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A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street today
 
A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices

A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices

Master Gardener Leigh has been supporting fellow work colleagues as they learn to grow fruit and veg on their staff allotment plot at the Council offices in Dereham.  This photo is a harvest picked last week to say thank you to two of his plotters, Jess and Amanda.  As regular gardeners on the Breckland Plot, […]

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement

Breckland Master Gardener volunteer, Gavin, is a keen advocate of growing your own.  In his role at the Green Britain Centre, Swaffham, he engages groups of young school children in food-growing activities; taking them on guided tours of the centre’s vegetable gardens, compost demonstration corner and polytunnels and encouraging them to experience the tastes and […]

French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street today

French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street today

Breckland Master Gardeners gave away 100 Runner Beans at this year’s Watton Carnival. This event is a highlight in our calendar with planning and sowing starting several weeks before. Our Watton based volunteer, Keith, gives over more than half of his greenhouse to sow and nurture a vegetable to give away each year. Last year […]

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September Gardening

September GardeningSeptember is the first autumn month so we should be harvesting all sorts of crops and fruits. This year my squashes and other such things have been very poor. This means that I will only have enough to feed half the street! The spuds have been quite good but the tomatoes have really grown well, […]

Eastern Promise

Exterminate, exterminate!

Events

Sep 19th: Master’s National Conference at Garden Organic’s Ryton Gardens

Sep 19th: Master’s National Conference at Garden Organic’s Ryton GardensSaturday, 19 September is the day when Master Gardeners and Master Composters board a coach in Norfolk and head to Ryton Gardens in Coventry for our annual 1-day conference. Garden Organic’s community volunteers from all over the county will meet and share experiences, listen to key horticultural speakers, participate in practical workshops and demonstrations. This […]

Oct 11th: Oxburgh Hall Apple Day

Dec 12th: Breckland Master Gardener Christmas social

News

Make your own Compost and reduce your waste

Make your own Compost and reduce your wasteThe average UK household throws away £470 per year through food waste! The ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ website has lots of useful tips including advice on portion planning and tasty recipes to help you use up odd items of leftover food.   If you still have some food waste after making sure you’re reducing it as […]

Blooming with Brown Bins

A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices

Case Studies

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of Achievement

Master Gardener presents another volunteer their Certificate of AchievementBreckland Master Gardener volunteer, Gavin, is a keen advocate of growing your own.  In his role at the Green Britain Centre, Swaffham, he engages groups of young school children in food-growing activities; taking them on guided tours of the centre’s vegetable gardens, compost demonstration corner and polytunnels and encouraging them to experience the tastes and […]

Master Gardener Leigh promoting benefits of gardening@work

Master Gardener Robert talks to Mattishall Annual Parish Meeting