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Carol’s household achieves great growth

Carol’s household achieves great growthJenny and Ben moved into a farm tied cottage with a rugged garden and no plants or flowers.  When I first visited, their garden was empty but now it contains a vegetable plot, chickens sitting on pheasant and partridge eggs plus lots of chicken eggs, a bee friendly patch, sunflowers and flower borders. Since Jenny […]

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Out and about in Norfolk

Out and about in NorfolkMaster Gardeners attended 14 events across the county in the last three months. There were many local events such as Eaton Rise Residents garden fundraising morning where Anne Whittaker and Rebecca Clark gave their time and expertise and helped in the raising of over £650 for plants in the community. Great Hockham Farmer’s Market saw […]

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Caroline’s workshops

Caroline’s workshopsTwo classes from the local primary school made a visit to Master Gardener Caroline’s garden near Acle this week.   With the aid of garden tours,  seed sowing exercises and a specially devised ball game the 49 children got to learn about the life of a seed to plant.  They got to taste the sweetness of […]

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Master Gardener Paul Young in action

Master Gardener Paul Young in actionOne of Paul Young’s households is his local pub, McTaggarts in Ashill.   He popped in there over the weekend to give some advice on tomato management. Neil and Caroline McTaggart are keen to make the most of their pub garden and they have planters brimming with tomatoes, summer raspberries, courgettes and herbs, while their new […]

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From bed to bed

From bed to bedHere’s a great recycling idea from our Dereham Master Gardener, Alice Urquhart.  One of her fellow allotmenteers has found an ingenious new use for a metal bunk bed.  The frames are now cages for the brassicas and the bases are ready and waiting for beans to scramble up. For more growing tips, click here.

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