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A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street today
 
A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices

A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices

Master Gardener Leigh has been supporting fellow work colleagues as they learn to grow fruit and veg on their staff allotment plot at the Council offices in Dereham.  This photo is a harvest picked last week to say thank you to two of his plotters, Jess and Amanda.  As regular gardeners on the Breckland Plot, […]

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement

Breckland Master Gardener volunteer, Gavin, is a keen advocate of growing your own.  In his role at the Green Britain Centre, Swaffham, he engages groups of young school children in food-growing activities; taking them on guided tours of the centre’s vegetable gardens, compost demonstration corner and polytunnels and encouraging them to experience the tastes and […]

French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street today

French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street today

Breckland Master Gardeners gave away 100 Runner Beans at this year’s Watton Carnival. This event is a highlight in our calendar with planning and sowing starting several weeks before. Our Watton based volunteer, Keith, gives over more than half of his greenhouse to sow and nurture a vegetable to give away each year. Last year […]

Master Gardeners' blog posts

August in the Garden

August in the GardenSilly as it sounds, this is the month when I start to get ready for autumn. At the start of the month I go around the garden looking at all the plants that may not make it through the winter and take cuttings from them. This is generally very easy and to those that may […]

Blueberries, some finer points!

Nobody’s Fool

Events

Aug 2nd: Master Gardener at Wayland Show

Aug 2nd: Master Gardener at Wayland ShowThe annual Wayland Show is the place to be on Sunday, 2 August – book the date in your diary now. A great day for all the family – one of the largest and longest running 1-day agricultural shows in the County. Master Gardener will be there – come and get some advice and inspiration […]

Sep 19th: Master’s National Conference at Garden Organic’s Ryton Gardens

Oct 11th: Oxburgh Hall Apple Day

News

Blooming with Brown Bins

Blooming with Brown BinsSummer time can be a busy time of year, especially in your garden, and the last thing you want to be thinking about is taking your excess garden waste down to the nearest recycling centre! As all good gardeners know, composting is the way forward; it improves the fertility of soil, reduces waste to landfill […]

A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices

Mileham primary school track down growing veggies in Master Gardener’s garden.

Case Studies

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of AchievementBreckland Master Gardener volunteer, Gavin, is a keen advocate of growing your own.  In his role at the Green Britain Centre, Swaffham, he engages groups of young school children in food-growing activities; taking them on guided tours of the centre’s vegetable gardens, compost demonstration corner and polytunnels and encouraging them to experience the tastes and […]

Master Gardener Leigh promoting benefits of gardening@work

Master Gardener Robert talks to Mattishall Annual Parish Meeting