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Welcome to Our Newest Recruits!

Welcome to Our Newest Recruits!

With our renewed funding for 2016/17 and the addition of another 7 Master Gardeners to the team in April, the Leicestershire Master Gardeners are growing strong. Our latest recruits are a great boost to the teams in North West Leicestershire, Melton, Oadby and Charnwood and enjoyed a sunny weekend at John Storer House in Loughborough, […]

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

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

Master Gardener Adam Lee has been helping staff at Great Dalby Primary School to renovate their overgrown pond and develop it into a real educational asset for the children: Great Dalby Primary School, Top End, Great Dalby, Leicestershire is situated in an idyllic rural setting overlooking farmland and the medieval church of St Swithun. The […]

Growing with the Alzheimers Society

Growing with the Alzheimers Society

Following our in-service training day in November, when our Master Gardeners enjoyed a session with a representative of the Alzheimers Society and signed up as Dementia Friends, we have booked a series of hands on growing sessions with the Society’s Activity Groups and Memory Cafes across Leicestershire.  We will be helping people living with Alzheimers […]

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

Pond Dipping at Great Dalby Primary School – Education, Ecology & Pond RestorationMaster Gardener Adam Lee has been helping staff at Great Dalby Primary School to renovate their overgrown pond and develop it into a real educational asset for the children: Great Dalby Primary School, Top End, Great Dalby, Leicestershire is situated in an idyllic rural setting overlooking farmland and the medieval church of St Swithun. The […]

Make Your Own Seed Packets

Apple Day in Market Harborough

Events

29th & 30th May, Cossington Secret Gardens

Our Master Gardeners will be available to talk food growing at the Secret Gardens weekend, to be held in Cossington over the weekend of 29th & 30th May.  Details to be confirmed.

1st June, 2-5pm, Agar Nook: Blooming Baskets and BBQ

9th June, 10am – 3.30pm: Community Volunteering Taster Day, Wigston Library

News

Welcome to Our Newest Recruits!

Welcome to Our Newest Recruits!With our renewed funding for 2016/17 and the addition of another 7 Master Gardeners to the team in April, the Leicestershire Master Gardeners are growing strong. Our latest recruits are a great boost to the teams in North West Leicestershire, Melton, Oadby and Charnwood and enjoyed a sunny weekend at John Storer House in Loughborough, […]

Growing with the Alzheimers Society

Incredible Edible Market Harborough Consultation Launch

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

Find out more about healthy eating and cooking here:

Try Love Food Hate Waste for tips on using up those leftovers and reducing the amount of food you throw away Find out about FLIC, the Family Lifestyle Club that helps families learn abut becoming healthy and managing their weight here: FLIC leaflet001

Make a Home Grown Gooseberry Sauce Cake

Make a Delicious Home Grown Carrot 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