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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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Snowhill supports Marden Lodge School Allotment

April 5, 2016

Just before Easter, our Snowhill centre donated some equipment to help Marden Lodge Nursery and Primary School, Caterham, get their allotment started. Haskins wishes them the best success and looks forward to seeing the garden in bloom later this year.  

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Local School adds ‘clean air plants to their classrooms’

March 7, 2016

Two children from Redehall Preparatory School, Smallfield, came into Haskins Garden Centre, Snowhill on Thursday 11 February to collect 12 donated ‘Air So Pure’ plants for their classrooms. They are learning about the importance of plants oxygenating their environment and the calming effect they can have. The children will also be taught how to nurture…

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Poppies for Peace and Reflection garden

March 7, 2016

This March, Haskins had the pleasure of helping local girls school, Avonbourne College. Kathryn Loughnan, the Director of Enterprise at the college, contacted Haskins about a national Young Enterprise competition that the school enters every year, where the Year 9 and 10 students are challenged to start a business with only ten pounds. The college…

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Haskins Win Britain’s Best Multiple Garden Centre Award

February 15, 2016

The winners of the Housewares Innovation Awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony last night, hosted by celebrity food critic Jay Rayner. The event was organised by Datateam Business Media Group, the publisher of Housewares Magazine and its digital partner Housewareslive.net. This year saw it working with Spring Fair to bring the Housewares Innovation Awards…

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Blooming lovely Mother’s Day gift ideas from Haskins Garden Centres

February 5, 2016

Haskins Garden Centres (www.haskins.co.uk) have some great gift ideas for those wanting to treat their mums to something that will last longer than cut flowers. Haskins offer a variety of plants located in their centres in Ferndown in Dorset, West End in Southampton and Roundstone and Snowhill in West Sussex. These include perennially popular and…

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Haskins Garden Centres CEO appointed chair of the Garden Centre Association

February 5, 2016

Julian Winfield, chief executive of Haskins Garden Centres (www.haskins.co.uk) has been appointed chair of the Garden Centre Association (GCA), following a year of service as chairman elect. With more than 200 garden centre members across the country, comprising many independent and family-owned garden centres, the GCA works as a collective, sharing knowledge and information to…

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