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Come and Join Us!  We’re Looking for Enthusiastic Gardeners Who Want to Share Group photo, Seeds and Composting inservice, joint Leics MG and Master Composters Congratulations Incredible Edible Oadby & Wigston!
 
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 Share

Leicestershire 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 […]

Group photo, Seeds and Composting inservice, joint Leics MG and Master Composters

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

We held our busiest in-service sessions yet last week, learning about weeds and composting alongside the Leicestershire Master Composters, in the wonderful surroundings of Leicester’s Botanical Gardens. 17 Master Gardeners and Composters gathered on Wednesday, and another 21 on Saturday, to  spend the morning learning to identify, understand and control their weeds and the afternoon […]

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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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, […]

Make Your Own Recycled Plant Labels

Pond Dipping at Great Dalby Primary School – Education, Ecology & Pond Restoration

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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

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Case Studies

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

‘Sharing the Bug': Widening Horizons With A Gardening MentorRoy and June live near the end of a quiet Leicestershire cul-de-sac with views across the garden fences to newly ploughed fields.  Their small garden is a mass of colour, packed with flowers, ornamental plants and a healthy, productive plum tree.  It has always been a very pleasant place to sit for a couple who […]

Home Educated Children’s Gardening Club: Loughborough

Growing Together: Warwick Flats Sheltered Housing, Bottesford

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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