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Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown donates daffodil bulbs to Marie Curie for Field of Hope

September 11, 2017

Staff working at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown presented £100 worth of trumpet daffodil bulbs to Marie Curie Poole Fundraising Group  on Wednesday September 6.   Haskins donated the daffodil bulbs in support of the charity’s ‘Field of Hope’ remembrance area. The bulbs will be planted by the charity on Saturday October 14 in Baiter…

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Haskins buying director to earn her wings with daring plane walk this July

June 26, 2017

Conna Powles, buying director at Haskins Garden Centre will be attempting a wing walk to raise money for Greenfingers Charity on Sunday July 2. Green Fingers is a charity dedicated to supporting children who use hospices around the UK, along with their families. They also create outdoor spaces to aid therapeutic rest and relaxation at…

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Haskins Garden Centre spreads joy at Countess Mountbatten Hospice with rose and seeds donation

June 16, 2017

Staff working at Haskins Garden Centre in West End, presented Countess Mountbatten Hospice with two roses and 250 packets of ‘forget-me-not’ seeds. Two limited edition ‘Raspberry Delight’ roses which were named as part of the Haskins’ annual Rose Festival were donated to the hospice to plant in their garden, and the seeds were donated to…

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Ferndown’s Haskins Garden Centre selects Dorset Mind as charity partner

April 20, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has selected local mental health charity Dorset Mind as its charity partner to support in 2017. Employees at the Centre aim to raise funds and awareness for the charity by hosting events throughout the year as well as participating in individual charitable challenges. Simon Hallam, manager of Haskins Garden Centre…

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Haskins reaches fundraising target to train puppy for Canine Partners

March 10, 2017

The team working at Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has exceeded its fundraising target to pay for charity Canine Partners to train a new puppy. Staff raised £6,564.00 for the charity over a two year period through fundraising initiatives at the centre. Canine Partners relies on public donations to assist people with physical disabilities by…

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Forest Holme Hospice receives final donation from Haskins to mark two years’ support

February 16, 2017

Staff working at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown presented Poole charity Forest Holme Hospice with a cheque to mark their final donation, bringing their two years’ fundraising total to £10,455.97. The green-fingered team at Haskins nominated the hospice in 2014, to receive two years of charity support from its staff. The fundraising total also included…

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Snowhill’s Haskins Garden Centre nominates Alzheimer’s Society as its Charity of the Year

January 23, 2017

The team at Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill has announced it will be putting all its fundraising efforts towards supporting Alzheimer’s Society this year. Employees as the Centre aim to raise several thousands of pounds by running many events throughout the year as well as offering the charity the opportunity to host information and awareness…

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Haskins spreads festive cheer with wreath donation to Forest Holme Hospice Charity

December 16, 2016

Ferndown’s Haskins Garden Centre has spread a little festive cheer by donating four handmade Christmas wreaths to Forest Holme Hospice Charity. The wreaths, each taking on a different Christmas-themed design, were created in house by Haskins’ garden experts as part of their series of ‘how to video guides’ aimed at helping improve the public’s ability…

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Haskins Garden Centres donates thousands of flower bulbs for national campaign

October 20, 2016

Haskins Garden Centres donated 9,000 purple crocus bulbs to Wimborne Rotary Club in support of the national organisation’s UK awareness campaign – Purple for Polio. Rotary Clubs across the UK are planting the flowers to spread the colour purple for World Polio Day on Monday October 24. Members of Wimborne Rotary Club are set to…

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