St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Sun 25 Nov 2018


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]