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Get your garden ready now for a display of spring colour with Haskins Garden Centres

July 21, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to plan ahead for next year and has created a bulb planter guide to add a burst of colour after the dull autumn and winter months. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown, commented: “Gardening requires patience, especially when it comes to planting bulbs in the autumn ready…

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Haskins Garden Centre spreads joy at Countess Mountbatten Hospice with rose and seeds donation

June 16, 2017

Staff working at Haskins Garden Centre in West End, presented Countess Mountbatten Hospice with two roses and 250 packets of ‘forget-me-not’ seeds. Two limited edition ‘Raspberry Delight’ roses which were named as part of the Haskins’ annual Rose Festival were donated to the hospice to plant in their garden, and the seeds were donated to…

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Haskins Garden Centre encourages locals to share their BBQ Moments this summer

June 16, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre is encouraging the public to embrace the warmer weather and make the most of the outdoors by sharing their best ‘BBQ Moments’ via social media, with the opportunity of winning some prizes. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown, Dorset, said: “The weather is warming up and we think…

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Ferndown resident selected as winner of Haskins Garden Centre’s ‘name the rose’ competition

June 9, 2017

The winning entry ‘Raspberry Delight’ was chosen over more than 400 entries to the competition. The rose is a deep pink colour, lightly scented, has a double flower and is of the patio variety. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre presented Katie with her Raspberry Delight rose. He said: “We were overwhelmed with…

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Haskins Garden Centre encourages gardeners to grow their own

May 26, 2017

The time to grow your own vegetables is more important than ever, according to Haskins Garden Centre.   Price hikes to staple items such as lettuce, broccoli and courgettes have dominated much of the news agenda this year, in response to Brexit as well as recent torrential weather conditions across the continent. In response to…

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Haskins Garden Centre supports national campaign Watch Your Back!

May 10, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre in West End has joined more 150 garden centres across the UK in support of national sun protection campaign Watch Your Back!   The campaign is backed by celebrity gardeners Alan Titchmarsh, Charlie Dimmock, Joe Swift, Toby Buckland, Andy Sturgeon, Anne Swithinbank, David Domoney and David Stevens. Now in its second year,…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at Haskins Garden Centre

March 15, 2017

Haskins Garden Centre is gearing up for a celebratory week to mark Mother’s Day on Sunday March 26, with a special feature area offering gift inspiration to treat mums of all ages. Starting on Monday March 13, customers can browse the Mother’s Day Flower Shop and view special offers such as a Double Orchid Boat…

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Gardening ‘royalty’ Pippa Greenwood to give demonstrations at Haskins Garden Centres

February 16, 2017

February and March sees gardening ‘royalty’ Pippa Greenwood visit Haskins Garden Centres in Ferndown, Dorset and West End, Hampshire to talk to customers on her growing experiences as well as giving an exclusive gardening demonstration. The events are the first in an instalment of Haskins’ ‘expert talks’ which take place in Ferndown on Tuesday February…

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Haskins Garden Centre releases alternative ways of getting healthy this year

February 3, 2017

Haskins Garden Centres has offered its customers alternative ways of getting healthy this year by introducing a range of house plants which are shown to remove toxins from the air. During the winter months, homeowners tend to keep windows closed and turn up the central heating – according to Haskins Garden Centre this creates the…

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