St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Fri 10 Dec 2021

Sharpening Service

We are very pleased to welcome Isharpen Professional Sharpening Services to our car park this Wednesday (15th December) . Keith Rudd is professionally trained in the sharpening of blades and provides a fast and efficient mobile sharpening service for commercial, domestic and certain industrial applications. All blades will lose their sharpness over time through continual […]

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Mon 6 Dec 2021

Book signing event

Book signing event this weekend We are very pleased to welcome local author and NHS nurse, Triona Harris, this Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December. Triona will be signing copies of her children’s book, “The Tomluc Tree”. About the author Triona studied English and Creative Studies at Portsmouth University, honing her love for creative writing, […]

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Mon 22 Nov 2021

Black Friday 2021

Our Black Friday sale is back by popular demand and extended! Our sale launches on Monday 22nd November 2021 and continues until 5pm on Tuesday 30th November 2021. We have a variety of offers across the store, with some HUGE savings available. Here is an overview of what is on offer… AQUATICS DEPARTMENT: Minipond Filter […]

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Thu 18 Nov 2021

NEW EVENT - Christmas Wreath Workshop

Join us for an evening of festive fun as our trained florist guides you through the process of making a fresh wreath for your door. Learn top tips from the expert and create a stunning show-stopping door wreath that will be the envy of your neighbours! All equipment will be provided as well as a […]

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Sun 14 Nov 2021

Christmas Trees 2021

How to choose a Real Christmas Tree There is nothing like the aroma of real Christmas trees to give that magical Christmas feeling we love. Preparation – measure up Before choosing your real Christmas tree, measure the space in your home (remembering that the tree stand could add height). Visit our Exeter garden centres Once […]

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Wed 27 Oct 2021

Oranges & Lemons

Growing citrus in the home is easy providing you follow three golden rules.. Don’t overwater, just keep humidity around the plant high Remember to feed your plant regularly Keep your plant in a sunny position, away from drafts. We currently have lemons, kumquat and calamondin available in our houseplant department. The Kumquat is a small […]

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Thu 1 Apr 2021

How to plant a hanging basket

The low down on the high up – hanging baskets! 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 […]

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Mon 1 Mar 2021

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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Sat 27 Feb 2021

A host of golden daffodils

Daffodils It’s only when there are masses of golden yellow flowers everywhere in March and April that many of us realise that once again we forgot to plant daffodil bulbs last year. Change that pattern this year by making a note in your diary now (go on, you know you’ll forget again otherwise). Put the entry […]

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Mon 22 Feb 2021

Gardening this February - time to think about about the ‘To Do List’

Time to think about the ‘To Do List’ Preparation, preparation, preparation… they key to success. We are beginning to see genuine glimpse of Spring, while inevitably feeling the occasional chill and remnants of winter – there are still some frosts on high ground and hat and scarf winds along the coast. Bulbs are pushing through, […]

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