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“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 [...]

Garden Organic scoops national recognition award

Garden Organic scoops national recognition award

The Master Gardener Programme is celebrating success after scooping the prestigious ‘Education and Learning’ award, at the Local Food Awards. Competing against education and learning projects from across England, Garden Organic impressed the independent Local Food Panel with their model for cascading growing knowledge, backed by a central resource – in the form of an [...]

Propagation day  – Master Gardener training

Propagation day – Master Gardener training

Coventry and Warwickshire Master Gardeners enjoyed a great day of winter growing ideas and propagation techniques on Saturday. As usual our lively and enthusaistic volunteers got stuck in sprouting seeds, growing microgreens and making new plants for free. In addition we also celebrated our newly awarded trophy from Local Food, The Education and Learning award! [...]

Sue’s award success

Sue’s award success

Leamington Master Gardener Sue Wensley has earned second prize in the National Masters Volunteers awards. Congratulations! Sue’s dedicated Master Gardener volunteering at Brunswick Healthy Living Centre’s allotment project caught the eye of the judging panel last month. Sue helps at the allotment every week, offering guidance, advice and support to the group. She was presented [...]

Local food heroes celebrate the harvest at Warwick University

Local food heroes celebrate the harvest at Warwick University

Earlier in the month the Master Gardener network were thrilled to be invited to go along to Warwick University Allotment Society’s Harvest Festival.  Not only was it a wonderful celebration of the food growing this season, but also an opportunity for two of the memebrs to be crowned ‘Local Food Heroes’ for the west Midlands. [...]

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Paddox School Gardening Club

P1000691First session of the school gardening which will run every Tuesday after school 3.30-4.30 Weeded the raised beds to start , then planted Bunyards Exhibition broad beans and meteor peas .

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“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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Garden Organic scoops national recognition award

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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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