Category: Forde Abbey

New: Grow Your Own British Flowers with Toby’s Garden & Harvest Fest

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 …

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New Tree Tour at Toby’s Garden & Harvest Fest at Forde Abbey

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 …

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Early Bird Tickets Only £8.50 till 31st May!

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, …

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Fancy a Weekend Break with Warners and Toby’s Garden & Harvest Fest?

Why not make a long weekend break of your visit to Toby’s Garden Harvest Festival? We have linked up with the well-known Cricket St Thomas Hotel to offer festival visitors a great package deal: a three-night stay at the Warner’s Leisure Hotel at Cricket St Thomas which is just ten minutes from Forde Abbey. The …

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Volunteers Wanted for Toby’s Garden & Harvest Festival in September

Meet Sue Parkin, the first volunteer to sign up for our new Festival at Forde Abbey in September. Sue is a retired nursery nurse with five grand-children and has lived in nearby Axminster for the past 17 years. A keen gardener with a townhouse garden filled with cottage-style plants and box topiary, Sue belongs to not one but …

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