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Growing at MIND Hub

Growing at MIND Hub

This project, delivered at Rugby Wellbeing Hub with the Master Gardeners, John and Sandy Young, commenced in the middle of March.  From the outset there was enthusiasm and involvement from a number of the Hub service users and Hub staff and volunteers – this began with the transfer of the delivered topsoil from the large […]

Report Published – Growing for health and happiness

Report Published – Growing for health and happiness

Master Gardeners have the important and exciting role of supporting people to grow their own.  Research conducted by Coventry University has now revealed the essential health impacts of such enthusiastic volunteers, together with significant social benefits and environmental improvements. The innovative Master Gardener Programme began in 2009 with funding from the Big Lottery Fund’s Loal […]

Five ways to wellbeing – get growing!

Five ways to wellbeing – get growing!

What are the Five ways to wellbeing? The Five Ways to Well-being are a set of actions which promote people’s wellbeing. They are: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give. These activities are simple things individuals can do in their everyday lives. The Five Ways have been used by health organisations, schools and […]

New Bilton Community Garden Harvest!

New Bilton Community Garden Harvest!

This was held in Jubilee Park, Rugby on Saturday 6th September. From 1pm to 5pm This was all about celebrating the harvest of the first year of this community project. The idea is the community sow and plant and help themselves as the produce becomes available. It has been all about a community sharing and […]

“Save our Allotments” – Villagers Pledge To Fight Against Development Plans For Cubbington Allotments

“Save our Allotments” – Villagers Pledge To Fight Against Development Plans For Cubbington Allotments

“Save our allotments”. That is the message from villagers fighting against proposals that could see a valuable community amenity and an important green area in the heart of Cubbington being used as a development site for housing. Rugby Road Allotment plot holders and like-minded residents of Cubbington have come together to form a campaign group […]

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St Mathew Bloxham vegetable garden

IMG_00000360I have been making a vegetable garden for the School .All the beds are now up,filled with soil, and rocket early potatoes and Sutton broad beans planted. There are two beds for strawberries, rhubarb will be added later.The pathways will be edged with mini railway sleepers, and filled with woodchip. A leafmould bin is filled […]

St Mathew Bloxham vegetable garden

St Mathew Bloxham Vegetable Garden

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Growing at MIND Hub

Growing at MIND HubThis project, delivered at Rugby Wellbeing Hub with the Master Gardeners, John and Sandy Young, commenced in the middle of March.  From the outset there was enthusiasm and involvement from a number of the Hub service users and Hub staff and volunteers – this began with the transfer of the delivered topsoil from the large […]

Report Published – Growing for health and happiness

Five ways to wellbeing – get growing!

Case Studies

Award winning volunteers at Garden Organic’s national conference

Award winning volunteers at Garden Organic’s national conferenceGarden Organic has hosted a special awards ceremony at its National Master Volunteer Master conference to celebrate the achievements of its volunteer networks. More than 215 Master Gardeners, Master Composters, Local Food Project Co-ordinators, Seed Stewards and other likeminded volunteers attended Garden Organic’s Ryton Gardens site on September 28 for a day of activities. After […]

Spotlight on Master Gardeners as Local Food audit Garden Organic

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