African Violet

African Violet [Saintpaulia ionanthus] plant. Plant Type: Perennial Light Needs: Bright, indirect sunlight Water Needs: Around once per week Bloom Season: Year-round with proper conditions Hardiness: Zone 11 – 12 Native To: Tropical rainforests of Eastern Africa Average Size: 2-8in. tall, 4-16in. wide Pet Safe: Yes African violets are one of the world’s most popular […]

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Get To Know: The Illuminated Oven

You may have noticed that one of your strolls through our cafe has been sweetened by a delectable scone, quiche or baked good. These lovely pastries happen to be handmade and delivered by The Illuminated Oven in East Providence, RI. We recommend you try one of their treats on your next visit here throughout the […]

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knead doughnuts on location
Get To Know: Knead Doughnuts

On the weekends, you may have been lucky enough to snag a doughnut in our cafe before they sell out. Yummy, fresh, and delicious they are indeed Knead Doughnuts from Providence, RI! As one of our newer collaborations to our own Briggs cafe it is safe to say we are excited for the chance to […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

The Perfectly Curated Gift For That Personal Touch Are you still searching for the perfect gift for mom this year? No need to worry, let us help you! We have everything you need for every kind of mom. Whether she likes to be out in the garden or sipping a glass of Rosé on the […]

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Cooking with Herbs – Winter Edition

Utilizing fresh herbs in cold weather meals introduces a transformative element to the dining experience.   Beyond the traditional expectations of winter dishes, the addition of herbs brings a burst of flavor that elevates the overall taste profile. Whether it’s the aromatic richness that fills the kitchen or the visual appeal of vibrant green hues […]

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creating a holiday wreath
Crafting Holiday Magic

A Step-by-Step Guide to Decorating Your Own Festive Wreath   The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to add a personalized touch to your home than by crafting your own festive wreath? Creating a holiday wreath not only brings a sense of accomplishment but also infuses your space with warmth and cheer. […]

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Amaryllis Care: Magenta Amaryllis potted in glass vase
Amaryllis Care 101

  Tis the season for Amaryllis! Amaryllis, with its striking and vibrant blooms, is a popular choice for both beginner and experienced gardeners alike. Whether you’ve received an amaryllis bulb as a gift or are looking to enhance your indoor/outdoor garden, we’ll help you with essential care tips to ensure your amaryllis thrives and graces […]

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Identifying holiday cactus types
What kind of holiday cacti do I have?

Spot the difference with your holiday cacti!     Commonly referred to as “Christmas cactus,” these fun and festive house plants are fairly easy to care for and make a great holiday gift this time of year. But did you know there are actually three main types of Holiday Cactus? Named for the time of […]

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Briggs’ Holiday Dishes

The holidays are upon us and we decided to ask our Briggs family if they had any unique, or special family traditions, for Thanksgiving/Holiday dishes. We call it Holiday Dishes – Briggs Style!     Dish #1. Ground Beef Stuffing – When we heard Teresa (our Office Manager) makes ground beef stuffing for the holidays, […]

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Briggs’ Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to Briggs’ Holiday Gift Guide! We have put together a list of some of our favorite items here at the nursery that we believe would make beautiful gifts this holiday season. All of these items are currently at the nursery and ready to be gifted to your friends and families. Knit Wear From gloves […]

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