St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Our brand new Autumn Radio Advert is here

We love working with the Heart Radio creative team on our adverts. Trying to communicate all that we do in 30 seconds is quite difficult. To summarise the important parts of your garden to focus on in the autumn we recommend: Planting spring flowering bulbs Giving the Lawn a bit of TLC, scarifying, aerating and […]

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Mon 4 Sep 2017

How to Lay Turf

Autumn is not only the best time of year to add new plants to the garden, it is also the ideal time to lay turf. To ensure you have success, follow our simple step by step guide on how to lay turf. Prepare your space Soil preparation is essential to success with any plant including […]

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Wed 30 Aug 2017

September in the garden

As we move into autumn, all green fingered people tend to rub their hands together in glee as it is the best time to get out in your garden, tidy up, plant new plants and generally prepare for the show that is spring and summer. September in the garden is a fun time, here is […]

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Mon 14 Aug 2017

New dessert on the menu at Clyst St Mary

The 1925 Kitchen at St Bridget’s Clyst St Mary has just added a delicious new dessert to the menu. What’s on the menu You can now have a scrumptious Belgian Waffle served with West Country Clotted Cream and your choice of either white chocolate, Belgian chocolate or mixed fruits. All for just £4.95. The perfect way […]

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Sun 13 Aug 2017

Local and fresh is best!

We love local radio and we really love our summer advert with Heart Radio. You can listen to Heart Radio on FM 97.0 & 103.0 or online . As growers of quality plants for over 90 years we know local and fresh is best. To listen to our latest Heart Radio advert, just click play. Listen to […]

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Thu 27 Jul 2017

Saving rare roses

One of our delightful (and famous) customers, Orlando Murrin, has recently written an article for The Daily Telegraph about the rose that nearly vanished. This was also covered in our local Express and Echo and details how St Bridget Nurseries is saving rare roses namely Mrs Miniver and Judy Garland. Below are some of Orlando’s […]

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Sat 8 Jul 2017

July in the Kitchen Garden

It’s gearing up to be a busy time in the kitchen garden. Here our our top tips for July: Top Tips Plant specially prepared potato tubers for a Christmas crop. Imagine home grown puds on Christmas Day – yum yum. Plant in a sheltered spot. Treat woolly aphid on apples by scrubbing off their white […]

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Sat 8 Jul 2017

Calling all Garden Explorers!

Get ready for a new BBC documentary, The British Garden: Life & Death on Your Lawn. This will air on BBC Four on Tuesday 11th July at 9pm. Garden Explorers In this 90 minute BBC Four film, Chris Packham and a team of wildlife experts spend an entire year as garden explorers. Exploring every inch […]

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Fri 7 Jul 2017

July in the flower garden

It’s July, time when the roads get busier with holiday makers and time to retreat to the sanctuary that is the garden. When it is warm, continue to hoe weeds, as they will shrivel and die on the surface. Likewise, if you see any larvae or adult pests pick them off, squash them or use […]

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Fri 7 Jul 2017

Pot ponds

When it comes to having a pond, you don’t need a mansion with a pond the size of a lake (though if you have a mansion why not)! Many ponds, especially ponds for wildlife, can be created in a simple pot. As well as attracting a range of insect life and maybe the odd amphibian, […]

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