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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Fri 19 Jul 2019

National Garden Gift Voucher Photography Competition

National Garden Gift Voucher Photography Competition   Running from 19 June until 13 October 2019, the HTA is holding a public photography competition as a fun way to keep gardens and gardening in people’s minds over summer and autumn.   The competition requires six garden themed photos to use on the National Garden Gift Voucher […]

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Mon 13 May 2019

St Bridget Garden Centres at the Devon County Show 2019

St Bridget garden centres will be attending Devon County Show (www.devoncountyshow.co.uk) again this year, in the Craft & Garden Marquee on Avenue R and we’re expanding this year! Not only will be have our trade show exhibit of amazing home grown plants but our 1925 Kitchen Café team will be providing the catering in the […]

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Thu 26 Jul 2018

Be the Voice of our new Radio Advert

Be the Voice of our Radio Advert Summer Radio Advert Another radio advert is here, this time all about having your ‘bum in the air’! Read and listen to our advert below. Our next voice Do you think that you could be the voice of our next Radio Campaign? Heart Radio will be having a […]

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Thu 7 Jun 2018

Budget Garden Ideas | Inspire Magazine Editorial

Budget Garden Ideas The following is an editorial written for the Wilkinson Grant Inspire Magazine for Spring/ Summer 2018. It was written by our Managing Director Tammy Falloon about how to improve the appearance of your garden to help the sale of a property. All of these suggestions can also be used as budget garden […]

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Fri 19 May 2017

Royal presentation!

We are thrilled to announce that our exhibit of plants at the Devon County Show has not only won a large gold medal but also the Midmay-White Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best exhibit in the Flower and Garden Show. Trophy presented by Sophie, Countess of Wessex. To make this accolade even more special, our Devon […]

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Wed 1 Jun 2016

Front Garden of the Year 2016 competition

There are just 8 days to nominate a front garden in Exeter to win the Express & Echo’s Front Garden of the Year 2016 competition, as sponsored by St Bridget Nurseries. It could be your garden or a friend’s garden, it can be big or small. Maybe you will nominate a garden you pass each […]

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Thu 18 Jun 2015

In the press

Thank you to the lovely team at Devon’s Country Gardener Magazine for a wonderful write up on our 90th anniversary. Free copies of the pubication are available from both our garden centres or you can read the online version here (flip to page 32).  

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