Come to Café Bridgford for a bite to eat!

Come to Café Bridgford for a bite to eat!

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Find us just off the A46 on Fosse Road

Find us just off the A46 on Fosse Road

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The latest furniture trends in store now

The latest furniture trends in store now

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We source top quality plants and trees from many of this country’s finest growers

We source top quality plants and trees from many of this country’s finest growers

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Looking for that special present for someone? Or are you looking to brighten up your home?

Looking for that special present for someone? Or are you looking to brighten up your home?

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We are as passionate about gardening as you are

We are as passionate about gardening as you are

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We are proud to stock Weber barbecues, renowned as the finest make of barbecues on the market.

We are proud to stock Weber barbecues, renowned as the finest make of barbecues on the market.

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5 things to do in the garden with your children this summer

The summer holidays are upon us, and sure enough in the next 6 weeks you will get at least one of your children saying ‘I’m bored…there is nothing to do.”

When it is a lovely day outside, you don’t want your children spending all day playing video games or watching TV. Here are 5 things to do in the garden with your children over the summer:326891_7890

1. Go on a mini-beast hunt in your garden

Get each child a mini notebook and help them search for insects in the garden. Once found, they need to draw the insect. A little gift for each child once 10 insects have been found and drawn will make it an enjoyable activity for the little ones!

2. Hold a picnic

Start the morning off by baking some fairy cakes and making sandwiches with the children – they can even decorate the cakes for a fun activity! At lunchtime, set up a picnic in the garden, along with homemade treats and teddy bears.

3. Go bark or leaf rubbing

It’s such a simple thing to do as you only need crayons and paper. It also helps children learn about different types of trees and plants.

4. Roast marshmallows and watch the stars

If you have a chiminea or BBQ available, roasting marshmallows and watching the stars on a nice evening can be a great family activity. It also helps children learn all about different stars.

5. Create a mini-garden Having their own little patch of garden will teach children how much fun gardening is and give them a little project of their own. To create a mini-garden, you can use a small tray, fill it with soil and supply your children with some easy to grow seeds. (Please pop in store for help.)

Miserable day? Why not pop in to Bridgford Garden Centre with the children and check out the ‘Ed’s Playbarn‘ – our fun indoor soft play area.

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