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Allotments and growing

For a source of useful information for both new and more established allotment gardeners view A Guide to Allotment Gardening (PDF Document, 8.33 Mb)

You can find many other sources of useful information on allotment gardening via the web, try the links below

  • Mrs Thrift's Blog - successfully managing 4 allotment plots on a site in the heart of Leicester, Mrs Thrift shares hints & tips, month by month vegetable gardening information and recipes - www.notjustgreenfingers.wordpress.com

Growing your own food is great fun for all the family and can help you cut waste and save money. It's so satisfying picking food fresh from your garden or window box when you need it and creating tasty meals. Find out more:

Community garden space

2017 saw the launch of a communty garden space at Coalville Park 

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