St Bridget Nurseries Blog

Fri 20 May 2022

Jubilee Afternoon Cream Teas

We will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June. Our cafe will be offering delicious Jubilee Afternoon Cream Teas from 1pm to 4pm each day, available to eat in or takeaway. The Jubilee Afternoon Cream Tea will include: One round of sandwiches – choose from one of the following […]

Read more >>>>

Fri 20 May 2022

Pippa Greenwood visits our garden centre

We were delighted to welcome Pippa Greenwood to our garden centre this spring. Pippa was visiting us in her capacity as Horticultural Manager with the HTA (Horticultural Trade Association). Pippa Greenwood trained in plant pathology and is famed for appearing on the BBC’s Gardeners World as well as being a regular panellist on Gardener’s Question […]

Read more >>>>

Thu 24 Mar 2022


Bring that special lady in your life to our garden centre this Mothering Sunday. The garden centre is bursting with colour and lots of inspiration for your garden and then enjoy delicious food from our cafe. Delicious home cooked food Choose from a hearty breakfast to get you going for the day, afternoon tea or […]

Read more >>>>

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, […]

Read more >>>>

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 […]

Read more >>>>

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 […]

Read more >>>>

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 […]

Read more >>>>

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 […]

Read more >>>>

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 […]

Read more >>>>

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 […]

Read more >>>>