Posts tagged: Days out in Devon

Changes to Covid-19 Rules July 19th 2021

By Paul, 19/07/2021 2:40 pm


As from July 19th 2021 and considering the changes to legal covid-19 restrictions Cove Garden Nursery have decided to amend our conditions of entry:

  • We ask first that if you have ANY of the symptoms of Covid-19 that you still stay away from the nursery for 10 days. These include persistent cough, fever, headache, loss of taste & smell.
  • If you have received a positive Covid Test or have been in close contact with someone who has, then please stick to the rules and self-isolate and do not under any circumstances come to the Nursery.
  • Please continue to wash your hands or sanitise prior to entering and on leaving the Nursery site. There is a washroom at the carpark end of the Glasshouse.
  • Please use contactless payment where possible. Our till and card machines will continue to be sanitised at regular intervals throughout the day but contactless is best. We will begin taking cash payments, but Card Payments are preferred.
  • We continue to ask that social distancing measures continue. Please keep a minimum of 2 meters distance from other customers and staff.
  • While the legal requirement for face coverings has ended, we politely request that customers continue to use one when in covered areas such as the shop. Our staff will continue using face coverings in enclosed areas and in situations where social distancing is hard to maintain.
  • We continue to sanitise regularly touched zones such as door handles throughout the day, but please avoid touching where practical.

We will continue to monitor the latest advice from PHE and may adjust our conditions of entry as new advice becomes available.  Please watch our Facebook, Twitter and Web Blog for details.

You can always contact us on 01398 331946

or email enquiries@covegardennursery.co.uk

Thank you for your co-operation and hopefully we can all get through this.

Keep Calm and Prepare for Gardening!

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Easter Fair 2019

By Paul, 14/04/2019 3:16 pm

Our annual Easter Fair will be on Easter Sunday 21st April.  As usual, ther will be a great selection of quality local crafts people. Crafts include basket making, felting, pottery, fabrics, jewellery and of course the fantastic glass creations made on site at Cove Garden Nursery. There will be refreshments provided on the day provided by Titley Green from their vintage caravan. All this plus all the usual plants and garden related items that we have every day. Entry to the fair is absolutely FREE with plenty of parking. It all starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

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Easter Fair 2019

By Paul, 26/01/2019 10:20 am

We are inviting applications from Artists and Crafters to take part in our annual Easter Sunday Fair.  We aim to get a varied selection of different arts and crafts from the local area. Over recent years we have been able to showcase some fantastically varied creations from around the Southwest. We would also welcome applications from local artisan food & drink producers. This year we are able to offer pitches for a typical 3 x 3m gazebo or limited number of table spaces with in our marquee. If you are interested and would like to be considered or require more details then please get in touch to enquiries@covegardennursery.co.uk.

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Winter Opening

By Paul, 27/08/2018 10:04 am

Just a reminder that we will be reverting to our winter opening times as from Tuesday 28th August. So until Easter 2019  our opening times will be 9am until 5pm Monday to Saturday and 10am until 4pm on Sundays. We will continue to be open 7 days per week!!

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Easter Fair

By Paul, 13/03/2018 10:26 am

We are once again holding our Fair on Easter Sunday 1st April. This has become a popular event in the area and we have a great line-up of stall holders again this year. Crafts coved include Pottery, Jewelery, up-cycled Furnishings, Wordwork, Metalwork and soaps and cosmetics as well as the full dispaly of glass craft from our own resident artist. Hot food and beverages will be on offer.  All this plus all the usual plants and garden related items that we have every day. Entry to the fair is absolutely FREE with plenty of parking. It all starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Shellac DJs It's a Wind Up

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Easter Fair Today!

By Paul, 16/04/2017 7:18 am

The day has come and if your looking for something to do in the beautiful Exe Valley today our Easter Fair will offer you a chance to see and buy some of the areas arts and crafts. Also hot food and refreshments are available.  All happening today 10am to 4pm. See you here!

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Preparations For Easter Fair

By Paul, 12/04/2017 2:52 pm

We have begun all the moving about and re-organizing we need to do to make room for the Crafters and other stalls for this coming weekends Easter Fair. This year we have overflow hard standing for extra parking and the weather forecast looks good for the weekend (if You will be able to warm up with a nice hot beverage and a slice of pizza.  Sadly, due to illness, we won’t have the mobile forge working this year but we will have their Victorian Sock Knitting Machine working away making some seriously good quality socks! We try to post more about individual crafters over the next couple of days if we get time.

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Easter Fair

By Paul, 06/03/2017 11:49 am

This coming Easter Sunday, after a year off last year due to the roadworks (now just a distant memory) we are preparing for the return of our ever popular Easter Fair. This year we hope to make it bigger and better that ever! With more local crafts people displaying their wares plus some additional refreshments including cakes, Pizza and other hot food plus teas and coffees.  Meadow Forge are booked to bring their mobile forge along as well as crafts ranging from pottery, woodcraft, felting, lavender products, jewellery, illustrations, textiles and more. This year to add to the atmosphere we have a vintage DJ spinning old 78rpm records on wind-up gramophones. So save the date in your diary, Sunday 16th April entry is FREE so come along and have some fun and support local crafts. All our usual plants, pots, composts and sundries will be available including our range of tub & basket plants. This year we will also be joined by the Culmstock Chilli Company who are passionate about growing Chilli plants so this year is sure to be Hot, Hot, Hot! Keep an eye on our blog, Twitter and Facebook page for all the latest news.

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Festive Arts & Crafts This Sunday

By Paul, 10/12/2014 6:53 pm

Get into the Christmas spirit this Sunday at our annual Christmas Fayre. From 10am a number of different crafts will be on display at our Nursery. The festive atmosphere will be completed with the smell of fresh cut Christmas Trees and Mulled Wine. Come and support local crafts and pick a prezzy or two as well.

Festive Fayre 2013

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Arts & Crafts Fair Easter Sunday 2014

By Paul, 03/04/2014 8:39 am

Preparations are on the way for our Easter Arts & Crafts Market to be held here at Cove Garden Nursery on 20th April Easter Sunday from 1oam to 4pm. Pottery, Glass, Jewelery, Handmade Dog Treats, Woodworking, Ironmongery, Candles, Prints & Cards are among the stalls already signed up as well as food on the day from Pitmans Farm Hog Roast and refreshments from Cosmic Wheels mobile catering van. All this on top of our usual selection of plants and garden sundries and our very own resident Glass Artist Helen Fonnereau, this is sure to be another great event.

There is still limited space available for any Artists & Crafters still looking for an outlet to showcase their work this Easter Sunday. Get in touch on 01398 331946 or email enquiries@covegardennursery.co.uk to be part of this event.

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