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Snowhill’s Haskins Garden Centre nominates Alzheimer’s Society as its Charity of the Year

January 23, 2017

The team at Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill has announced it will be putting all its fundraising efforts towards supporting Alzheimer’s Society this year. Employees as the Centre aim to raise several thousands of pounds by running many events throughout the year as well as offering the charity the opportunity to host information and awareness…

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Haskins Garden Centres creates Christmas wreath to boost memories

November 17, 2016

The team at Haskins Garden Centres has launched six unique ideas for indoor Christmas wreaths which can be created at home – including a memory wreath containing photographs and snippets from the past. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown, said: “Christmastime is often when people reflect on the years gone by,…

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Making the most out of your natural Christmas tree

November 9, 2016

“Christmas is a coming” and Haskins Garden Centres has released some top tips on how to make the most out of natural Christmas trees this festive period. Real cut Christmas trees come in a number of varieties and the length of time they retain their needles differ – Nordmann Fir and Noble Fir are renowned…

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Haskins Garden Centres offers advice on creating a lush lawn

September 27, 2016

Autumn is the perfect time to tend to lawns for the following year and Haskins Garden Centre is offering gardeners advice on how to get their green spaces back in top condition. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre, said: “Following a warm and dry summer, gardens will have been used to their fullest…

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Haskins sponsors Hampshire Horticultural Federation Quiz

September 27, 2016

Haskins was pleased to help sponsor the Hampshire Horticultural Federation’s annual quiz this month. The Federation, which supports 145 Horticultural societies throughout Hampshire, completed their annual preliminary quiz recently, where 15 teams demonstrated their horticultural knowledge to gain one of the four coveted places for the final in February. Bob Sawyer, Quiz Organiser for the…

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Wild Bird Care

September 27, 2016

Look after wild birds in the garden with top tips from Haskins Garden Centre.   As the colder months approach, Haskins Garden Centre has released some tips on looking after wild birds in the garden. To attract Robins into the garden, Haskins recommends placing bird food in ground feeders, dining station trays or on tables.…

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Haskins Garden Centre hosts Bulb Festival this autumn

September 12, 2016

Haskins Garden Centre is hosting a Bulb Festival throughout autumn, to celebrate the fanfare of colours provided by bulb planting. Starting now, the festival will highlight bulb flower varieties and demonstrate that there is a colour to suit everyone’s taste. In particular, the festival will showcase ‘Tulip Queensland,’ Haskins’ bulb of the year. The Tulip…

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Extend the colour in your garden through late summer

August 10, 2016

Extend the colour in your garden through late summer with Haskins’ top tips on creating a seasonal planter. Haskins Garden Centres has released some top tips on how to create a seasonal planter and extend colourful displays well into late summertime. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, explains: “By selecting suitable plants and…

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Students learn gardening skills at Haskins Snowhill Centre

August 9, 2016

The outdoor staff at our Snowhill centre were delighted to be joined by students from Manor Green College this July, where they helped them learn some new skills. The College, based in Crawley West Sussex, specialises in helping students between the ages of 11 to 19 who experience a wide range of learning difficulties and…

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