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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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Ferndown in Bloom 2017

May 8, 2017

Ferndown in Bloom is a free competition, open to residents and businesses within the Ferndown BH22 area.   The aim of this fun event is to create beautiful gardens and outside spaces, encouraging a sense of community pride and recognising those who have contributed to the beauty of Ferndown. What the judges are looking for:…

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Ferndown’s Haskins Garden Centre selects Dorset Mind as charity partner

April 20, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has selected local mental health charity Dorset Mind as its charity partner to support in 2017. Employees at the Centre aim to raise funds and awareness for the charity by hosting events throughout the year as well as participating in individual charitable challenges. Simon Hallam, manager of Haskins Garden Centre…

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Dorset farm owner to give vegetable advice at Haskins

April 12, 2017

Corinne Kirkham, owner manager of Windrush Farm Growers in Wimborne, is set to visit customers at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown on Saturday April 22 and in West End on Saturday April 29, to give hints and tips on growing vegetables at home. From 10am to 2pm Corinne will be on hand at the centre…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at Haskins Garden Centre

March 15, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre is gearing up for a celebratory week to mark Mother’s Day on Sunday March 26, with a special feature area offering gift inspiration to treat mums of all ages. Starting on Monday March 13, customers can browse the Mother’s Day Flower Shop and view special offers such as a Double Orchid Boat…

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Haskins reaches fundraising target to train puppy for Canine Partners

March 10, 2017

The team working at Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has exceeded its fundraising target to pay for charity Canine Partners to train a new puppy. Staff raised £6,564.00 for the charity over a two year period through fundraising initiatives at the centre. Canine Partners relies on public donations to assist people with physical disabilities by…

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Gardening ‘royalty’ Pippa Greenwood to give demonstrations at Haskins Garden Centres

February 16, 2017

February and March sees gardening ‘royalty’ Pippa Greenwood visit Haskins Garden Centres in Ferndown, Dorset and West End, Hampshire to talk to customers on her growing experiences as well as giving an exclusive gardening demonstration. The events are the first in an instalment of Haskins’ ‘expert talks’ which take place in Ferndown on Tuesday February…

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Forest Holme Hospice receives final donation from Haskins to mark two years’ support

February 16, 2017

Staff working at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown presented Poole charity Forest Holme Hospice with a cheque to mark their final donation, bringing their two years’ fundraising total to £10,455.97. The green-fingered team at Haskins nominated the hospice in 2014, to receive two years of charity support from its staff. The fundraising total also included…

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