St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Thu 24 May 2018

Cut and come again salad

Cut-and-come-again salad leaves Recurring rocket! It is easy to assume that salad is not worth growing and guessing that it has an almost non-existent yield. However, with cut-and-come-again salad leaves you can have several harvests of the small salad leaves over a long period of time.  This is achieved by cutting the leaves before they […]

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Mon 8 May 2017

Growing lettuces

Not only are lettuces delicious in salads but their diverse shapes and colours make them an interesting addition to the garden. Increasingly, there is also a trend to grow lettuces in troughs or even hanging baskets. To get the best results, lettuces will prefer a fertile soil, ideally one that was improved with well-rotted organic matter […]

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Sun 15 Feb 2015

Sow half hardy annual seeds

Some tender plants, such as pelargoniums and begonias, need a long growing season, so it’s good to start them off from seed early in the year like in February. Check the back of the seed packet and sow when recommended as others can be left as late as April or even May. Gardener’s tip: mix […]

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