St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Sun 15 Jul 2018

A watering how-to for pot plants

Watering how-to for plants in containers Even if we do get some rainfall, pot plants will still need to be watered separately to ensure successful growth- follow our watering how-to for best results. Following our ‘waterwise tips’ from June is crucial, however rather than showing you how to  save water, this blog is about how […]

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Fri 13 Jul 2018

July Jobs in the Kitchen Garden

July Jobs July is known to be a hot and dry month so a lot of watering in the vegetable garden is necessary. Aside from this, there are many other ‘July jobs’ to be done to ensure a fruit and vegetable yield as high as possible! Here are the jobs that need doing this July; […]

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Thu 12 Jul 2018

National Garden Gift Voucher Photography Competition

National Garden Gift Voucher Photography Competition The Horticultural Trades Association are hosting a photography competition to search the country for 10 of the best garden photos. They will be using the winning photographs on their National Garden Gift Voucher greeting cards and gift cards. The competition is running until the 1st October providing plenty of chances […]

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Thu 5 Jul 2018

Plants of the month!

Plants of the month- Pansies and Buddlejas This July for us, the plants of the month are Pansies and Buddlejas. What are they   Pansies are bedding plants that are normally grown as biennials. They are renowned for the huge range of vibrant colours that they are available in. Pansies help bridge the gap between […]

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Thu 5 Jul 2018

Entertaining in the Garden

Entertaining outside – our guide Hosting in the Holidays You have inevitably spent the past few months labouring over your garden and making it look beautiful. As the weather continues to be fine into July, finally it is time to reap the benefits of your hard work. Summer is the perfect time to host dinners […]

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Wed 4 Jul 2018

Outdoor family fun & games!

Outdoor fun & games! We want to bring together families and the great outdoors this summer! Outdoor games are wonderful to play together as a family and will keep children captivated for hours. The games that we stock are high quality wooden games that will stay with your family for years into the future! They also […]

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Tue 26 Jun 2018

Be waterwise this Summer

Be waterwise this Summer It’s great to be waterwise and get into such habits at home, not least in times of summer drought. Here are our top waterwise gardening tips for this summer: Timing Good timing and good placement of water are extremely important in making a little, or less, go a long way. Be sure […]

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Tue 26 Jun 2018

Pet Friendly Planting

Top garden tips for pet owners If you have a cat or dog that has a liking for your garden plants then this is our guide to plants that you should avoid in your garden. Most animals won’t eat plants other than grass but there are a few that can cause problems for your beloved […]

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Mon 11 Jun 2018

Healthy Houseplants

Healthy Houseplants Houseplants are attractive and a great way to bring some interest to a possibly dull area. Yet they have also been proven to have numerous physical and mental benefits. Visual Attraction On a visual level, we are relaxed by seeing greenery which will in turn help with optimism and reducing stress. Caring for plants […]

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Thu 7 Jun 2018

Budget Garden Ideas | Inspire Magazine Editorial

Budget Garden Ideas The following is an editorial written for the Wilkinson Grant Inspire Magazine for Spring/ Summer 2018. It was written by our Managing Director Tammy Falloon about how to improve the appearance of your garden to help the sale of a property. All of these suggestions can also be used as budget garden ideas to enhance […]

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