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New Breckland Master Gardeners join the network, promoting and supporting home food growing Garden Organic volunteers venture out to Green Britain Centre on Snowy Sunday A tale of two schools growing in Ashill with Breckland Master Gardener
 
New Breckland Master Gardeners join the network, promoting and supporting home food growing

New Breckland Master Gardeners join the network, promoting and supporting home food growing

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 [...]

Garden Organic volunteers venture out to Green Britain Centre on Snowy Sunday

Garden Organic volunteers venture out to Green Britain Centre on Snowy Sunday

Garden Organic’s volunteer networks joined forces for a day of learning at the Green Britain Centre on Sunday, 1 February 2015. Volunteers from Norfolk Master Composter and Breckland Master Gardener braved the snow and sleet and enjoyed a day of sharing ideas, updating skills and catching up with fellow volunteer friends.   Getting the best [...]

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 Gardeners' blog posts

The difficult one!

The difficult one!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 [...]

Fresh Mint

Time for a change!

Events

Jun 6th: Be at the Bee Weekend at Oxburgh Hall

Jun 6th: Be at the Bee Weekend at Oxburgh Hall6 & 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.

Jun 12th: Our Day Out at Swaffham

Jun 14th: Master Gardener at Watton Carnival

News

New Breckland Master Gardeners join the network, promoting and supporting home food growing

New Breckland Master Gardeners join the network, promoting and supporting home food growingNew 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 [...]

January in the garden

December tips from Master Gardener Jeffrey

Case Studies

Sowing Herbs at Oxburgh Hall

Sowing Herbs at Oxburgh HallA 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 [...]

Master Gardener at Dereham Library

Winter 2014 school report from North Norfolk Master Gardener Sue