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Safer Shopping

18 May 2020

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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Clarity and reassurance on disposal of plants due to COVID-19

06 May 2020

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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Working from home: the benefits of houseplants

27 April 2020

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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Maximising the health benefits of gardening with Haskins Garden Centres

08 April 2020

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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Create an Easter family favourite with Haskins Garden Centres’ carrot cupcakes

03 April 2020

Easter is a time to indulge in your favourite springtime treats. Haskins has created a carrot cupcake recipe just in time for Easter, also serving as a reminder to gardeners that now is the time to begin sowing carrot seeds. Edible flowers also make a delightful finishing touch on top of the cupcakes.   Ingredients…

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Future support for Alzheimer’s Society

20 March 2020

Haskins Garden Centre pledges future support of Alzheimer’s Society following successful year of fundraising Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill has announced a fundraising total of £1,515.76 during 2019 for its nominated charity, Alzheimer’s Society. The Snowhill centre has backed the charity since 2017 and has chosen to continue its support of the charity throughout 2020.…

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Haskins Garden Centres awarded silver accreditation for investment in its team

13 March 2020

Haskins Garden Centres has been awarded the ‘We Invest In People, Silver Accreditation’, a recognition of its dedication to putting people first and ensuring Haskins is a great place to work for all staff. 20 per cent of all businesses who apply through the Investors in People scheme are awarded with the silver accreditation. Achieving…

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Haskins opens redeveloped Snowhill garden centre following £15 million investment

12 March 2020

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill, Crawley, has opened its doors to customers upon completion of a 12-month project to create a new, enhanced centre. Following a £15 million investment, the new centre now boasts a retail space of 11,813 sqm, including an outdoor plant area and 440-seat restaurant complete with a newly installed pizza oven.…

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Haskins Garden Centre presents fundraised total to Wadars Animal Rescue

04 March 2020

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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