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12,000 Reindeer Have A Loving Home

January 4, 2016

Haskins Garden Centres’ popular Christmas Cuddly Toy offer, is always a huge success at Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre. Between the four Haskins Garden Centres, Haskins Snowhill, Copthorne, West Sussex;  Haskins Roundstone, Angmering, West Sussex; Haskins West End, Southampton and Haskins Ferndown, Dorset, a total of 12,000 Cuddly Toys have been given a loving home. This…

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A ‘Barrow Load of Bulbs

January 4, 2016

The weather this month has been barmy. An exceptionally mild December. Temperatures are usually 1 or 2 degrees celsius, we have record breaking 10 – 11 degrees celsius, allowing us to plant Spring Flowering Bulbs. David Lilly, Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre’s General Manager wanted to take the opportunity to donate Spring Flowering Bulbs to local…

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Charity Christmas Shopping Experience

December 8, 2015

Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre’s customers were treated to an evening Christmas Shopping Experience. The Songbirds Choir and The Bells of Hammerwood entertained customers whilst they shopped and enjoyed food and drink tasting. Special seasonal meals were served by the restaurant. Mr & Mrs Brewer said, “Haskins has the best and most magical christmas shop. There…

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Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening Fundraises For Hospice

December 2, 2015

The annual Haskins Garden Centre’s Charity Christmas Kids Evening at Snowhill raised hundreds of pounds towards their annual Wishing Well Charity, The Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, Arundel. Children visited Santa and Mrs Claus in their grotto and enjoyed activities including taking Elfie Selfies, Charity Tombola and Competitions, whilst enjoying mince pies and tasty food.…

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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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Creepy creatures galore dug up at the garden centre

November 27, 2015

Haskins Snowhill Garden Centres hosted and evening of Halloween themed games and activities Among the creepy costumes on display were clowns, witches and even a zombie cheerleader. David Lilly, General Manager said, “Our team have put so much effort in to preparing this most spooky and successful event. It is a pleasure to see the…

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Garden Centre Teams Gain Management Qualification

November 3, 2015

Haskins staff achieve Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management as part of Haskins on-going commitment to training and development. Personnel from across the four Haskins Garden Centres and Head Office have gained their Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management. The eleven members of staff, who have all previously completed their Level 2 Certificate in Leadership…

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School’s Interactive Courtyard Garden Opening

September 30, 2015

Biggin Hill Primary School is celebrating the opening of their Interactive Courtyard Garden between classrooms. The garden, which has taken six months to create, has completely transformed the courtyard.  David Lilly, Haskins Snowhill General Manager said “I was delighted to donate the soil, stones, compost and plants to support this worthwhile project and it is…

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Parrot Rescued From “Poly” Tunnel

August 25, 2015

Clive Martin, a Senior Horticulturalist at the Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre, did not expect to find an African Grey parrot resting in one of the store area’s  Poly Tunnels (named as they are made with plastic sheeting) whilst caring for a display of outdoor plants. Upon detaining the young bird, the team at the centre…

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