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Haskins Garden Centres encourage locals to recycle their Christmas tree

January 10, 2018

Haskins Garden Centre in West End and Snowhill are encouraging locals to recycle their Christmas tree by dropping them off at Haskins. The popular garden centres in Southampton and West Sussex are acting as a drop off recycling point for real Christmas trees to help get rid of trees in an eco-friendly way. Haskins will…

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Top tips on creating homemade bird cakes

January 2, 2018

Attract birds to your garden with Haskins’ top tips on creating homemade bird cakes. Haskins Garden Centres has released some top tips on how to create decorative homemade bird cakes. Birds forage for food in the winter as they need high fat foods to provide energy and survive the colder nights. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor…

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Make your own spiced red cabbage with Haskins Garden Centres this Christmas

December 20, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown cabbage with a delicious spiced red cabbage recipe for Christmas.   Alasdair Urquhart, plant expert at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Making your own spiced red cabbage is simple and rewarding. Even if you haven’t had time to grow your own this year, you can…

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West End donates cuddly toy reindeers to Southampton Children’s Hospital for Christmas

December 5, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre in Southampton has partnered with Southampton Children’s Hospital to spread festive cheer for those spending Christmas in the ward. The garden centre has delivered 75 reindeers to the ward to help support poorly children this Christmas. It is hoped that these toys will bring a smile to their faces over the festive…

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Make your own Indoor Ribbon Bow Wreath

November 28, 2017

The team at Haskins has launched a unique idea for indoor Christmas wreaths which can be created at home. 1. Fluff out the branches of your wreath then cut equal lengths of different width ribbons to make bows.   2. Layer the ribbons and make multi loop long tailed bows, securing in the centre with…

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Haskins Garden Centres announces competition to celebrate National Tree Week

November 14, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of National Tree Week with a new competition to win a tree for the garden, school or local community. National Tree Week takes place from Saturday November 25 until Sunday December 3. First initiated in 1975, it is the UK’s largest tree celebration annually which launches the…

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Make your own pumpkin soup with Haskins this Halloween

October 23, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown pumpkins with a delicious soup recipe for Halloween.   Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Making your own pumpkin soup is simple and rewarding. Even if you haven’t had time to grow your own this year, you can still follow our…

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Staff Success

September 26, 2017

Haskins was proud to celebrate with the Institute of Learning Management, Level 2 graduates for 2016/17.   7 members of staff studied the course in 2016/17 from 3 of our 4 centres and Head Office. The ILM course is a recognised leadership and management training programme designed to enable staff to reach their leadership potential…

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‘Lost’ daffodil bulb variety dating back to 1623 on sale at Haskins Garden Centres

September 12, 2017

An unusual double daffodil bulb is on sale at Haskins Garden Centres to coincide with the centre’s Bulb Festival.   The sweet-smelling ‘Narcissus telamonius plenus Van Sion’ originally dates back to 1623 and is on sale for £4.99 at Haskins during its very own Bulb Festival. The Van Sion lost daffodil variety is the same…

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