Entries by blaze

Welcoming Groundwork South

Groundwork South visit to Otter Garden Centres Our Torbay branch was recently pleased to welcome Groundwork South to the growing nurseries for a talk and demonstration by our Head Nurseryman, Nick Raisey. National charity Groundwork aims to improve the quality of life in communities that had been neglected and to promote their sustainable development. Groundwork […]

Free car charging points at four branches

Otter Garden Centres has added to existing green credentials with the installation of car charging points at the company’s Ottery St Mary, Plymouth, Wincanton and Lymington branches. Customers who drive electric cars will now be able to use the EV (electric vehicle) charging stations free of charge while they shop. Each station is capable of […]

DIY SOS for youth football team in Ottery

DIY SOS Ottery style The request Otter Garden Centres was approached by a member of the Ottery St Mary Youth Football Club, asking if we could help them with urgent repairs to their current viewing lean-to shed. This was constructed of wood and sheet metal cladding which was leaking badly and becoming unfit for purpose. […]

Poetry night raises funds for Devon Air Ambulance

Poetry night at Torbay Our first ever poetry reading night at Torbay wa a huge success, raising just under £200 for the branch’s charity of the year, Devon Air Ambulance Trust. The event was organised by Torbay branch’s enthusiastic charity champion, Julia Stone. The performers were published poets Bethany Blue and David Hines, with new […]

Plymouth Design a Scarecrow – Winner

We have a winner! Radio Plymouth and Otter Garden Centre in Plymouth have been delighted by the success of this year’s Design a Scarecrow competition – and now we’d like to announce the winner. We had a brilliant response from primary schools across Plymouth with lots of wonderful entries. Choosing this year’s top design has […]

Open Mic Poetry Reading for DAAT – Torbay

Poetry Reading for Devon Air Ambulance It’s a first for Otter! On 13th April we will be holding a Poetry Night with open mic at our Torbay branch. From 7pm to 10pm Fundraising raffle Bring your own wine We provide nibbles and soft drinks Read your poetry or just come and listen Enjoy this fun […]

Garden Buildings Department Makeover – Ottery St Mary

An inspirational display of garden buildings for you to browse Our main Garden Buildings department, which is based at our Ottery St Mary branch, has had a little TLC! We now have over 40 garden buildings and sheds on display for you to look at, to help you decide which model will suit your needs […]

Fundraising Totals for 2017

How much fundraising did we do? Each year, Otter Garden Centres pledges to carry out fundraising for charities. Over the years we have supported a wide range of charities to help them continue with their important work. During 2017, each branch chose to raise funds for very local charities. Fundraising is coordinated by in-branch teams […]

Otter Garden Centres Gift Cards

Gift Cards The perfect gift for that someone special, Otter Garden Centre gift cards can be purchased online or instore. Cards can be purchased in multiples of £5, from £5 to £250. They are valid for 24 months. Any unspent amounts will remain on the gift card for future use. To buy online click here: […]

Double Gold in the Food & Drink Devon Awards

Jams reign supreme We are delighted to announce that, once again, Otter Garden Centres home-made jams have picked up an award – or in this case, two awards! The two gold awards were won at the Food & Drink Devon Awards held at Deer Park Country Hotel. The double golden gong was collected for our […]