There’s always one plant that no matter how hard you try always seems to be difficult. For me its sweet peppers. Yes, they need an early start to be producing in mid summer, but a warm window sill, even with a backing frame of silver foil is not enough to promote steady growth, go to [...]
6 & 7 June is the Bee Weekend at Oxburgh Hall. A celebration of all things bee-related. Come and meet our Master Gardeners who will share some ideas with you on how to attract and perserve our bee population. Even a large container of bee-friendly plants will make a difference to a bee’s life.
New volunteers attended a weekend long induction course, delivered by Garden Organic, equipping them with the skills, resources and confidence to support novice growers keen to introduce home grown organic fruit and vegetables into their diets. These new volunteers from towns and villages across Breckland were selected to join Breckland Master Gardener, a network of [...]
A very hot, sunny day saw lots of people visiting the Hall and quite a few stopping to investigate our stand and engage in a variety of horticultural discussions. We had Basil and Orgegano seeds available for people to sow in pots and take away. We suggested using the herbs in a large terracotta pot [...]