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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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Leading supplier of bonsai trees and accessories to give free talk at Haskins

June 13, 2018

Jonothan Taylor, plant expert at Kyoto Bonsai, is set to visit customers at Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill on Thursday June 14, to give hints and tips on the art of bonsai. From 10am to 2pm Jonothan will be on hand at the centre in Crawley to answer any bonsai related questions. Lisa Looker, brand…

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Ferndown in Bloom 2018

May 21, 2018

Ferndown in Bloom is a free competition, open to residents and businesses within the Ferndown BH22 area. The aim of this fun event is to create beautiful gardens and outside spaces, encouraging a sense of community pride and recognising those who have contributed to the beauty of Ferndown. What the judges are looking for: All…

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Get ready for summer with Haskins’ mint and cucumber mojito recipe

May 4, 2018

Haskins Garden Centres is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown mint this summer with a refreshing, non-alcoholic mojito recipe.   Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Making your own mojito with home-grown ingredients is simple and rewarding. Even if you haven’t had time to grow your own mint this…

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Staff Success

April 20, 2018

Haskins was proud to celebrate with the Institute of Learning Management, Level 2 graduates for 2016/17.   7 members of staff studied the course in 2016/17 from 3 of our 4 centres and Head Office. The ILM course is a recognised leadership and management training programme designed to enable staff to reach their leadership potential…

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Haskins Garden Centre celebrates successful staff and makes 21 promotions

April 20, 2018

In the last year, Haskins Garden Centre has promoted 21 of its employees working at its centres across Dorset, Hampshire and West Sussex. The staff, totaling more than five per cent of the company’s workforce, range from front of house employees to head office support. To recognise their hard work and dedication Haskins hosted a…

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Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown nominates Autism Wessex as its Charity of the Year

April 12, 2018

The team at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has announced it will be focusing its fundraising efforts towards supporting Autism Wessex for the year.   Employees at the centre aim to raise several thousands of pounds by running events throughout 2018, as well as providing the charity the space to host information and awareness evenings…

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