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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 […]

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Master Gardener Leigh promoting benefits of gardening@work

Master Gardener Leigh promoting benefits of gardening@workBreckland Master Gardener Leigh is Breckland Council’s very own growing mentor.   The Staff Health & Well-being Budget (with support from The Staff Forum) helped to set up ‘The Breckland Plot’ in 2014 – a vegetable garden in the grounds of the Council offices in Dereham, where staff are encouraged to join in with the regular […]

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Master Gardener Robert talks to Mattishall Annual Parish Meeting

Master Gardener Robert talks to Mattishall Annual Parish Meeting22 April 2015, Breckland Master Gardener Robert was invited to share his volunteering story with the audience at Mattishall’s Annual Parish Meeting, hosted by the Parish Council Chairman, Mr Norton. Robert gave a brief update on his work with the Mattishall Primary School where he holds weekly growing sessions with children.  He also spoke about […]

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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 […]

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Master Gardener at Dereham Library

Master Gardener at Dereham LibraryMaster Gardener volunteers Robert and Keith set up their displays and a range of growing-related activities to engage young visitors to Dereham Library this morning.   ‘Guess the Seed’ and ‘Friend or Foe’ were just two of the fun games that people played. Robert brings his Master Gardener resources and activities to Dereham Library regularly during […]

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