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St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Wed 4 Jul 2018

Outdoor family fun & games!

Outdoor fun & games! We want to bring together families and the great outdoors this summer! Outdoor games are wonderful to play together as a family and will keep children captivated for hours. The games that we stock are high quality wooden games that will stay with your family for years into the future! They also […]

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Tue 26 Jun 2018

Be waterwise this Summer

Be waterwise this Summer It’s great to be waterwise and get into such habits at home, not least in times of summer drought. Here are our top waterwise gardening tips for this summer: Timing Good timing and good placement of water are extremely important in making a little, or less, go a long way. Be sure […]

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Mon 11 Jun 2018

Healthy Houseplants

Healthy Houseplants Houseplants are attractive and a great way to bring some interest to a possibly dull area. Yet they have also been proven to have numerous physical and mental benefits. Visual Attraction On a visual level, we are relaxed by seeing greenery which will in turn help with optimism and reducing stress. Caring for plants […]

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Wed 6 Jun 2018

Summer pond care; beating the algae

Pond Care Beating the Algae Pond keepers often face the hugely common problem of algae. Fortunately it’s a problem that can be overcome. This blog post will help with pond care by differentiating between the two predominant types of algae and discussing the best ways to get rid of them. Identifying the type of algae Most […]

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Mon 4 Jun 2018

Planting a medicinal herb garden

Planting your own medicinal herb garden Real benefits – myths aside! Without a doubt there are numerous ‘old wives tales’ about medicinal herb gardens- herbs, plants and their magical cures. However, several plants have truly been shown (through lab tests and controlled trials) to have numerous health benefits. Putting the myths and tall tales behind us, we […]

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Fri 1 Jun 2018

Roses - flowers of the month | A Care Guide

Rose care in June The flower of the month Roses take centre stage in June; they are even the birth month flower. We have an enormous selection of beautifully flowering roses in our garden centres, and will be celebrating roses with our rose festival later this month from 15th to 25th of June.  We grow over […]

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Fri 18 May 2018

Strawberries in hanging baskets

Switching it up with your strawberries Strawberries make the perfect summer fruit and are one of the most versatile crops. Now you don’t even need a kitchen garden to grow them in! Hanging Baskets  This season how about growing your strawberries in a hanging basket? With the fruits growing over the edges, they look great […]

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Fri 18 May 2018

Getting the lawn ready for summer

Getting the lawn ready for summer- lawn care tips Lawn care in May Now we are firmly on the way to summer and safely (we hope) out of the frosts; May is the month to get the lawn ready for its summer glory. If the weather scuppered your lawn care last month, there is still […]

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Sun 13 Aug 2017

Local and fresh is best!

We love local radio and we really love our summer advert with Heart Radio. You can listen to Heart Radio on FM 97.0 & 103.0 or online . As growers of quality plants for over 90 years we know local and fresh is best. To listen to our latest Heart Radio advert, just click play. Listen to […]

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Sat 8 Jul 2017

July in the Kitchen Garden

It’s gearing up to be a busy time in the kitchen garden. Here our our top tips for July: Top Tips Plant specially prepared potato tubers for a Christmas crop. Imagine home grown puds on Christmas Day – yum yum. Plant in a sheltered spot. Treat woolly aphid on apples by scrubbing off their white […]

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