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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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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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Wed 30 Jan 2019

Winter Trees

Trees are an integral part of our landscape.  Whilst most gardening articles focus on the beauty of trees in autumn, we feel they are often overlooked in winter. However, the wintry charms of trees in a garden should be recognised and celebrated. Deciduous Trees Deciduous trees are those that loose their leaves in autumn. In […]

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Wed 18 Nov 2015

Guide to fruit tree rootstocks

So you want to add fruit to your garden (who wouldn’t)? Growing fruit trees is relatively easy but five minutes planning before you order will pay dividends in the long run. Today’s blog is a Guide to fruit tree rootstocks. The first thing you need to decide is how tall you want your fruit tree to […]

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Mon 2 Mar 2015

Time to feed...trees & shrubs

March is the best time to feed trees, shrubs and hedges with a balanced fertiliser (such as Growmore or blood, fish and bone) as they emerge from their winter dormant period. Sprinkle the fertiliser over the root area before hoeing into the soil surface. This will particularly benefit young, weak, damaged or heavily pruned plants.

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