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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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Free venue offered for charities and associations

August 25, 2015

The Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre near East Grinstead is offering the free use of their new meeting room for registered associations and charities in the region.  General Manager David Lilly says that the offer also extends to Thursday and Fridays when the centre has its late evening opening times. “We hope that groups in this…

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Joint Winners Announced in Angmering In Bloom Presentation

August 10, 2015

At the Angmering In Bloom Competition Awards, joint winners were announced for the Best Front Gardens category. Joint first prize was presented to Mrs Jeniffer McAvoy of Greenwood Drive and Mrs Jan Mockford of Lansdowne Road by Susan Francis Chairman of the Angmering Parish Council, and Julia Phelon, Chairman of Angmering In Bloom Association, at…

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GCA Awards For Garden Centre

August 5, 2015

The Haskins Garden Centre at Snowhill near Copthorne scooped 4 awards of merit from the annual Garden Centres Association awards.  This year the team walked away from the presentation evening held in Southampton with certificates for the categories Garden Construction,   Outdoor Living, Indoor Lifestyle, and the Check Out area. David Lilly, General Manager at the…

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Work Experience Leads To Job Offer For Nicole

August 3, 2015

Having completed a week of work experience at the Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre near East Grinstead, Nicole Milton an 11 year student from Warlingham Secondary School, has been offered temporary or full time employment by the business. David Lilly, General Manager at the centre, said that reports from supervisors and managers in every department she…

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Schools Sunflower Growing Competition Winners Announced

July 20, 2015

In April, Infant and junior schools within a 10 mile radius of the Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre  near East Grinstead were invited to enter a Sunflower growing competition.   Out of the 6 schools that entered using the free seed provided, the Crawley Down Village CofE Primary School has won the £100 Haskins gift card. In…

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Haskins Appoints New Board Members

June 10, 2015

With further expansion in its sights, Haskins Garden Centres Ltd has added two more board members to the existing team comprising of Chairman Warren Haskins, Chief Executive Julian Winfield and Buying Director Conna Powles.  Lisa Looker, who has been Director of Marketing  for 3 years and the recently appointed Finance Director Glenn Carroll join the…

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Bonsai Group Display Announces Specialist Event

May 12, 2015

Visitors to the Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre near East Grinstead had the opportunity to meet members from the Crawley and Sussex Bonsai Group who displayed various miniature trees that are caringly nurtured by the members.  Tony Mckenzie and colleagues from the group, took time to explain to visitors how many of the trees are grown…

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