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A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse award A great day for Breckland Master Gardeners at Gressenhall’s Apple Day 2014 – over 3,000 visitors
 
A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener

A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener

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 [...]

Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse award

Master Gardener project at Philadelphia House wins Norse award

Master Gardeners Chris and Geoff have been supporting an intergenerational gardening project  with Age UK  Norwich,  residents at Philadelphia House and school children from Angel Road Middle School.  This project began back in  late Autumn 2013, when Chris and Geoff met with residents, staff and children to discuss plans for a new growing space located [...]

A great day for Breckland Master Gardeners at Gressenhall’s Apple Day 2014 – over 3,000 visitors

A great day for Breckland Master Gardeners at Gressenhall’s Apple Day 2014 – over 3,000 visitors

Breckland Master Gardeners joined forces with Norfolk Master Composters and Norfolk Organic Group at Gressenhall’s annual Apple Day on Sunday, 19 October. A gorgeous autumnal day, with the right mix of sunshine and warm winds, enticed people to come from across the county and indeed even crossing the borders of Cambridge and Lincolnshire. Just over [...]

Master Gardeners' blog posts

Do you want a better Apple? Part 2

Do you want a better Apple?  Part 2Well 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 [...]

Do you want a better Apple?

Tasty shoots – micro greens by another name!

Events

Feb 15th: Workday at Elsing Community Orchard

Feb 15th: Workday at Elsing Community OrchardElsing 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.

Feb 23rd: Norfolk Organic Group AGM 2015

Mar 28th: New Master Gardener Induction weekend

News

Mar 28th: New Master Gardener Induction weekend

Mar 28th: New Master Gardener Induction weekendWe’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 [...]

January in the garden

December tips from Master Gardener Jeffrey

Case Studies

A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener

A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master GardenerSaham 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 [...]

December in the garden

November in the Garden