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Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills Goosegogs for free! Cold, empty and unproductive!
 
Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills

Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills

One of the perks of being a Breckland Master Gardener is learning new skills through our seasonal in-service training events.  In the spirit of winter, the latest training day featured a masterclass in traditional Willow Weaving, delivered by Katy Fullilove of the Swaffham ESCAPE project. The event was held at Necton Community Centre, where their […]

Goosegogs for free!

Goosegogs for free!

Too good to be true well let’s throw in redcurrants and blackcurrants, surely there must be a catch somewhere. Who was it that said there was nothing free in this life, and yes I suppose they were right, but here the only catch is a little work and someone else’s generosity in giving you the […]

Cold, empty and unproductive!

Cold, empty and unproductive!

This is the sad lament of many an unheated Greenhouse, tomatoes finished and cleared out. Lots of space but not a lot doing. I could mention the delights of growing lambs lettuce or even late rocket (much mellower flavour and slow to seed) but for the latter, time’s probably run out. So lets be positive […]

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Spring into action!

Spring into action!Hopefully the lengthening hours of daylight and the dusk territorial calls all indicate the possibility of a new growing season. What to do first, I’ll take it as read that garlic was left in the ground at the time of last year’s harvest to allow it to grow in it’s own good time, five or […]

Winter’s blast at last!

Sprucing up the Blueberries!

Events

Feb 20th: Breckland Master Gardener Anniversary Celebration

Two years of Breckland Master Gardener & we’re celebrating.  The date is booked, Saturday 20 Februay 2016, the venue is still a secret. Open only to Breckland Master Gardeners – book your place with your co-ordinator now.

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Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills

Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skillsOne of the perks of being a Breckland Master Gardener is learning new skills through our seasonal in-service training events.  In the spirit of winter, the latest training day featured a masterclass in traditional Willow Weaving, delivered by Katy Fullilove of the Swaffham ESCAPE project. The event was held at Necton Community Centre, where their […]

Cold, empty and unproductive!

Breckland Master Gardener supports a winner in Thetford

Case Studies

Makers Meet-up

At the beginning of December, Master Gardener Trevor and I joined some creative folk at Norwich Castle Museum, Makers Meet-up event. We were invited to join crafters, coders and brewers to demonstrate how fun it is to build, make and grow your own. This event is also tied into the amazing Temporary Exhibition Build Your […]

Apple Day at Oxburgh Hall

A friend in need!