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Haskins Garden Centres announces competition to celebrate National Tree Week

November 14, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of National Tree Week with a new competition to win a tree for the garden, school or local community. National Tree Week takes place from Saturday November 25 until Sunday December 3. First initiated in 1975, it is the UK’s largest tree celebration annually which launches the…

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Make your own pumpkin soup with Haskins this Halloween

October 23, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown pumpkins with a delicious soup recipe for Halloween.   Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Making your own pumpkin soup is simple and rewarding. Even if you haven’t had time to grow your own this year, you can still follow our…

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Roundstone supports sensory room project at St. Andrew’s High School

October 17, 2017

Staff working at Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone are supporting a local project to build a sensory room at St Andrew’s High School C.E. for boys.   The garden centre has donated a £100 gift card to a group of degree students at the University of Chichester who are behind the project. The students are…

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Snowhill donates daffodil bulbs to COG Lions Club

October 12, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill donates daffodil bulbs to COG Lions Club for the garden at St. Catherine’s Hospice.   Staff working at Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill presented £100 worth of daffodil bulbs to Caterham Oxted & Godstone Lions Club (COG Lions Club). Haskins donated the daffodil bulbs to commemorate the centenary of Lion’s…

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Staff Success

September 26, 2017

Haskins was proud to celebrate with the Institute of Learning Management, Level 2 graduates for 2016/17.   7 members of staff studied the course in 2016/17 from 3 of our 4 centres and Head Office. The ILM course is a recognised leadership and management training programme designed to enable staff to reach their leadership potential…

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Canine Partners’ puppy Bloom starts training thanks to donation from Haskins Garden Centres

September 22, 2017

The team working at Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone reached its fundraising target to pay for charity Canine Partners to train new puppy, Bloom.   Haskins staff raised £6,564 for the charity over a two year period through fundraising initiatives at the Roundstone centre. The garden centre’s donation covers the purchase and training of puppy…

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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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