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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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Get the children interested in gardening this summer

July 19, 2016

Get the children interested in gardening this summer with top tips from Haskins Garden Centres. Haskins Garden Centres has some great ideas for those wanting to get their children interested in gardening this summer.   Just in time for the school holidays, Haskins has launched ‘Garden Gang’ to provide parents with free gardening projects and…

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Winner selected in Haskins’ ‘Name the Rose’ competition

July 18, 2016

Crawley resident Jill Attree was announced as the winner of the Haskins Garden Centre’s ‘Name the Rose of the Year’ competition in July. Jill entered the competition and suggested the name Serenity, which was selected as the winning entry. Serenity is a lightly scented white rose with a double flower and dark, shiny leaves. It’s a…

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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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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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