Come and celebrate five years with us...
Thanks for celebrating five years with us... We had a great time!
Forde Abbey 15th & 16th September
lined up for 2018
SUCCESS! Our fifth year of Toby’s Garden Festival was so much fun! Look out for the dates for next year’s event – early bird tickets will be on sale towards the end of the year.
Who’s speaking at Forde Abbey in 2018?
Coming up in September we are welcoming some fabulous garden speakers and experts! We’re delighted that actor John Challis, better known as Boycie from Only Fools & Horses was so popular with Powderham visitors we have lured him back to be with us at Forde Abbey, plus we have the wonderful Alys Fowler, RHS judge Jim Buttress, Matt Biggs of Gardeners’ Question Time fame and… drum roll…. the Blue Peter Gardener!
Plus the demo tipi makes welcome comeback with NEW workshops on paper-flower making with Wildhive’s Bee Watson, photography lessons with Andrew Maybury, tree talks from Kevin Croucher of Thornhayes Nursery plus all the favourites from last year – cider-drinking, apple-pressing, basket-weaving and much more to be announced in the coming months
The Old Dairy Kitchen and Trill Farm Garden work together as two of the enterprises at Trill Farm, in Musbury, Devon. In tune with the seasons, chef Chris Onions looks to Ashley & Kate’s garden … Read more
Call them what you will – plants in the wrong place or plants that haven’t been planted – weeds are something that most gardeners will have had to deal with at some point. It’s always … Read more
Here’s a preview of who is speaking on Saturday and Sunday, plus all the confirmed demo’s and workshops at Toby’s Harvest Festival on 15th and 16th September at Forde Abbey: Saturday 15th September Matt Biggs … Read more
September is all about back-to-school but there’s no reason why the grown-ups can’t get stuck in and learn something new! At Toby’s Harvest Festival at Forde Abbey on 15th and 16th September there are oodles … Read more
Thin slivers of salami and coppa are a regular feature on the menu in Forde Abbey’s supper clubs – hand-reared and home-cured by local chef Ed Versluys from Mello View, who will be sharing his … Read more
On Sunday 16th September Alex Metcalf, aka the Tree Listener, as seen on BBC One’s My Passion for Trees with Judi Dench, will be at TV gardener Toby Buckland’s Harvest Festival at Forde Abbey, Chard … Read more