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Grow your own on a budget – fresh, organic Pea Shoots for only 70p

Grow your own on a budget – fresh, organic Pea Shoots for only 70pCooking on a budget is a programme of sessions delivered by volunteers from Hope Church Thetford to people seeking to develop basic skills and confidence in preparing and cooking nutritious meals cheaply for themselves and their families. Anne Simmonds, the lead organiser of the Skills for Life project, invited Breckland Master Gardener to deliver a […]

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Two good days

Two good daysI recently enjoyed two days of talking to people about our mission. The first one, on Saturday 26th July was the Festival on the Farm at Gressenhall, where Breckland Master Gardeners took over the farm garden to show people what we are about. There were lots of activities going on, including a talk about seed […]

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Herring House back yard continues to flourish

Herring House back yard continues to flourishNow into their second year of growing at Herring House in Great Yarmouth,our Master Gardener, Chris has provided us with an update. “These are the latest piccies of produce at Herring House, everyone very pleased, I think there is a bit of a problem with too much water! But all growing well, lots of herbs, […]

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Potatoes

PotatoesThe Potato Council is reporting an 8% fall in potato sales – claims we are buying rice instead. This may be true, but have they taken into account the increase in home growing of potatoes? This could account for part of the decline in sales.   Our Norfolk Master Gardeners, Chris and Geoff  are mentoring […]

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July in the garden

July in the gardenJuly always seems to be the month that you can sit back and enjoy all your hard work, or it would be if all those creepy crawlies would stop eating everything in sight! My flower garden is a riot of colour but not that of annuals. My plants are mostly perennial and so do not […]

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