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Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse award A great day for Breckland Master Gardeners at Gressenhall’s Apple Day 2014 – over 3,000 visitors Putting the kitchen garden to bed for the winter – Breckland Master Gardeners autumn training
 
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 [...]

A great day for Breckland Master Gardeners at Gressenhall’s Apple Day 2014 – over 3,000 visitors

A great day for Breckland Master Gardeners at Gressenhall’s Apple Day 2014 – over 3,000 visitors

Breckland Master Gardeners joined forces with Norfolk Master Composters and Norfolk Organic Group at Gressenhall’s annual Apple Day on Sunday, 19 October. A gorgeous autumnal day, with the right mix of sunshine and warm winds, enticed people to come from across the county and indeed even crossing the borders of Cambridge and Lincolnshire. Just over [...]

Putting the kitchen garden to bed for the winter – Breckland Master Gardeners autumn training

Putting the kitchen garden to bed for the winter – Breckland Master Gardeners autumn training

This was the theme of our guided tour of Oxburgh Hall’s walled kitchen garden, this autumn’s in-service training for Breckland Master Gardener. Sunny Saturday morning, 11 October, at the entrance to Oxburgh Hall, Outdoors Manager, Helen Gregory and Lead Gardener, June welcomed the team of Master Gardener volunteers. Helen began with a potted history of [...]

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Kale or Cabbage?

Kale or Cabbage?Which is the best to grow and which gives the better harvest? I come down firmly in favour of Kale, and to be more precise, Italian black kale (Cavola nero). Why is this, well simply three main reasons, putting aside for the moment the health benefits of both and which might be superior in this [...]

WATER CRESS a winter treat

Bonfires by-products

Events

Jan 26th: Weeds & how to Cultivate them

An illustrated talk by Robert Maidstone, professional gardener and naturalist. This is a Norfolk Organic Group event and open to non members for a small entry fee. Come along, enjoy tea and cake afterwards and maybe you’d like to join the group. Friends Meeting House, uppr Goat Lane, Norwich, NR2 1EW Monday, 26 January, 7.30pm

Feb 23rd: Norfolk Organic Group AGM 2015

News

Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse award

Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse awardMaster 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 [...]

Fancy a new growing challenge for 2015?

A great day for Breckland Master Gardeners at Gressenhall’s Apple Day 2014 – over 3,000 visitors

Case Studies

November in the Garden

November in the GardenNow that November is here we can look back on the very warm October and the children coming to the door asking for goods with menaces!  By now we should have lots of leaves on the ground and I will be picking these all up to put in my compost bin. They are not the [...]

Grow your own on a budget – fresh, organic Pea Shoots for only 70p

Two good days