Gardens and Gardeners

Michael Perry on GVC shopping channel

“March winds, April showers, brings forth May flowers” is a familiar saying. With so many professional gardeners around Norfolk and Suffolk, let’s find out from two of them how we can get the best out of our gardens, large or small….

Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens, in Norfolk began in 1953 when nursery owner and plantsman Alan Bloom planted a garden of island beds in front of the family home, Bressingham Hall. Now known as the Dell Garden it covers six acres and has nearly 5,000 different species and varieties.


What's in a Church?

From the organ to the mouse traps, it is the job of volunteer Church Recorders, to record everything in the building and provide an inventory of the church. This is a unique look at the changing history of what is often the oldest building in a community,

A Lifetime in Libraries

How often does someone know, at the age of ten, what their destiny will be?

Alison Wheeler retires as the Chief Executive Officer of Suffolk Libraries this month, after 39 years as a librarian.
“I arrived in Suffolk in August 1979 as a newly qualified librarian, filled with excitement about being at Felixstowe library, and in my first professional job,” she remembered.

And it started at a young age…..



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