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Master Gardener supports Thorpe Langley School growing club

Master Gardener Bee Springwood simply loves helping the folk at Thorpe Langley’s growing club.  “They have oodles of enthusiasm” she declares. They are just getting started with an old tennis court and a small pile of top soil.  No compost yet. They have two metre square raised bed containers, and some old tyres.  They also have […]

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Sherringham Community Smallholding gets Master Gardener support

Master Gardeners, Susan Vaughan and Christine Marshall have been invited to give support and guidance in the practical development of Sherringham Community Smallholding a new growing project, based at Sherringham High School.  Sue Penlington, Project Manager of the smallholding, met with local Master Gardeners shortly before Christmas to discuss growing ideas for 2012.    Sue’s first request was for guidance on […]

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Parsnips and Portuguese Master Gardening!

Parsnips and Portuguese Master Gardening!Master Gardener Norfolk is now helping a household in Almada, Portugal with starting to grow their own food. Madeleine and Diego Rito, daughter and son-in-law of Master Gardener, Nigel Boldero, got their ‘Welcome Pack’ as a Christmas present whilst visiting over the holidays. ‘We only have a basement patio at home’, said Madeleine, ‘so it […]

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Advertising does work

Advertising does workNigel submitted a short article about Master Gardener in his local free newsletter – The Iceni Guide – this month and it has reaped success already. “I’m pleased to say I’ve had one ‘bite’ from it- a couple just over the fields from us who I’m seeing on Friday for an introductory chat.” So even […]

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The creation of Grapes Hill Garden

The creation of Grapes Hill GardenGrapes Hill Community Garden Group (GHCGG) was set up in summer 2008 to convert a run-down disused area near Norwich city centre into a community garden. Our site, a former play area, was covered in tarmac. We consulted the local community on the design of the garden and following the completion of hard landscaping work […]

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