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No garden? No problem!

July 5, 2016

Haskins’ top tips on how to grow edible plants from a window box. With reduced leisure time and limited outdoor areas, garden spaces in modern homes are often minimal, however Haskins Garden Centres’ has released some top tips on how to make the most of your space by using window boxes. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor…

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Roundstone on-track to fund new puppy

June 21, 2016

Canine Partners were delighted to receive a donation from our Roundstone centre recently. The Heyshott based charity were nominated as the Haskins Charity of the Year 2015, with the staff wanting to raise £5000 over two years to fund the training of a new puppy. Jane Grant, Community Fundraiser for Canine Partners said, “We are…

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Hospice receives Haskins Donation

June 14, 2016

Countess Mountbatten Hospice were delighted to receive a donation from our West End centre recently. The Southampton based hospice were the centre’s Haskins Charity of the Year 2015, with the staff arranging events and collecting donations from the public. Countess Mountbatten Fundraising & PR Manager, Pam Bates said, “We are always delighted to work alongside…

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Best of British – homegrown strawberry jam recipe

June 9, 2016

Sample the fruits of your labour this summer with a tasty strawberry jam recipe created by Haskins Garden Centre with tips on how to grow your own. Strawberries are easy to grow and it’s the perfect time to get planting as the British climate heats up. The fruity berries can be harvested from borders, growbags,…

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West Moors Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Flower Festival

May 31, 2016

West Moors Parish Council, who are celebrating their 60th anniversary this year, recently asked Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins to help judge their flower festival. The festival boasted twelve imaginative, high quality displays from different groups within the village, all relating to its sixty year history. Amie Fawcett from the Parish Council and who arranged the…

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Children’s Hospice receives Haskins donation

May 12, 2016

Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice were delighted to receive a donation from our Snowhill centre recently. During 2015, the children’s hospice in Arundel became the centre’s Charity of the Year, with the staff arranging events and collecting donations from the public. Chestnut Tree House Community Fundraiser, Jo Smith, said, “We are so very grateful to…

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Snowhill plays host to a charity sun protection campaign for gardeners

May 5, 2016

A team from the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Charity were at Haskins Snowhill on Bank Holiday Monday to help raise awareness of the dangers of the sun while gardening.  The ‘Watch Your Back’ campaign, fronted by Charlie Dimmock and set up by Alan Titchmarsh has been set up to remind people of the importance of sun…

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Ferndown Assists Community Brain Injury Service

April 26, 2016

Amongst April’s unseasonal snow showers, Haskins Ferndown had the pleasure of helping out Dorset Healthcare’s Community Brain Injury Service by donating fruit and vegetable plants for their rehabilitation allotment. Jackie Lawson, a Clinical Specialist and Occupational Therapist at the Poole based Service, contacted Haskins about their newly acquired community allotment, which is being used to…

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Ferndown donates to Forest Holme

April 13, 2016

Staff at our Ferndown Centre were delighted to present their donation to their Charity of the Year, Forest Holme Hospice today. During 2015, the Ferndown Centre arranged events on behalf of the charity and collected donations from the public, local guilds and societies. Fundraising Manager, Hannah Parsons said, “We are so grateful to Haskins for…

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