Bampton Big Plant 2012

By Helen, 30/05/2012 6:57 am

Monday saw the people of Bampton coming together to plant up the public areas and hang the baskets.  It was a really busy afternoon and everyone got involved.  Am really looking forward to seeing the plants flourish and put Bampton back on the floral map.  Click on the link to Bamptons Web Site for pictures.  http://www.bampton.org.uk/bigplant.html

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Hanging Baskets at Cove Garden Nursery

By Helen, 28/04/2012 4:31 pm

We are now taking in summer hanging baskets to make up to your own requirements.  Bring them in and we will make them up for you and take care of them till its warm enough for them to go out.  We use slow release feed and water retaining crystals to make sure they have all they need to last through till the autumn.  If you want to make your own baskets we have a large selection of  basket and summer bedding in a variety of colours including lots of red, white and blue for any jubilee themed displays!

Hanging Baskets at Cove Garden Nursery

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Arts and Craft Market

By Helen, 09/04/2012 3:07 pm

Another successful Easter Sunday Craft Market here at Cove Garden Nursery is over and the dry  Bank Holiday Weekend has ended in typical fashion with a day of rain!  We’d like to thank the stall holders for making it a most pleasant day out for our customers and we look forward to doing it again next year bigger and better!

Meadow Forge

Stallholders at Cove Garden Nursery

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Easter Sunday Craft Fair

By Helen, 04/04/2012 6:59 pm

It’s the Easter Sunday Arts and Craft Market at Cove Garden Nursery this Easter Weekend and although we won’t be enjoying a heatwave like recent days we won’t actually be knee deep in snow like some parts of the country!  Forecast is fair but cooler and it won’t stop us from putting up our gazebos for our annual Easter Sunday Craft Market!  We have a good selection of quality crafts such as: ceramics, jewellery, textiles, wood workers, photography, cupcakes, glass and a blacksmith complete with mobile forge to name a few!  Its a great day out for all the family in the beautiful Exe valley and you can even get a cream tea or cake on the lawn!

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Easter Sunday Craft Fair at Cove

By Helen, 20/03/2012 4:30 pm

We’ve had Mothers Day, clocks change this weekend, Spring is officially here and Easter is on its way! So a quick reminder of our Easter Sunday Craft Fair, last year was the perfect weekend, nice and warm so lets hope for the same again this year! If you would like a pitch get in touch via the email.

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Wicked Willows Exhibition

By Helen, 17/03/2012 9:07 am

Joolz and Woody of Wicked Willow have been very busy the last few months making sculptures for a year long exhibition at National Trust Knightshayes.  This is going to be an amazing opportunity for them and a really special setting to appreciate their work.  Whilst you’ll have to go and see what amazing creations they have come up with here is a taster with Joolz’ rather splendid ‘Cheval’.  The exhibition begins at the beginning of April but check with Knightshayes for opening times.

Cheval by Joolz Doncaster

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Mothers Day this Sunday 18th March!

By Helen, 16/03/2012 2:38 pm

There is still time to treat your mum this Sunday.  We think an ideal gift would be these Dahlia ‘Mums Special’, plant them up in a nice pot and your will be rewarded with beautiful pale pink summer blooms, your mum will love them!

Mothers Day Gift Ideas!

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Mothers Day Gifts

By Helen, 02/03/2012 7:38 am

Who thinks their mum is a star?  Why not show her by giving her a handmade glass star for Mothers Day?   It can be made to any colour scheme you require just get in touch and we could come to some arrangement.   We also have bunting or these cute little keyrings amongst other craft ideas.  Of course you could treat her to some plants but if you are really stuck for ideas we do supply the National Garden Scheme gift vouchers!

Glass Star

Glass Bunting

Cute Fairy Keyring

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Willow Badger at Cove Garden Nursery!

By Helen, 16/01/2012 1:34 pm

This beautiful Willow Badger has been sculpted by Woody Fox of Wicked Willow.  It will be part of a year long exhibition by Joolz and Woody at NT Knightshayes Court this Spring.

Willow Badger

Willow Badger

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Cove Festive Market

By Helen, 07/12/2011 5:41 pm

Its our Festive Market this Sunday 11th 10 till 4.  Joolz of Wicked Willows will be here from 11.00  for kids crafts workshops where they can make amongst others a willow Christmas Tree!   Some of the stall holders include jewellery, ceramics, vintage soft furnishings,  hand made toys, photography, cupcakes and more… plus mulled wine and mince pies!

Make this with Joolz!

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