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Haskins Garden Centre employee announced as runner-up in Cultivation Street’s Ambassador competition

September 20, 2018

Sophie Lyall, customer services assistant at Haskins Garden Centre in West End has been announced as a runner-up in Cultivation Street’s national ambassador competition. Cultivation Street is a campaign founded by David Domoney, celebrity TV Gardener and Broadcaster, to recognise and reward communities that are caring for their streets, as well as encouraging other communities…

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Make your own roasted beetroot this autumn with Haskins Garden Centres’ recipe

September 14, 2018

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their homegrown beetroot with a delicious roasted beetroot and balsamic vinegar recipe. Alasdair Urquhart, Haskins’ in-house plant expert, commented: “This time of year is the ideal time to harvest beetroots. If you can resist picking the leaves for salads, they can be harvested right into October.…

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Staff at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown prepare for Bournemouth Half Marathon in aid of Autism Wessex

August 31, 2018

Four employees working at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown are training for the Bournemouth Half Marathon in aid of Autism Wessex. General manager Simon Hallam, customer services assistant team leader Pauline Oxford, admin assistant Ellie Trickett and customer service assistant Ruby Johnson are running the Bournemouth Half Marathon on Sunday October 7. They’ll be joined…

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Haskins Garden Centres set to showcase more than 250 bulb varieties during group’s Bulb Market

August 7, 2018

The garden centre group, Haskins, is putting finishing touches to plans for its very own Bulb Market, which takes place from Monday August 20th to Monday November 19th, across all four of its centres. More than 250 bulb varieties will be available at Haskins’ Bulb Market, as well as a showcase of rare and unusual…

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Haskins Garden centre group raises more than £16,500 for nominated charities

July 30, 2018

The team at Haskins Garden Centre is celebrating after raising more than £16,500 last year for its nominated local and national charities. Ferndown centre raised £4,548.03 for Dorset Mind West End centre raised £2,563.26 for Countess Mountbatten Hospice Roundstone centre raised £1,531.50 for Sussex Heart Charity Snowhill centre raised £3,363.86 for Alzheimer’s Society The group…

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Advice on water harvesting and garden care as heatwave looks set to continue

July 20, 2018

Haskins Garden Centres are encouraging gardeners to look after their plants and wildlife due to the ongoing warm temperatures. Alasdair Urquhart, Haskins’ in-house plant expert, commented: “Long-range forecasters are warning that hot weather is looking likely to hold out through the rest of summer and even into autumn. As there is nothing in the forecasts…

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Swing into Wimbledon season with homemade strawberry jam

July 9, 2018

Haskins Garden Centre is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown strawberries this summer, with a strawberry jam recipe. Lisa Looker, brand director at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “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…

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Make your own berry sorbet with Haskins Garden Centres this summer

June 21, 2018

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown raspberries and blackcurrants this summer, with a berry sorbet recipe. Alasdair Urquhart, plant expert at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Using the raspberries and blackcurrants from your garden to make your own berry sorbet is simple, delicious and rewarding. Even if you haven’t been able…

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Haskins encourages gardeners to share photos of their best rose on social media

June 13, 2018

To celebrate one of the UK’s favourite flowers, Haskins Garden Centre group has introduced a new ‘share your rose’ photo competition on its social media pages. The garden centre group is encouraging gardeners to take a photo of the prettiest rose in their garden and share it on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag…

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