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St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Mon 20 May 2019

Getting the best from your garden in May

Getting the best from your garden in May Thinking of doing some gardening this bank holiday weekend? Here’s a handy reminder of what type of garden tasks should be completed at this time of year….   Trees shrubs and flowers Stay on top of weed growth by hoeing- ensure that the kitchen garden and ornamental […]

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Mon 13 May 2019

St Bridget Garden Centres at the Devon County Show 2019

St Bridget garden centres will be attending Devon County Show (www.devoncountyshow.co.uk) again this year, in the Craft & Garden Marquee on Avenue R and we’re expanding this year! Not only will be have our trade show exhibit of amazing home grown plants but our 1925 Kitchen Café team will be providing the catering in the […]

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Sun 14 Apr 2019

A hanging basket how-to

A hanging basket how-to Hanging baskets are a fail-safe way to bring bursts of colour to an otherwise dull wall, or a perfect way to incorporate flowers and greenery when you are pushed for space. With the help of a greenhouse, April is the best time to start planting a hanging basket so that it […]

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Fri 29 Mar 2019

Using Roses Alongside Other Shrubs In Pots

Using Roses Alongside Other Shrubs in Pots Roses and small shrubs such as Skimmia Japonica and Euonymus Fortunei together form very attractive centre pieces in outdoor containers. Edge them with variegated ivies and ornamental cabbages or tumbling geraniums to fall or drift over the pot.

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Wed 27 Mar 2019

Spring Clean Your Garden Shed with Tools Shed!

Trade in your old garden hand tools at one of our St Bridget Garden Centres and help support local school and community gardeners.  If your garden shed is cluttered with old and broken tools, this April is the perfect opportunity to have a clear-out and help support gardening communities around Exeter. St Bridget Nurseries today, […]

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Wed 27 Mar 2019

Growing Roses In Containers

Growing Roses In Containers  If you are a lover of roses and can’t wait to see them all in flower, why not get a head start now? Ground cover roses, patio roses and all of our miniatures are perfect for pots and containers. Ideally roses should be bought in threes to make a “huge wow” […]

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Mon 25 Mar 2019

April Focus on Pots & Containers

Pots & Containers, part 2 In our earlier blog we said we would give you more design ideas on getting the best from your pots & containers. Here are our first two planting suggestions. Today we are focusing on herbs. Each of the options will enjoy a sunny, sheltered spot…   Planter Idea 1  Culinary […]

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Fri 15 Mar 2019

New range of Tropical Fish

Exciting news, we have a whole new range of Tropical Fish at our Clyst St Mary Aquatics Centre, available from 15th March 2019.   Bronze Corydoras Albino Corydoras Panda Corydoras Skunk Corydoras Blue Gourami Tiger Barb Green Tiger Barb Albino Tiger Barb Debauwie Catfish Golden Zebra Danio Rainbow Shark Black Molly Red Leopard Molly Leleupi […]

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Fri 8 Mar 2019

New range of Tropical Fish

Exciting news, we have a whole new range of Tropical Fish at our Clyst St Mary Aquatics Centre, available from 8th March 2019.   Dwarf Gourami male Dwarf Gourami Female Moonlight Gourami Pearl Gourami Tiger Barb Green Tiger Barb Albino Tiger Barb Otocinclus Sucker Catfish Red Tailed Black Shark Albino Rainbow Shark Lemon Male Guppy […]

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Wed 6 Mar 2019

March Focus on Pots & Containers - Entrances

Pots and Containers – ideas to bring your “space” to life It isn’t a myth; gardens are getting smaller and for many of us, they’re so small it’s hard to know what to do, where to start, what to use and indeed how to create our own little sanctuary. Sometimes it’s best to think about […]

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