New for Autumn 2017! Toby’s Garden & Harvest Festival at Forde Abbey 16th & 17th September
We are delighted to announce our new Garden & Harvest Fest in the beautiful grounds of Forde Abbey in Somerset. It’s set to be a weekend of autumnal gardening delights with gorgeous plants to buy from local nurseries, delicious food and entertainment for all the family. As well as celebrating the fruits of the season, you can join us for a free programme of garden demos in Forde Abbey’s stunning Kitchen Garden and talks from Toby and TV gardeners Christine Walkden and Charlie Dimmock.
Toby’s GardenFest is back at Powderham Friday 28th and Saturday 29th April 2017
Toby’s popular Garden Festival is back for a fourth year in the beautiful setting of Powderham Castle near Exeter. This spring we’re thrilled to welcome as our experts Chelsea garden designer Adam Frost of BBC Gardeners’ World and pest guru Pippa Greenwood who will be giving talks and answering your garden questions. Packed with beautiful plants from more than 100 local nurseries, delicious West Country fayre, local musicians and entertainment for the whole family, it’s a great gardening day out.
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News and information
We are delighted to announce our new flower farming demo’s at Toby’s Garden & Harvest Festival at Forde Abbey on 16th and 17th September with Grace Alexander Flowers. Grace Alexander is a psychologist and Somerset flower farmer and describes herself as “committed to growing happiness, one packet of British flower seed at a time”. Grace grows … Read more
Among the many entertainments on offer at Toby’s new Garden & Harvest Fest this autumn, comes the opportunity to learn about Forde’s fascinating tree collection with Kevin Croucher, owner with wife Pat of famous Devon tree nursery, Thornhayes. Kevin will lead the Tree Tour of Forde’s unusual specimens which include Red Oak, Swamp Cypress, Montezuma … Read more
Don’t miss the chance to get a great price on Toby’s new Garden & Harvest Festival at Forde Abbey this autumn. Priced £12.50 on the gate, buy online before 31st May and you can gain access to Forde’s dahlia-filled grounds and enjoy more than 150 specialist nurseries, artisan food producers and beautiful local arts and crafts. Toby, … Read more
More than 6000 garden lovers flooded through the gates of Powderham Castle for Toby’s fourth Garden Festival last Friday 28th and Saturday 29th April to see the historic Castle Courtyard, Rose Lawn and Deer Park magically come into bloom with the arrival of more than 190 specialist plant nurseries, arts and crafts and artisan food … Read more
Doors are open for the Festival from 10am to 5pm both days! We are thrilled to have Charlie and AJ, the Earl and Countess of Devon, cutting the ribbon at 10am on Friday with Toby and Pippa Greenwood leading the countdown. Be sure to arrive in good time to enjoy the fun! Just a reminder the … Read more
Another first for Toby’s Garden Festivals – Powderkeg’s Devonly Social Bar. Selling only those drinks brewed, distilled, fermented, produced within the county, this is the ultimate Devon drinking experience! Devon now produces a wonderful range of award winning drinks and leading the way in the botanical sense are Devon gins – from Devon Distilleries … Read more