Entries by Katherine Govier

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 […]

Spring Bedding Plant Pack Offer – SOLD OUT

Mystery Spring Bedding Plants Pack worth £60, for just £30. Free delivery within 7 miles of our Ottery St Mary garden centre WE ARE SORRY, WE HAVE NOW SOLD OUT OF THIS OFFER, PLEASE DON’T CONTACT US – WE ARE SORRY WE HAVE NO STOCK LEFT! Our spring bedding pack offer has been put together […]

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 […]

Seeds – new postal service

Whilst the last few weeks have been challenging for all of us, here at Otter we have spent much time thinking how we can continue to support our loyal customers and also introduce more families to gardening at this difficult time. Although we are not able to offer a home delivery service for larger items […]

RNLI funds Blooming with Torbay Branch

The team at our Torbay garden centre has announced the total raised by the branch for the RNLI in the run up to Christmas. The announcement was celebrated with a visit from ‘Stormy Sam’. Over £1,200 was raised in just three months for the charity that is reliant on voluntary donations to power its lifesaving […]

Christmas Card Competition – Plymouth

We were delighted to be involved with Radio Plymouth’s Christmas Card Competition again this year. The challenge was for primary school pupils in the Plymouth area to design a festive card and send it to Radio Plymouth for judging. The radio station was inundated with hundreds of amazing entries and the team found it really […]

Who grew the tallest sunflower?

Our Torbay Garden Centre helped with a sunflower growing competition run by the Baby and Toddler group at St Andrews Methodist Church in Shiphay, Torquay. The competition was the brainchild of Fiona Kirollos. Fiona explained that she studied plants and environmental issues at university and as she comes from a health background, she felt this […]

Good luck to Hannah from our Taunton branch!

We’re very proud of team member Hannah Taunton who will be representing GB in the World Para-athletics Championship which is being held in Dubai from 7th to 15th November. Hannah will be competing in the 1500 metres in the T20 category. Hannah’s personal best of 4 minutes 39.36 seconds currently ranks her third in the […]

New Silver Award for our Jams!

We are delighted to have had Silver award success at the recent Food Drink Devon Awards. The awards event, which celebrated Devon’s finest food and drink producers, hospitality and catering businesses and specialist retailers, was held at the Imperial Hotel in Torquay. Keeping the excited crowd in check – presenter Kerry White from BBC Radio […]