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Chef brings 25 years of culinary passion to Haskins Garden Centre

December 20, 2016

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has welcomed a new restaurant manager with more than 25 years’ experience as a trained chef. Roger Tate joins with experience of running his own restaurant business on Poole Quay, as well as prior restaurant management experience at the Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown. On his appointment, Roger commented: “I’m…

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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 creates Christmas wreath to boost memories

November 17, 2016

The team at Haskins Garden Centres has launched six unique ideas for indoor Christmas wreaths which can be created at home – including a memory wreath containing photographs and snippets from the past. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown, said: “Christmastime is often when people reflect on the years gone by,…

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Making the most out of your natural Christmas tree

November 9, 2016

“Christmas is a coming” and Haskins Garden Centres has released some top tips on how to make the most out of natural Christmas trees this festive period. Real cut Christmas trees come in a number of varieties and the length of time they retain their needles differ – Nordmann Fir and Noble Fir are renowned…

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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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High Flyers at Haskins

October 5, 2016

Haskins personnel were delighted to be awarded with their Institute of Management Level 4 award in Leadership and Management certificates this month. The members of staff, who have all previously completed the Level 2 Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills, have put their new knowledge into practice, contributing to the achievement of many industry awards…

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Haskins Garden Centres offers advice on creating a lush lawn

September 27, 2016

Autumn is the perfect time to tend to lawns for the following year and Haskins Garden Centre is offering gardeners advice on how to get their green spaces back in top condition. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre, said: “Following a warm and dry summer, gardens will have been used to their fullest…

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Haskins sponsors Hampshire Horticultural Federation Quiz

September 27, 2016

Haskins was pleased to help sponsor the Hampshire Horticultural Federation’s annual quiz this month. The Federation, which supports 145 Horticultural societies throughout Hampshire, completed their annual preliminary quiz recently, where 15 teams demonstrated their horticultural knowledge to gain one of the four coveted places for the final in February. Bob Sawyer, Quiz Organiser for the…

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Wild Bird Care

September 27, 2016

Look after wild birds in the garden with top tips from Haskins Garden Centre.   As the colder months approach, Haskins Garden Centre has released some tips on looking after wild birds in the garden. To attract Robins into the garden, Haskins recommends placing bird food in ground feeders, dining station trays or on tables.…

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