Safer Shopping at Haskins Garden Centres Measures update The Government has introduced a national lockdown from Thursday 5th November. Our garden centres are permitted to remain open during the lockdown following recent government guidance. However, our restaurants are closed until further notice. At this point in time, we request that shopping be limited to 30…

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Dear readers, I would like to provide further clarity and reassurance on the subject of the large number of plants which Haskins has had to dispose of due to the COVID-19 lockdown, as recently reported in the media. Haskins has, as reported, experienced losses in the region of £125,000 relating to perishable plant stocks across…

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With a significant increase in the number of people working from home, in response to the current Government-enforced lockdown, Haskins Garden Centres wanted to share the extraordinary health benefits of houseplants and how they can improve your workspace at home. It is unknown how long we will be working from our makeshift home offices, therefore,…

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Gardening is proven to have mental and physical health benefits, and while the country is under lockdown, gyms are shut and movement is limited, we wanted to share our  Haskins’ top tips to maximise the health benefits of gardening. Requiring physical movement, gardening can be an enjoyable form of exercise and activity can be adapted…

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Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has announced a fundraising total of £2,337 during 2019 for its nominated charity, Wadars Animal Rescue. Throughout the year, Haskins’ team members held a series of seasonal fundraising events including quiz nights and a family fun day. More recently, the team also donated 20 large bags of hedgehog food to…

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Haskins Garden Centre has donated over £5,500 to Wessex Cancer Trust, through its Charitable Fund, to allow the charity to run six wellness retreat days throughout the year. Beverley Stark-Halliwell, employee of Haskins, nominated the Wessex Cancer Trust for the grant after her sister received support from the charity. Sofie Bennett, director of development at…

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Create this winter warmer with Haskins Garden Centres’ rhubarb crumble recipe. With a frosty nip still in the air, Haskins has created a rhubarb crumble recipe for gardeners to use with their homegrown rhubarb. Alasdair Urquhart, Haskins’ in-house plant expert, commented: “Rhubarb ‘Timperley Early’ is one of the earliest rhubarb varieties that can be ready…

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Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has launched its Postcards of Kindness campaign which has encouraged children from Orchards Junior School to design their own special Christmas message for elderly members of the community.   Pupils from Orchards Junior School hand-crafted more than 500 postcards for the elderly patients at Worthing Hospital to bring some festive…

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