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Latest news from Haskins Snowhill

School Joins National Nest Box Week

February 4, 2015

The National Nest Box Week (14 to 21 February) organised by the  BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) will this year have the support of the Talbot House Preparatory School as the Haskins Garden Centre has donated a Camera Nest Box so pupils can follow the progress of any nesting birds. Haskins General Manager Matt Hill…

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Christmas Display Challenges Home Décor Styles

November 11, 2014

Can you really decorate a home for Christmas without the use of tinsel? With different styles of home décor trends to inspire visitors at the four Haskins Garden Centres there is no need for every Christmas to look the same. New this year  are  key Christmas trends based on classic movies The Great Gatsby,  It’s…

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Barista of the year competition

October 1, 2014

At Haskins, we love a good cup of coffee. That’s why we’re proud to announce the results of our Barista of the Year competition for 2014. Congratulations to all our winners…

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Bulb Markets Offer Advice For Brighter Spring Gardens

September 12, 2014

Kevin Holmes in the Haskins Bulb market Gardening requires patience, especially when it comes to planting bulbs in the Autumn ready for a display of fabulous bright colours in the spring. To encourage local gardeners to plan ahead for next year, the teams at the four Haskins Garden Centres have created a Bulb Market section…

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Centre Staff Become Dementia Friends

September 12, 2014

Ruth Crosland (2nd left) with  Haskins team members (from left) Kevin Dorning, Liz Welch, Joolz Walford, Angie Mannwith. Over 40 staff at the Haskins Garden Centres have become Dementia Friend after attending sessions presented by Ruth Crosland, a volunteer Dementia friends champion from Alzheimer’s Society.  The team members, who now as Dementia Friends can wear…

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Proud Gardeners Share Their Photos

August 26, 2014

Lisa Looker with some of the downloaded gardeners’ photos The staff at the four Haskins Garden Centres have often wondered where the thousands of plants sold each year go and how they enhance people’s gardens.  Through the company’s website, with the incentive of winning some gift cards, customers have been sending photos of the gardens…

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East Surrey’s Embroiderers’ Guild Supports The National Celebration of Stitch day

August 5, 2014

(from left) Anne Sillifant, Joy Buchan and Alison Dixie with their National Celebration of Stitch display at the Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre. The members of the East Surrey Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild displayed their work at a number of venues in the region for the National Celebration of Stitch day. (Sat 2nd August).  The…

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Eco School Joins Ribbon Cut For Fresh New Look Garden Centre

July 10, 2014

Photo Caption: Susan Joy with shears ready to cut the ribbon with Haskin’s Dean Ridley (left) and Darren Baker (right) and members of the St Peters School Eco Team. EcoTeam pupils and St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School’s Eco Co-Ordinator, Susan Joy, officially launched the rebranded Haskin’s Snowhill Garden Centre by performing a ribbon cutting ceremony.…

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Top 10 Plants For Bee Friendly Gardeners

May 19, 2014

Dean Ridley with the Top 10 of Bee Friendly plants. Gardeners who want to encourage Honey Bees and help local beehives thrive can now choose the best plants known to attract the important insects to their garden.   All of the Haskins Garden Centres have introduced the “B list” of the top 10 plants complete with…

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