Well first the good news, spur bearing apple trees naturally want to develop fruiting spurs. All we are doing is helping to promote this natural process. In looking at your apple tree you will see a number of new laterals (shoots) which have developed this year. These will be in the body of the tree [...]
Elsing village community orchard is holding a work morning on Sunday 15 February. Master Gardener Robert will be there advising and helping to plant some new trees, mulch and weed and generally have some good outdoor exercise in the company of local people.
We’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 [...]
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 [...]