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‘Lost’ daffodil bulb variety dating back to 1623 on sale at Haskins Garden Centres

September 12, 2017

An unusual double daffodil bulb is on sale at Haskins Garden Centres to coincide with the centre’s Bulb Festival.   The sweet-smelling ‘Narcissus telamonius plenus Van Sion’ originally dates back to 1623 and is on sale for £4.99 at Haskins during its very own Bulb Festival. The Van Sion lost daffodil variety is the same…

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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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Greenfingers charity receives donation from Haskins Garden Centres

August 11, 2017

The green-fingered team at Haskins presented Greenfingers charity with a cheque to mark their most recent donation of £12,002.37.   The fundraising total includes money raised from Haskins’ buying director’s Wing Walk last month, as well as money raised throughout the year from the sale of carrier bags in all centres. Conna Powles, group buying…

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Haskins Garden Centres tops multiple categories at the Garden Centre Association South Thames regional awards

August 8, 2017

Celebrations are taking place at Haskins after the garden centre group was acknowledged at this year’s Garden Centre Association South Thames regional awards.   The title of ‘Garden Centre of the Year’ in the Destination Garden Centre category was awarded to Haskins’ Roundstone centre. The Roundstone centre also scooped ‘The Barton Grange Trophy for Innovation…

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Create your own tomato salsa recipe with Haskins Garden Centres

August 3, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown tomatoes with a delicious salsa recipe for summer.   Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Growing your own tomatoes is simple and rewarding. Most tomato plants will begin to ripen in August, providing plenty of delicious tomatoes for late summer. “Start…

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Haskins teams celebrate Visual Merchandising Success

July 27, 2017

This month, at our company conference, we celebrated our new visual merchandising standards. Each Haskins Centre has been working hard over the last twelve months to develop their VM skills and take their customer experience to the next level. In a close run competition, we are pleased to announce that the 2017 Haskins Awards for…

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Get your garden ready now for a display of spring colour with Haskins Garden Centres

July 21, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to plan ahead for next year and has created a bulb planter guide to add a burst of colour after the dull autumn and winter months. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown, commented: “Gardening requires patience, especially when it comes to planting bulbs in the autumn ready…

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Snowhill’s Haskins Garden Centre shows its support for the Smallfield Vitamin G Community Art Garden

July 21, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill has teamed up with Tandridge Trust and Burstow Parish Council to bring local Smallfield residents a community art garden. Haskins’ Snowhill centre supported the community project by supplying the trees, plants, paving chippings and provided ongoing advice throughout the build of the garden. Known as ‘Vitamin G,’ this community initiative…

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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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