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Latest news from Haskins Roundstone

Community allotment blooms with Haskins

July 7, 2016

On 5th July, Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins joined staff and patients of Dorset Healthcare’s Community Brain Injury Service to celebrate the fruits of their efforts on their rehabilitation allotment open day.   Pictured above: Poole Mayoress, Xena Dion, Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins and the team at the Rehabilitation Allotment project Earlier this year, Jackie Lawson,…

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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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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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‘Share your Spring Garden’ competition winner

May 13, 2016

This beautiful picture of spring cherry blossom has been selected as the winning entry in our recent ‘Share your Spring Garden’ competition. Rose, from Lancing, sent in this photo from her garden to win the first prize of a £50 gift card. If you are a budding photographer and keen gardener watch out for future…

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How to create the perfect hanging basket

March 9, 2016

Watch Alasdair guide you through the process of creating the perfect hanging basket.

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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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Fresh air plants for a clean New Year

January 8, 2016

Haskins Garden Centres are helping shoppers start the new-year afresh, by offering a range of healthy houseplants which naturally remove pollutants from the air. The home, school and office can be full of airborne pollutants, with carpets, mattresses, paint, household products, pets, and even people harbouring toxins – especially in the winter months, when windows…

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Haskins Helps Dorset Wildlife Trust

November 30, 2015

During November, Haskins had the pleasure of working with the Dorset Wildlife Trust. Jack Bedford, a Wildlife Skills Volunteer at the Urban Wildlife Centre in Corfe Mullen, contacted Haskins for some help. Jack is tasked to help make the Centre “a great example of nature friendly gardening” and needed some ideas and resources to make…

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Cardiac Patient Raises funds for Community Defibrillators

November 23, 2015

Former cardiac patient Greg Smithers who had previously suffered a heart attack and underwent Cardiac Surgery; has been fundraising  for the Sussex Heart Charity since 2008. This year he decided to do something different and approached the Sussex Heart Charity to organise sponsored walk from Ferring to Littlehampton in August 2015. This first event was…

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