front garden into a food source for anyone who wants […]

Congratulations Incredible Edible Oadby & Wigston!

Congratulations Incredible Edible Oadby & Wigston!

After a trip to visit Incredible Edible Todmorden in March, Oadby and Wigston has now joined what is now a world-wide movement and now has it’s own Incredible Edible Oadby & Wigston project. Our Oadby and Wigston Master Gardeners have been extremely busy over the past year, supporting the existing community gardens at Elizabeth Court, […]

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Incredible edible Oadby & Wigston

Malcolms front garden 02Oadby & Wigston’s new venture, Incredible Edible is off to a great start with lots of new ideas and projects to make food growing visible and accessible accross the borough. Master Gardener Malcolm Brown is putting his money where his mouth is, having turned his front garden into a food source for anyone who wants […]

Congratulations Incredible Edible Oadby & Wigston!

Make Your Own Recycled Plant Labels

Events

1st & 2nd October: Melton Mowbray Food Festival, 10am-5pm

Join us at Melton cattle market, alongside the Master Composters and Love Food Waste, for all your growing, cooking, composting and waste questions  Then explore all the delicious food stalls for ideas of what you could do with all your own crops – jams, chutneys, wines ? For more details click here  

8th October:Countesthorpe College Family Arts Day

14th October, Lutterworth: Carers Support Craft Fair, 10am-1pm

News

Come and Join Us! We’re Looking for Enthusiastic Gardeners Who Want to Share

Come and Join Us!  We’re Looking for Enthusiastic Gardeners Who Want to ShareLeicestershire Master Gardeners are currently on the look out for enthusiastic food growers with a passion for sharing their knowledge and experience with others.  We have a wonderful team of 58 volunteers who cover the whole county, but we are particularly eager to boost our numbers in Melton, Blaby and North West Leicestershire. If seeing […]

Feed Your Soil and Not Your Plants: Master Gardeners and Composters Join Together to Learn More About Composting and Weeds

Welcome to Our Newest Recruits!

Case Studies

Case Study: Waterloo Farm Cottage Garden, Great Oxendon, Harborough

Case Study: Waterloo Farm Cottage Garden, Great Oxendon, HarboroughThe Waterloo Farm Cottage Garden is a collaborative project, providing space to grow together for the residents of the Market Harborough area.  It was set up in 2014/15 by Sustainable Harborough[1], in partnership with Waterloo Cottage Farm[2] in Great Oxendon, 3 miles south of Market Harborough.   When the Leicestershire Master Gardeners programme began in June […]

‘Sharing the Bug': Widening Horizons With A Gardening Mentor

Home Educated Children’s Gardening Club: Loughborough

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Cooking

Cooking With Herbs

Cooking With HerbsHerbs are great for growing in small spaces and making the simplest meal something special. This is French Tarragon, a delicious addition to salads or an omlette, which goes fabulously with chicken or mushrooms. MasterGardener Malcolm Brown has put together this guide to a delicious range of herbs and how to cook with them .The […]

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Make a Home Grown Gooseberry Sauce Cake

Community Gardens

Elizabeth Court Residents’ Garden, Wigston

Residents of Elizabeth Court council estate in Wigston have been working with Master Gardeners Liz Bellamy and Steve Pike and Jane Morris, Community Inclusion Officer from nearby Boulter Crescent Community Flat to create a new food garden on their estate.  Click here to find out more about this project. Another residents’ garden is planned for […]

The Cube Youth Centre, Market Harborough

Melton Mowbray Community Allotment