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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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‘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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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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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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Wonderful Plants for Care Home

April 1, 2016

Smallbrook Care Home in Horley, specialising in dementia care, asked Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre if they could help with donating plants to add organic character and cheer to their home. Claire Wilson, Outdoor Team Leader, selected a range of house plants that was collected by Maxine Tyson, who was overwhelmed with the generosity. Claire explained…

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