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Haskins donates bird boxes to Angmering School

14 February 2018

Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone donates bird boxes to Angmering School for National Nest Box Week Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has partnered with Angmering School to promote awareness of National Nest Box Week. The garden centre has donated a total of 12 bird boxes to the school to be mounted around the school site…

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

06 February 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

30 January 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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Top tips on creating homemade bird cakes

02 January 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

03 August 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

21 July 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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Haskins buying director to earn her wings with daring plane walk this July

26 June 2017

Conna Powles, buying director at Haskins Garden Centre will be attempting a wing walk to raise money for Greenfingers Charity on Sunday July 2. Green Fingers is a charity dedicated to supporting children who use hospices around the UK, along with their families. They also create outdoor spaces to aid therapeutic rest and relaxation at…

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Haskins Garden Centres creates Christmas wreath to boost memories

17 November 2016

The team at Haskins Garden Centres has launched six unique ideas for indoor Christmas wreaths which can be created at home – including a memory wreath containing photographs and snippets from the past. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown, said: “Christmastime is often when people reflect on the years gone by,…

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Making the most out of your natural Christmas tree

09 November 2016

“Christmas is a coming” and Haskins Garden Centres has released some top tips on how to make the most out of natural Christmas trees this festive period. Real cut Christmas trees come in a number of varieties and the length of time they retain their needles differ – Nordmann Fir and Noble Fir are renowned…

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