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Breckland Master Gardeners are hot, hot, hot at events this summer

Breckland Master Gardeners are hot, hot, hot at events this summer

The last fortnight has been a non-stop tour of district and county horticultural events for Breckland Master Gardeners. First up was Breckland’s Festival on the Farm, then Sandringham Flower Show and finally Wayland Agricultural Show. What a line up!       Festival on the Farm, 26 July 2014 Breckland Council’s annual festival, showcasing all [...]

Breckland Master Gardeners at National Masters Conference in Ryton Gardens

Breckland Master Gardeners at National Masters Conference in Ryton Gardens

Breckland Master Gardeners joined a happy band of around 150 Master Composters and Master Gardeners from around the country at Ryton Gardens, Coventry for the annual National Volunteers Masters Conference on 21 June 2014. It may have been the glorious weather, it make have been the wormeries, it may have been the cake (hand-made in [...]

Breckland Master Gardeners went Pumpkin mad at Watton Carnival 2014

Breckland Master Gardeners went Pumpkin mad at Watton Carnival 2014

Watton High Street was buzzing on Sunday 8 June 2014. It was the day of the Carnival and Breckland Master Gardeners were there to launch the Pumpkin Parade. They gave away 114 young pumpkin plants free to those visitors who promised to give them a good home. These pumpkins were grown by Watton Master Gardener [...]

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Tomatoes, not ripening !

Tomatoes, not ripening !Recently I was asked why someone’s tomatoes had not ripened, and replied asking whether they wanted the long or short answer. They chose the short answer:- 1. Was sunlight reaching the fruit? 2. Had you tried banana skins (they give off ethane promoting ripening). Try it in the greenhouse or with the best developed fruit [...]

Damson’s little secrets

To Bin !

Events

Sep 7th: Thornage Hall 25th Anniversary Annual Fete

Camphill Community biodynamic farm and gardens, produce, handicrafts, entertainment and refreshments. Come along and enjoy a great annual event. Sunday, 7 September from 11.30 am to 5pm

Sep 29th: Seasonal top fruit

Oct 8th: Thomas Mawson’s Gardens for Lord Leverhulme

News

Breckland Master Gardeners are hot, hot, hot at events this summer

Breckland Master Gardeners are hot, hot, hot at events this summerThe last fortnight has been a non-stop tour of district and county horticultural events for Breckland Master Gardeners. First up was Breckland’s Festival on the Farm, then Sandringham Flower Show and finally Wayland Agricultural Show. What a line up!       Festival on the Farm, 26 July 2014 Breckland Council’s annual festival, showcasing all [...]

August in the Garden

Breckland Master Gardeners at National Masters Conference in Ryton Gardens

Case Studies

Two good days

Two good daysI recently enjoyed two days of talking to people about our mission. The first one, on Saturday 26th July was the Festival on the Farm at Gressenhall, where Breckland Master Gardeners took over the farm garden to show people what we are about. There were lots of activities going on, including a talk about seed [...]

Herring House back yard continues to flourish

Potatoes