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DU Waterscapes

The wow factor of water in your garden

Anyone with a love of specialist water plants, bog plants, water lilies and the whole thrill of ponds and flowing water in gardens has a real treat to look forward to at the festival. Exhibiting for the first time at Toby Buckland’s Garden Festival is DU Waterscapes, a business covering Somerset and Devon which inspires …

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The Country Child’s Company

A touch of hand painted nostalgia

Products from The Country Child’s Company will wow visitors to the festival. This new exhibitor to the Powderham event is a small Dartmoor based company making gifts to be enjoyed by children and all have a touch of nostalgia and a story about them. Each item is individually hand printed, assembled and coloured. Owner Lillias …

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Free wildflower seed packets

Free seeds from Meadow in my Garden

For our tenth Garden Fest, Paul Jupp from Meadow in My Garden and festival host Toby Buckland will be launching The Pocket Meadow Project and giving away free wildlife friendly seed packets with enough kernels to create a miniature sq yard meadow in pots or garden soil. The individual meadows might be small, but together …

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Jane Welsh willow demonstration

Making a plant support from willow

Devonshire basket maker Jane Welsh will be demonstrating how to make a plant support using local willow at the festival. These supports provide a beautiful frame for sweet peas or runner beans to grow up and can be made at home. Jane will talk about preparing the willow, the making technique and provide more handy …

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