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Make your own Compost and reduce your waste

Make your own Compost and reduce your wasteThe average UK household throws away £470 per year through food waste! The ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ website has lots of useful tips including advice on portion planning and tasty recipes to help you use up odd items of leftover food.   If you still have some food waste after making sure you’re reducing it as […]

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Blooming with Brown Bins

Blooming with Brown BinsSummer time can be a busy time of year, especially in your garden, and the last thing you want to be thinking about is taking your excess garden waste down to the nearest recycling centre! As all good gardeners know, composting is the way forward; it improves the fertility of soil, reduces waste to landfill […]

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A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council offices

A thank you for gardeners at Breckland Council officesMaster Gardener Leigh has been supporting fellow work colleagues as they learn to grow fruit and veg on their staff allotment plot at the Council offices in Dereham.  This photo is a harvest picked last week to say thank you to two of his plotters, Jess and Amanda.  As regular gardeners on the Breckland Plot, […]

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Mileham primary school track down growing veggies in Master Gardener’s garden.

Mileham primary school track down growing veggies in Master Gardener’s garden.Our Master Gardener volunteer, Jeffrey, has been mentoring the children of his local primary school in Mileham.  Each week, he’s worked with children in their school growing space sowing, potting on, nurturing and harvesting their veg and soft fruit.  As an end of year treat, he invited them to walk down the road and visit […]

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French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street today

French Beans ran down Watton’s High Street todayBreckland Master Gardeners gave away 100 Runner Beans at this year’s Watton Carnival. This event is a highlight in our calendar with planning and sowing starting several weeks before. Our Watton based volunteer, Keith, gives over more than half of his greenhouse to sow and nurture a vegetable to give away each year. Last year […]

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