St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Solar Lighting

Solar Lighting Solar lights are the perfect accessory in any garden. In the summer they allow you to extend your enjoyment of the garden into the evening, allow you to entertain for longer and also illuminate your favourite parts of the garden. In winter they make the daunting and dark outside look lovely from the […]


Mon 20 Aug 2018

Coastal Gardening - our tips

With all the benefits that come with living on the coast, there is also the curse of strong winds and salt spray which could hamper your efforts in the garden. However, coastal gardening is not impossible. By understanding the challenges that you are facing and working around these a beautiful garden can be created to […]


Thu 16 Aug 2018

Spring Flowering Bulbs

Spring Flowering Bulbs Our spring flowering bulbs will be arriving into the Garden centres just in time for the Bank Holiday Weekend (25th August).  Buying your spring bulbs early ensures that you will get the best selection! Plant your bulbs soon for the best growth possible come March and April and a stunning display of […]


Thu 16 Aug 2018

City Gardening

City Gardening Balcony and Rooftop gardens Being in a city isn’t the be all and end all for gardening! Similarly if you can’t get an allotment or even don’t think that you could manage such a big task there are still gardening opportunities! Here are a few clever tips and tricks for making the most […]


Mon 13 Aug 2018

National Allotment Week 2018

National Allotment Week 2018 For those people who love gardening and don’t have one on their doorstep, allotments are the perfect solution. This week (13th-19th August) marks National Allotment week. It is a great time to celebrate the benefits of growing your own produce, not only on the environment but also on our diet, mental […]


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, […]


Tue 23 Feb 2016

Building a Rockery

A rockery is a great way to interest and colour in any garden, one can also look fantastic when constructed near a garden pool or around a waterfall. Here is our guide to building a rockery. Start by making sure your ground is weed free, measure the area you wish to turn into a rockery […]


Mon 8 Feb 2016

Early Spring Colour with Camellias

Get some Early Spring Colour with Camellias, highly valued for their stunning floral displays and fresh, glossy, evergreen foliage. Gary and David propagate all our Camellias by hand from cuttings each year and it takes about 3-5 years to get to the wonderful bushy forms you can find in our garden centre. With 31 varieties […]


Wed 6 Jan 2016

Top Tips for adding colour this winter

Here are our top tips for adding extra colour to your garden this winter. Choose your planting sites carefully. Ensure new plants are positioned in full view from a window or prime position by patio doors so you can enjoy them every time you look outside on dull days. Add winter colour to your front garden […]


Wed 8 Jul 2015

Sensory Garden - Sight

For those of us lucky to have good eye sight we really should enjoy the rainbow of colours that nature provides us for our gardens. Working with our charity of the year, Devon In Sight, we really are learning just how valuable our senses are and how to maximise the use of the senses we […]