Get ready to plant shop

Wondering which nurseries are coming to Toby’s Garden Festival on 11 and 12 June? Lots of old favourites are planning a come-back along with some exciting new local additions from Devon. Here’s a taster of who’s coming to the show: Bean Place Nursery – wide range of hardy herbaceous, hardy ferns and grasses Easterhill Herbs …

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Pack the pooch!

We’ve had lots of enquiries about whether dogs are allowed at the festival again this year, since we were first able to welcome them in 2019. We’re pleased to say, YES! If they’re well-behaved and happy to stay on a lead, four-legged furry friends can come along to the festival on Friday 11 and 12 …

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Discover seeds

ANNOUNCING: Exeter’s RAMM will be joining us at the festival with talks and a fascinating exhibit celebrating seeds: Artist Leonie Hampton and RAMM’s Contemporary Art Curator Lara Goodband will be in conversation discussing Hampton’s recent photography commission A Language of Seeds. Leonie’s work explores RAMM’s collection of seeds and herbarium sheets in dialogue with her …

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See you in the spring, says Toby

If a single silver lining has shone out during the Covid-cancellations and disruption, it’s that our love for gardening has grown. Gardens and the wildlife they nurture have offered a counterpoint to the challenges faced over the garden fence and for so many have become fundamentally important. We’ve always supported growers, local food-producers, makers and …

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