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Please see below for all the latest news from the Leicestershire Master Gardener programme


A Right Royal Visit

A Right Royal VisitOn Friday, our Leicestershire Master Gardeners and their guests enjoyed a day trip to Highgrove Gardens, the home of Garden Organic’s patron HRH The Prince of Wales, as a thank you for all their hard work and enthusiasm in supporting new growers across the county. HRH runs the estate on entirely organic principles and has created a […]

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Welcome to Our Newest Recruits

Screenshot 2017-05-24 13.56.55It was a weekend of sunshine and showers for our latest induction course in the wonderful setting of Leicester Botanical Gardens.  On Saturday, as the rain poured down, our six new volunteers explored the new role that they have taken on and got to know each other, amidst much laughter and sharing of gardening experiences.  There were lots […]

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We’ve had our Contract Renewed and are Recruiting Again!

We’ve had our Contract Renewed and are Recruiting Again!Hoorah!  Leicestershire Master Gardeners have been successful in bidding for the LCC Public Health food growing tender again.  In these difficult times, it’s a wonderful testament to the amazing work that our volunteers do, all around the county, and to the sheer power of growing to improve people’s lives. We’re looking for new recruits to […]

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Oadby & Wigston Master Gardeners enjoy Awards Night

O&WBC Awards Nominees 2016Malcolm Brown and Radha Bellur represented their fellow Master Gardeners at the Oadby & Wigston Borough Council Awards at Parklands Leisure Centre in Oadby last night.  Our team of 12 Oadby & Wigston volunteers were shortlisted nominees for the Physical Activity Participation Award, they are shown here with Coordinator Alison McGrath, displaying their nominees’ scroll. This award […]

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Learning to Grow Exotic Veg.

20161119_111823            The sun broke through the recent gloom to shine brightly on our latest volunteer in-service training day on Saturday, as our Master Gardeners gathered at Leicester Botanical Gardens to learn how to grow ‘exotic’ vegetables. Volunteers arrived with a desire to support a wider diversity of growers , and […]

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