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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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Victoria’s – a wasp’s delight !

Victoria’s – a wasp’s delight !Their colour is just starting to turn a gentle pinkish, the plums are swelling and branches are starting to take the strain. Did you thin out your crop? For by all accounts it could be a bumper year, or are you faced with the odd snapped branch. I have to admit to at least two, [...]

Scrapes!

Lankey toms, part 2

Events

Aug 7th: Vegetables in the raw

Fun promotion of organic raw vegetables and fresh fruit, with children in mind. Interesting food-growing activities for all to participate in, including seed and growing related matters, as well as something just for fun on the same theme. Advice also available from Garden Organic Master Gardeners for any problems relating to the growing of organic [...]

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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