Inside the nurseries at Otter

Welcome to the first in our new series of blogs providing an in-depth look at our growing nurseries.

Scarecrow winner announced – and it’s all about otters!

We are delighted to announce the winner of our ‘Make a Scarecrow’ competition. Laura Gaiger from West Hill was awarded the top spot for her characterful scarecrow, which she named Otto.

WIN a bundle of toys* for some extra fun this summer!

We need your help! Our dinosaur needs a name and some colour...

Switch from plastic to paper provides support for environmental charity

Otter Garden Centres has made a massive leap in its journey to improving eco-credentials by switching from plastic to paper carrier bags.
National Children's Gardening Week 2022

National Children’s Gardening Week

There are a variety of fun activities for all the family to enjoy this gardening week and throughout the summer so you and your children can be close to nature.

Ottery fundraising total announced for Brain Tumour Support

Otter Garden Centre in Ottery St Mary is delighted to announce a total of over £3,300 raised for charity of the year, Brain Tumour Support.

Free sunflower seeds for every child

Otter Garden Centres is giving children the chance to grow their own sunflowers this year - and the chance to win some fantastic prizes.

Flowers for St Saviours

Locals and visitors to Ottery St Mary should spot a little extra colour in the town Otter Garden Centre planted up some containers for St Saviours bridge.

Cutting down on plastics at Otter – revealing our new paper carrier bags

As part of our ongoing environmental commitment, we have redesigned our carrier bags. We are now phasing out our yellow plastic carrier bags in favour of brown paper carrier bags.

What happens to the plastic plant pots you bring for recycling?

You may have spotted or used our pot recycling points - there's one in all of our branches.