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What Breckland Master Gardeners did this weekend

What Breckland Master Gardeners did this weekend

Breckland Master Gardeners were in demand across the district last weekend, giving talks, hosting activities and chatting to people about food growing.   An evening of Gardening Friday, 12 September, Wretham Village Hall was the venue for an evening of gardening, an opportunity for village residents to chat to local gardening experts, hobbyists and practitioners. [...]

Breckland Master Gardeners are hot, hot, hot at events this summer

Breckland Master Gardeners are hot, hot, hot at events this summer

The last fortnight has been a non-stop tour of district and county horticultural events for Breckland Master Gardeners. First up was Breckland’s Festival on the Farm, then Sandringham Flower Show and finally Wayland Agricultural Show. What a line up!       Festival on the Farm, 26 July 2014 Breckland Council’s annual festival, showcasing all [...]

Breckland Master Gardeners at National Masters Conference in Ryton Gardens

Breckland Master Gardeners at National Masters Conference in Ryton Gardens

Breckland Master Gardeners joined a happy band of around 150 Master Composters and Master Gardeners from around the country at Ryton Gardens, Coventry for the annual National Volunteers Masters Conference on 21 June 2014. It may have been the glorious weather, it make have been the wormeries, it may have been the cake (hand-made in [...]

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October Garden musings from Master Gardener Robin

October Garden musings from Master Gardener RobinOctober 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 [...]

Apple Trees Planting tips

Mint for winter

Events

Oct 5th: Oxburgh Hall Apple Day

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.

Oct 8th: Thomas Mawson’s Gardens for Lord Leverhulme

Oct 10th: Apple Day at Swaffham Orchard

News

October in the Garden – top tips from Breckland Master Gardener Jeffrey

October in the Garden – top tips from Breckland Master Gardener JeffreyHaven’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 [...]

What Breckland Master Gardeners did this weekend

Things to do in the garden in September

Case Studies

Two good days

Two good daysI 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 [...]

Herring House back yard continues to flourish

Potatoes