So glad we made time to visit Rob and his garden - such an inspiring tour if you are interested in doing something even remotely similar, even in an urban... read more setting. He has such a depth of knowledge but was so willing to share this with almost a complete lack of ego, so everyone felt really comfortable asking questions. He was also very generous letting us sample all the edible plants and was a great storyteller. He was also incredibly patient with our 3 year old who was more interested in chasing the geese, ducks and chickens, and then eating as many raspberries as she could!
Rob's knowledge and passion is reflected in his wonderful Garden and it's contagious. We went in the middle of winter and even so the garden was a testament to his... read more hard work and passion. Recommend it to anyone interested in developing a Forest Garden.
We had the most wonderful autumnal afternoon exploring Rob's forest garden, he is so enthusiastic and natural, so careful of his environment, generous with his knowledge and fascinating to listen... read more to. We left with pockets full of seeds, tummies happy with delicious samplings of leaves, roots and berries and my friend, whose "special" birthday it was, was given a precious lemon, picked straight from the tree. We couldn't have wished for a more enjoyable experience with a very special person in a very special corner of the mendips. Thank you so much Rob!
We had a lovely few hours at Robs forest garden. Such an inspiration and lovely diwn to earth guy. Cant wait to go back and see the garden 7n a... read more difgerent seaaon. Thanks Rob, for the tour and cuttings!
A wonderful experience, Rob is very knowledgeable. Worth a visit as it will spark your interest in creating a garden like his. He is friendly and you’ll love the chance... read more to sample as you go round the garden.
My boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed Rob's experience in his forest garden. We learned so much from him and can't wait to start our very own gardening project! Rob is... read more an incredible storyteller and is passionate about nature in its many forms which made the experience very wholesome!
Booked as 'something a little different' for my wife's birthday weekend away... We both loved meeting Rob and getting a tour of this magical corner of the Mendip Hills... Rob... read more is an excellent communicator and explains complex subjects in a fun and engaging way... The idea that not everything has to be processed and come out of a packet is refreshing and super positive in todays world. My wife is inspired and has already started planning a forest garden area for our next home. :-)
This experience was phenomenal! We learned so much about local ecosystems, companion planting, and forest gardening at Rob's Forest Garden. I would highly recommend this for anyone looking to learn... read more about plants, gardening, or just hoping to experience some of the Somerset countryside. I am very likely to book this again in the future during a different month so I can experience the garden at a different time of year.
A really wonderful experience. Rob is a great host and the what he has created with his space is fascinating and totally inspiring. We all thoroughly enjoyed the experience ... read more and the extra touches from the tea in the yurt, the cuttings we were given and extra insight into bee keeping really made it a very special experience.
For someone interested in gardening for food, this was such a joy! We had an amazing time touring Rob’s garden with him explaining everything. The animals were great and even... read more they served a purpose for the garden to make it even more self sustaining and for the plants to thrive. The berries we picked out and ate on the spot was just wonderful!
If you’re into growing food, this is a must do! It’s not often you get to meet and see someone like Rob doing what he does and there’s so much to learn from it!
Thoroughly enjoyed our experience with Rob. Arrangements for meeting up went smoothly. Rob was passionate about the topic and very engaging with our whole group.
He... read more went out of his way to tailor the day to our interests and also, the abilities of all the group (one person in the group having reduced mobility).
We would highly recommend this experience - take a notebook as there is so much info. We hope to repeat it again at some time.