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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 [...]

It’s all growing at Mattishall Primary School, with the help of Breckland Master Gardeners

It’s all growing at Mattishall Primary School, with the help of Breckland Master Gardeners

Breckland Master Gardener volunteer Robert French is mentoring children at Mattishall Primary School in the skills of food-growing. Welcomed by the school management, he’s there every Friday morning, bringing with him a selection of growing resources and activities. During the morning, groups of 8 or so children from years 3 and 4 join him for [...]

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Scrapes!

No, not what you clean from your wellies. Think more garlic growing, for these are the flowering shoots that divert growth from the developing clove. The quicker they are removed the better. Now for the really good news they are actually very tasty, and if you’ve been waiting for the new season cloves these give [...]

Lankey toms, part 2

May Bugs

Events

Jul 26th: Breckland’s Festival on the Farm

Jul 26th: Breckland’s Festival on the FarmCome along and join in the fun at the great Festival on the Farm. Breckland’s annual festival is being held once again at Gressenhall Farm & Workshouse. Remember last year the Gruffalo was there? He’s booked again for this year, he enjoyed it so much. Breckland Master Gardeners will also be there – helping you [...]

Jul 26th: Eco Bugs Tombola at Fete

Jul 30th: Sandringham Flower Show 2014

News

Breckland Master Gardeners at National Masters Conference in Ryton Gardens

Breckland Master Gardeners at National Masters Conference in Ryton GardensBreckland 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

June Gardening

Case Studies

Herring House back yard continues to flourish

Herring House back yard continues to flourishNow into their second year of growing at Herring House in Great Yarmouth,our Master Gardener, Chris has provided us with an update. “These are the latest piccies of produce at Herring House, everyone very pleased, I think there is a bit of a problem with too much water! But all growing well, lots of herbs, [...]

Potatoes

July in the garden