Yes, we all start somewhere and for me it was carrots. Why? Well that was simply down to the taste, lightly boiled, diced and with a knob of butter mixed in to bring out the flavour. I can still almost taste them today. How did I set about growing them? Well it was certainly in […]
6 & 7 June is the Bee Weekend at Oxburgh Hall. A celebration of all things bee-related. Come and meet our Master Gardeners who will share some ideas with you on how to attract and perserve our bee population. Even a large container of bee-friendly plants will make a difference to a bee’s life.
Ongoing training and development is integral to the life of a Breckland Master Gardener, with seasonal learning events organised for our volunteers. This spring, the focus was on school growing. Master Gardener volunteers from Breckland, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire came together at Peterborough Cathedral for a training day delivered by Garden Organic trainer Liz Woodward on […]
Breckland Master Gardener Leigh is Breckland Council’s very own growing mentor. The Staff Health & Well-being Budget (with support from The Staff Forum) helped to set up ‘The Breckland Plot’ in 2014 – a vegetable garden in the grounds of the Council offices in Dereham, where staff are encouraged to join in with the regular […]