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St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Why so popular?

Our home grown cyclamen are always our best selling plant in autumn and winter but what makes these tiny plants so popular? Cyclamen are a tuberous plant and as such are perfect for naturalising under trees or banks in a shady border. What this means is over time (years) the plant will duplicate underground, producing […]

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Thu 22 Aug 2019

Spring flowering bulbs

Now’s the time to plant spring flowering bulbs The majority of spring bulbs benefit from being planted early from September onwards. Even though tulips should not be planted until November it is best to buy them now so you guarantee getting the varieties you like. Planting tulips later in the autumn helps reduce the risk of […]

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Sat 17 Aug 2019

Get out in your garden, maintain what you have and enjoy the great outdoors

It is August, children are still on school holidays and so this month we focus on getting out in your garden, maintaining what you have and most importantly enjoying the great outdoors.     HERE IS A BRIEF OUTLINE OF SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES YOU MAY WANT TO DO IN YOUR GARDEN THIS AUGUST:   […]

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Fri 19 Jul 2019

National Garden Gift Voucher Photography Competition

National Garden Gift Voucher Photography Competition   Running from 19 June until 13 October 2019, the HTA is holding a public photography competition as a fun way to keep gardens and gardening in people’s minds over summer and autumn.   The competition requires six garden themed photos to use on the National Garden Gift Voucher […]

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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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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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Mon 14 Jan 2019

SHORTLISTED for the Family Business of the Year Award 2019

We are pleased to announce that St Bridget Nurseries has been shortlisted for the Family Business of the Year Awards 2019.  These awards were introduced in 2012 to celebrate the family business sector and the contribution that family firms bring to the UK economy and the communities in which they operate. The awards are organised […]

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Thu 27 Jul 2017

Saving rare roses

One of our delightful (and famous) customers, Orlando Murrin, has recently written an article for The Daily Telegraph about the rose that nearly vanished. This was also covered in our local Express and Echo and details how St Bridget Nurseries is saving rare roses namely Mrs Miniver and Judy Garland. Below are some of Orlando’s […]

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Wed 1 Jun 2016

Front Garden of the Year 2016 competition

There are just 8 days to nominate a front garden in Exeter to win the Express & Echo’s Front Garden of the Year 2016 competition, as sponsored by St Bridget Nurseries. It could be your garden or a friend’s garden, it can be big or small. Maybe you will nominate a garden you pass each […]

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Mon 16 Nov 2015

NEW Free Neighbour's Delivery

If you live near to one of our garden centres you can now benefit from our new Neighbour’s Delivery service. Rather than the normal £250 minimum spend for free delivery you just have to spend £25 or more to qualify. This service is available to the following Exeter addresses only: Cat & Fiddle Park, Clyst Heath, […]

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