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Wild Bird Care

September 27, 2016

Look after wild birds in the garden with top tips from Haskins Garden Centre.   As the colder months approach, Haskins Garden Centre has released some tips on looking after wild birds in the garden. To attract Robins into the garden, Haskins recommends placing bird food in ground feeders, dining station trays or on tables.…

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Haskins Garden Centre hosts Bulb Festival this autumn

September 12, 2016

Haskins Garden Centre is hosting a Bulb Festival throughout autumn, to celebrate the fanfare of colours provided by bulb planting. Starting now, the festival will highlight bulb flower varieties and demonstrate that there is a colour to suit everyone’s taste. In particular, the festival will showcase ‘Tulip Queensland,’ Haskins’ bulb of the year. The Tulip…

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Extend the colour in your garden through late summer

August 10, 2016

Extend the colour in your garden through late summer with Haskins’ top tips on creating a seasonal planter. Haskins Garden Centres has released some top tips on how to create a seasonal planter and extend colourful displays well into late summertime. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, explains: “By selecting suitable plants and…

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James appointed as Assistant General Manager for Haskins West End Centre

August 9, 2016

Haskins are proud to announce the appointment of James Varney as the Assistant General Manager at our West End Garden Centre, Southampton. With a retail career spanning 31 years, James, from North Waltham, brings a wealth of senior management experience to his new role, including the position of a General Store Manager at ASDA. Peter…

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Get the children interested in gardening this summer

July 19, 2016


Get the children interested in gardening this summer with top tips from Haskins Garden Centres. Haskins Garden Centres has some great ideas for those wanting to get their children interested in gardening this summer.   Just in time for the school holidays, Haskins has launched ‘Garden Gang’ to provide parents with free gardening projects and…

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Winner selected in Haskins’ ‘Name the Rose’ competition

July 18, 2016

Crawley resident Jill Attree was announced as the winner of the Haskins Garden Centre’s ‘Name the Rose of the Year’ competition in July. Jill entered the competition and suggested the name Serenity, which was selected as the winning entry. Serenity is a lightly scented white rose with a double flower and dark, shiny leaves. It’s a…

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Community allotment blooms with Haskins

July 7, 2016

On 5th July, Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins joined staff and patients of Dorset Healthcare’s Community Brain Injury Service to celebrate the fruits of their efforts on their rehabilitation allotment open day.   Pictured above: Poole Mayoress, Xena Dion, Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins and the team at the Rehabilitation Allotment project Earlier this year, Jackie Lawson,…

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Hospice receives Haskins Donation

June 14, 2016

Countess Mountbatten Hospice were delighted to receive a donation from our West End centre recently. The Southampton based hospice were the centre’s Haskins Charity of the Year 2015, with the staff arranging events and collecting donations from the public. Countess Mountbatten Fundraising & PR Manager, Pam Bates said, “We are always delighted to work alongside…

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Best of British – homegrown strawberry jam recipe

June 9, 2016

Sample the fruits of your labour this summer with a tasty strawberry jam recipe created by Haskins Garden Centre with tips on how to grow your own. Strawberries are easy to grow and it’s the perfect time to get planting as the British climate heats up. The fruity berries can be harvested from borders, growbags,…

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