How to make great garden compost

It's the most environmentally friendly way of dealing with garden waste!

Plant bulbs in Autumn for colour in Spring!

Here's how you can ensure the best blooms in your garden next spring.

Great Deals On Ex Display Garden Buildings

Visit our Garden Buildings Village at Otter Garden Centre, Ottery St Mary to see our range of Ex-Display buildings.

Pruning tips for Clematis and Climbers

Learning how and when to prune your clematis and climbing plants can help you get the best blooms and enjoy these beautiful plants year after year.
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.

Using water wisely in a heatwave

It’s not often that our gardens have to cope with such extreme weather as we’re seeing at the moment!

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.

Wedding shopping in our Faux Flower Shop

Faux flowers are becoming increasingly popular as a beautiful, long-lasting, and often cheaper, alternative to fresh wedding flowers.
Heathfield Farm

Seeds to help Heathfield Farm grow

This year there’s going to be a glut of delicious vegetables at Heathfield Farm, a vocational learning centre in Broadclyst.

Sunflowers to show support for Ukraine

Scouts from the 1st Ottery St Mary Scout Group have been busy potting up sunflower seeds.
Hospiscare Open Gardens 2022

We’re proud sponsors of Hospiscare Open Gardens 2022

Find out more and download the 2022 Hospiscare Open Gardens brochure.

Sponsored walk to support Hospiscare this summer

Our team are limbering up to raise money once again this year.

Inspiration for spring & summer ’22

See the latest trends, be inspired and transform your garden and outdoor living space.
Adam Frost The Creative Gardener Book

Adam Frost: The Creative Gardener

The Creative Gardener is now available in our Ottery St Mary garden centre. The book is packed full of ideas to easily transform your garden, and add personal flare.
Rose of the year 2022

Rose of the Year 2022

If you're looking for a new rose for your garden, why not choose a winner?

Cheeky night time visitor enjoys fish supper at Otter

The mystery of disappearing fish at Otter Garden Centres in Ottery…

‘Brilliant’ total raised for Hospiscare

It’s the third year in a row that our Ottery St Mary garden centre has raised funds for Hospiscare, in what has turned out to be an epic success with the 2021 fundraising total topping £14,700!