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Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills Goosegogs for free! Cold, empty and unproductive!
Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills

Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills

One of the perks of being a Breckland Master Gardener is learning new skills through our seasonal in-service training events.  In the spirit of winter, the latest training day featured a masterclass in traditional Willow Weaving, delivered by Katy Fullilove of the Swaffham ESCAPE project. The event was held at Necton Community Centre, where their […]

Goosegogs for free!

Goosegogs for free!

Too good to be true well let’s throw in redcurrants and blackcurrants, surely there must be a catch somewhere. Who was it that said there was nothing free in this life, and yes I suppose they were right, but here the only catch is a little work and someone else’s generosity in giving you the […]

Cold, empty and unproductive!

Cold, empty and unproductive!

This is the sad lament of many an unheated Greenhouse, tomatoes finished and cleared out. Lots of space but not a lot doing. I could mention the delights of growing lambs lettuce or even late rocket (much mellower flavour and slow to seed) but for the latter, time’s probably run out. So lets be positive […]

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Gooseberry – Size and Picking

Well now’s the time to decide big ones or little ones, or should I say fewer, but bigger? For there is always that choice to make when growing fruit you can have lots of littlies or fewer better sized ones. I suppose it could be, and has been carried to extremes, for hailing from a […]

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Could you be a Growing Buddy?

Now launching an exciting new volunteering opportunity in Breckland! We are recruiting volunteer ‘Growing Buddies’ to join our current network in Breckland. Growing Buddies will support older and more vulnerable residents in Breckland through growing activities within well-being hubs; care homes, dementia cafes; carer groups; Age UK, walking groups, resident’s associations etc 15 new volunteers […]

Norfolk Masters get grafting!

Breckland Master Gardeners discover traditional willow-weaving skills

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How are your grafts going?

For those Breckland Master Gardeners and Norfolk Master Composters who attended the grafter’s course in February, can you let me know how things are progressing? It seems that quite a few of you have been successful; however it might be a good idea to go over the finishing points just in case you missed them […]

Growing and Reminiscence

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