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Garden centre group brings back popular competition to ‘Name the Rose’ and see it sold across centres

March 19, 2018

To celebrate one of the UK’s favourite flowers, Haskins Garden Centre has re-launched an exclusive ‘Name the Rose’ competition across all four of its centres. The competition, which is now open, closes on Saturday March 31. Customers are encouraged to visit haskins.co.uk/rose-of-the-year and fill in the entry form for the chance to win the rose…

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Make your own rosemary roasted potatoes with Haskins Garden Centres for Mother’s Day

March 7, 2018

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

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Haskins Garden Centre visits residents at Great Oaks care home to donate houseplants

March 6, 2018

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has partnered with Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth to donate houseplants for the residents. Last week, Haskins’ in-house plant expert, Alasdair Urquhart, visited the home and gave a brief presentation to residents on houseplants and the benefits these plants can bring. Alasdair explained to the residents that adding houseplants to a room is a simple yet…

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Haskins Garden Centre reach semi-finals of the 2018 BAPTAs Afternoon Tea Award

February 6, 2018

Haskins Garden Centre presented with certificate from Country Fare for reaching semi-finals of the 2018 BAPTAs Afternoon Tea Award Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has been announced as a semi-finalist in the 2018 BAPTAs for the Afternoon Tea Award. These awards celebrate tourism across the BH postcodes. Sponsors of the Afternoon Tea Award category, Country…

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Haskins Garden Centre invited to give presentation on houseplants at West Moors Middle School’s Eco Club

January 30, 2018

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has partnered with West Moors Middle School to spread awareness of the benefits of houseplants at the school’s Eco Club. On Wednesday January 24, Haskins’ in-house plant expert, Alasdair Urquhart, gave a presentation on houseplants at the school’s Eco Club. The presentation highlighted that adding houseplants to a room is…

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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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Create your own tomato salsa recipe with Haskins Garden Centres

August 3, 2017

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown tomatoes with a delicious salsa recipe for summer.   Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Growing your own tomatoes is simple and rewarding. Most tomato plants will begin to ripen in August, providing plenty of delicious tomatoes for late summer. “Start…

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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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