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Garden Organic volunteers venture out to Green Britain Centre on Snowy Sunday

Garden Organic volunteers venture out to Green Britain Centre on Snowy Sunday

Garden Organic’s volunteer networks joined forces for a day of learning at the Green Britain Centre on Sunday, 1 February 2015. Volunteers from Norfolk Master Composter and Breckland Master Gardener braved the snow and sleet and enjoyed a day of sharing ideas, updating skills and catching up with fellow volunteer friends.   Getting the best [...]

A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener

A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener

Saham Toney Master Gardener Trevor continues his mentoring of pre-school and primary school children at Ashill. Trevor spends every Wednesday morning during term time first at the pre-school and then moves up to the primary school.  During the past three months, Trevor has invested over 12 ½ hours with these two mentored growing groups. Each [...]

Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse award

Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse award

Master Gardeners Chris and Geoff have been supporting an intergenerational gardening project  with Age UK  Norwich,  residents at Philadelphia House and school children from Angel Road Middle School.  This project began back in  late Autumn 2013, when Chris and Geoff met with residents, staff and children to discuss plans for a new growing space located [...]

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Leeks – a healthy old favourite

Leeks – a healthy old favouriteThe first of March is when I start to sow seeds in earnest, having found by experience that the increasing light levels and warmth result in better plants. I used to use seed trays and then moved on to the small individualised trays, but in both cases found that you need close attention to watering, [...]

March in the garden

The last move

Events

Mar 28th: New Master Gardener Induction weekend

Mar 28th: New Master Gardener Induction weekendWe’re now recuiting gardening enthusiasts to become volunteer Master Gardeners during spring 2015 in Breckland. Master Gardeners mentor and inspire individuals, couples and families to grow and share food. Over 6,000 people given regular support to grow food across 5 programme areas since May 2010. Master Gardeners promote food growing through events, talks, schools, and [...]

Oct 11th: Oxburgh Hall Apple Day

News

Mar 28th: New Master Gardener Induction weekend

Mar 28th: New Master Gardener Induction weekendWe’re now recuiting gardening enthusiasts to become volunteer Master Gardeners during spring 2015 in Breckland. Master Gardeners mentor and inspire individuals, couples and families to grow and share food. Over 6,000 people given regular support to grow food across 5 programme areas since May 2010. Master Gardeners promote food growing through events, talks, schools, and [...]

January in the garden

December tips from Master Gardener Jeffrey

Case Studies

Winter 2014 school report from North Norfolk Master Gardener Sue

Winter 2014 school report from North Norfolk Master Gardener SueThanks to a grant from Norfolk Community Foundation, Garden Organic’s Master Gardener Sue can continue to mentor her 3 growing North Norfolk schools during 2014. She has done her ’rounds’ and here is her update on their plans for the new growing season.   Sedgeford School With several crops still growing at the end of [...]

Garden Organic volunteers venture out to Green Britain Centre on Snowy Sunday

A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener