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Hannah is a world record breaker!

With one of our Taunton team members taking part in the Müller British Athletics Championships we were keen to find out the results! The Championships took place on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th September at the Manchester Regional Arena. The event was held behind closed doors. With para-only events being staged at these championships for […]

Face coverings from July 24th

From July 24th it will be compulsory to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets in England. We are asking all our customers to adhere to this and to come to Otter with your face covering ready to wear. Exemptions will apply, please click below for full details of the latest government guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own […]

Celebrating 95th birthday with a return to Otter!

The red carpet was rolled out for a very special customer at our Ottery St Mary garden centre when Lionel Smith paid a visit to mark his 95th birthday. It was the first time Lionel had left home since lockdown measures were introduced, and he came with wife Barbara to choose his birthday presents. Otter […]

Otter Beautiful Gardens Summer Magazine

Otter Summer Magazine – now out! Our new summer magazine is being delivered to homes close to our garden centres during June. Please note this magazine went to print before the impact of the pandemic could have been predicted and some products in the magazine will not be available. For much more information, and to […]

ELF wishing well update

Ongoing support for Elf Back in 2015 our Ottery St Mary garden centre supported Exeter Leukaemia Fund (Elf) as charity of the year, raising over £8,000 to help with the building of the Family Suite at the Yarty Ward. The suite was designed for haematology patients facing critical or terminal illness, and their families. It […]

Coronavirus – FAQ’s

Instead of calling our garden centres, check below to see if your question is answered below: Are the toilets open in your garden centres? Yes, at this time the toilets are open, although we ask if you can only use these if essential Can I use vouchers from the Otter Beautiful Gardens Spring magazine dated […]

Seeds – Postal Service

We are now offering a telephone order service where will be able to take orders for seed packets which we will post to your home address with Royal Mail. All you need to do is to call us on the number below, where one of our team members will take details of your order and […]

School Dinners from Otter!

Normally our restaurant in Ottery is very busy on a Sunday, with 8 chefs, 14 kitchen assistants and 10 waiting staff managing our popular Sunday Roast service. Today two of our chefs were delighted to be back in the kitchen again – this time working on a voluntary basis, although unlike their usual work environment […]

Not sure which seeds to choose?

If you’d like to start seed sowing whilst you are at home but not sure which seeds to buy, we can help you! By clicking on the link at the bottom you’ll find a helpful chart which provides excellent information on seed sowing and harvesting times, along with a guide on which seeds can be […]