Safer Shopping at Haskins Garden Centres Measures update From Monday 14th September the Government advice now includes the Rule of 6. This advises a maximum group size of 6 people permitted to meet in either the indoor or outdoor areas of our restaurants and garden centres. People from different households should maintain socially distanced at…

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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 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 West End has announced a fundraising total of £13,384 during 2019 for its nominated charity, Countess Mountbatten Hospice.   The West End centre has backed the charity since 2011 and has chosen to continue its support of the charity throughout 2020. To date, the centre has raised almost £28,000 and last…

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Haskins Garden Centre in West End has launched its Postcards of Kindness campaign, which has encouraged children from Tanners Brook Primary School to design their own special Christmas message for the patients of Countess Mountbatten Hospice, and the residents of the centre’s neighbours, Speedwell Court Care Home.   Pupils from Tanners Brook Primary School hand-crafted…

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