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School Joins National Nest Box Week

February 4, 2015

The National Nest Box Week (14 to 21 February) organised by the  BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) will this year have the support of the Talbot House Preparatory School as the Haskins Garden Centre has donated a Camera Nest Box so pupils can follow the progress of any nesting birds. Haskins General Manager Matt Hill…

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Can You Help Ferndown Bloom?

January 22, 2015

Ferndown In Bloom Invites Residents To Join Committee The voluntary team on the Ferndown in Bloom Committee are inviting residents who would like to help steer, support, promote, and possibly even judge the 2015 competition to attend the Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 12 February.  The meeting will be held in the Cedar Room at…

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Christmas Tree Donation Saves School Budget

December 12, 2014

A request for a Christmas tree donation by Ferndown First School’s Headteacher Jo Di-Pede made to the Haskins Garden Centre to help the school be festive without extra cost was well received. It was delivered in time for the schools Christmas fare. Matt Hill, General Manager of the centre, was invited to meet pupils who…

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Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening Fundraises For Hospice

December 8, 2014

The annual Haskins Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening at Ferndown raised over £455.88 for the Alzheimer’s Society. Over 110 children visited Santa in his grotto and enjoyed activities including face painting, storytelling, competitions a charity raffle whilst tasty food and drink tasting demos were held. Special seasonal meals were also served by the restaurant. Matt…

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Haskins Supports Ferndown Xmas Display

November 25, 2014

The Mayor of Ferndown, Cllr Mike Parkes, visited the Haskins Garden Centre at Longham to thank the General Manager Matt Hill for supporting central Ferndown Traders by sponsoring a Christmas tree on Ringwood Road. “The council and the chamber of commerce are determined to make the town very welcoming and attractive to shoppers,” said Cllr…

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Christmas Display Challenges Home Décor Styles

November 11, 2014

Can you really decorate a home for Christmas without the use of tinsel? With different styles of home décor trends to inspire visitors at the four Haskins Garden Centres there is no need for every Christmas to look the same. New this year  are  key Christmas trends based on classic movies The Great Gatsby,  It’s…

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Bulb Market Offers Advice For Brighter Spring Gardens

October 29, 2014

Gardening requires patience, especially when it comes to planting bulbs in the Autumn ready for a display of fabulous bright colours in the spring. To encourage local gardeners to plan ahead for next year, the team at the Ferndown Haskins Garden Centre have created a Bulb Market section where a wide range of bulbs, including…

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Mayor Congratulates Ferndown In Bloom Winners

October 2, 2014

The Mayor of Ferndown, Cllr Mike Parkes with the Ferndown In Bloom winners. The Mayor of Ferndown, Cllr Mike Parkes presented the prizes to green fingered residents of Ferndown who entered this year’s In Bloom competition.  The event, hosted by main sponsor the Haskins Garden Centres, saw residents win over £800 worth of Haskins gift…

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Barista of the year competition

October 1, 2014

At Haskins, we love a good cup of coffee. That’s why we’re proud to announce the results of our Barista of the Year competition for 2014. Congratulations to all our winners…

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