St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Sun 25 Nov 2018

CARING FOR YOUR HOUSE PLANTS THIS WINTER

Fluctuating surges of temperature, dry air, short days and limited natural light are the four main problems affecting houseplants as the winter months draw near. To alleviate the strain on your beloved houseplants then remember to take extra care of them over the next few months to keep them happy.    WATER LESS This may […]

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Thu 22 Nov 2018

New Fish available this week (from 23rd November)

As well as many of the fish listed on last week’s availability list, this week we have the following new fish available at our Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter garden centre (EX5 1AE). New fish available from Friday 23rd November Aulonocara sp. Strawberry Aulonocara ussisya Clown Plecostomus L104 Rusty Plecostomus Sabaji Plecostomus L75 Spotted […]

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Fri 16 Nov 2018

Fish availability this week (from 16th November)

Our Aquatic Department at Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter has the following fish available this week (from Friday 16th November 2018).   Gold Ranchu 1.5” Green Tiger Barb Bronze Corydoras Peppered Corydoras Panda Corydoras Sterbai Corydoras Julii Corydoras Harlequin Rasbora Sun-set Wagtail platy Red Male Endlers Red-tailed Blue Botia Golden Zebra Danio Silver Hatchet […]

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Mon 12 Nov 2018

Creating a bulb lasagne this November

In order to attain an abundance of flowering plants next sprint, have a go at making  bulb lasagne this November. This easy and effective technique utilises the different planting depths required by bulbs enabling you to grow a punch of colour in one small space. This technique is fabulously easy and can be achieved in […]

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Thu 8 Nov 2018

Fish of the month

Our fish of the month is the Madagascar Rainbow fish also known as Bedotia geayi.  The Madagascar Rainbow fish is generally a peaceful fish and mixes well with other species. As a schooling fish, they will need to be kept in groups of at least six to be content. Ideal for larger tanks, these eye-catching fish will […]

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Tue 6 Nov 2018

November gardening tips

Take a look at our handy gardening tips for ideas and inspiration in the garden this month. NOVEMBER GARDENING TIPS

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Mon 29 Oct 2018

Before you light your bonfire

Don’t forget to check for unsuspecting guests   It’s that time of year for clearing out the debris, cutting back and generally tidying up the garden area before the winter season rolls in, but before you put your garden clutter in a pile for burning, here’s a few useful tips to ensure you’ve taken every […]

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Tue 23 Oct 2018

Do you know your mulch?

Make life easier this Autumn by laying down some mulch in your garden. It’s easy to do, has great benefits and makes for less work in the spring. Mulching improves soil conditions, reduce time spent on watering and weeding and gives a flawless tidy appearance. Laying a blanket of Mulch will help to retain moisture in […]

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Thu 11 Oct 2018

Top Tips for gardening this October

As we move nearer winter, October is definitely the time to ‘batten down the hatches’ as it were, in the garden! Here are our top gardening tips for October. Plant up your patio containers Remove dead and spent summer flowering bedding and replace the compost in your pots. Layer spring flowering bulbs in your pot […]

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Wed 3 Oct 2018

Preparing your greenhouse for winter

WINTER GREENHOUSE PREPARATIONS As the most incredible summer now progresses into Autumn; we turn our efforts to the next stage in our garden activities – preparing plants for frost protection. If you have a greenhouse to over winter plants a little groundwork and preparation now will reap rewards later. To begin you will need to […]

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