October can be a very strange month, weather wise. Some days you are sure that winter is here but the next it seems like late summer. One thing that is very evident is that plants have virtually stopped growing whatever the conditions. This is mainly caused by the relatively weak sunshine rather than temperature. You [...]
Annual Apple Day at Oxburgh Hall. A day dedicated to all things apple. Apple Identification, apple pressing, bring your own apples and a container, regional varieties and apple management. Come and say hello to Master Gardeners who will be there. For more information about Oxburgh Hall and how to get there visit their website.
Haven’t we been lucky with the weather what lovely sunny days but now the days are getting shorter, the nights longer and plant growth is slowing down. Cool nights begin and soon night frosts will be a regular occurrence as nature settles down to a long rest. Although I still have a few apples and [...]
I recently enjoyed two days of talking to people about our mission. The first one, on Saturday 26th July was the Festival on the Farm at Gressenhall, where Breckland Master Gardeners took over the farm garden to show people what we are about. There were lots of activities going on, including a talk about seed [...]