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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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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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Haskins Garden Centre encourages locals to share their BBQ Moments this summer

June 16, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre is encouraging the public to embrace the warmer weather and make the most of the outdoors by sharing their best ‘BBQ Moments’ via social media, with the opportunity of winning some prizes. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown, Dorset, said: “The weather is warming up and we think…

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Ferndown resident selected as winner of Haskins Garden Centre’s ‘name the rose’ competition

June 9, 2017

The winning entry ‘Raspberry Delight’ was chosen over more than 400 entries to the competition. The rose is a deep pink colour, lightly scented, has a double flower and is of the patio variety. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre presented Katie with her Raspberry Delight rose. He said: “We were overwhelmed with…

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Haskins Garden Centre encourages gardeners to grow their own

May 26, 2017

The time to grow your own vegetables is more important than ever, according to Haskins Garden Centre.   Price hikes to staple items such as lettuce, broccoli and courgettes have dominated much of the news agenda this year, in response to Brexit as well as recent torrential weather conditions across the continent. In response to…

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Haskins Garden Centre supports national campaign Watch Your Back!

May 10, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre in West End has joined more 150 garden centres across the UK in support of national sun protection campaign Watch Your Back!   The campaign is backed by celebrity gardeners Alan Titchmarsh, Charlie Dimmock, Joe Swift, Toby Buckland, Andy Sturgeon, Anne Swithinbank, David Domoney and David Stevens. Now in its second year,…

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