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Forest Lodge Garden Centre donates cuddly bears to local causes

17 December 2020

Forest Lodge Garden Centre has partnered with The Ridgeway School and Bentley Church of England Primary School to spread festive cheer this Christmas. The garden centre has donated over 70 cuddly bears to each school, with the aim of bringing a smile to children’s faces this festive season. Bentley Church of England Primary School will…

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Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill donates cuddly bears to local causes

17 December 2020

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill, West Sussex, has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Society and Greenaway Residential Foundation Charity to spread festive cheer this Christmas. The garden centre has donated over 70 cuddly bears to each organisation, with the aim of bringing a smile to children’s faces this festive season. Greenaway Residential Foundation Charity provides families…

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Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone donates cuddly bears to local causes

15 December 2020

Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has partnered with Lavinia Norfolk School and Chestnut Tree House to spread festive cheer this Christmas. The garden centre has donated over 45 cuddly bears to each organisation, with the aim of bringing a smile to children’s faces this festive season. Chestnut Tree House will be gifting some of the…

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Haskins to put team wellbeing first this Christmas

10 December 2020

Haskins Garden Centres has confirmed it will close its centres on Boxing Day this year, to provide staff with extended time with their families this holiday season. Julian Winfield, Chief Executive at Haskins Garden Centres, explained: “Throughout what has been a challenging year for us all, our commitment has remained to the health, safety and…

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Haskins promotes Andrew Harriss to Buying Director

10 December 2020

Andrew Harriss, who has worked at Haskins Garden Centres for over 14 years, will join the Board of Directors as Buying Director. Andrew joined the company in 2006 as Buyers Assistant and has spent his career with the Ferndown-based busines, growing with the company to Assistant Buyer, Buyer, Senior Buyer and now Buying Director. Julian…

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Create homemade toffee apple bread & butter pudding this Halloween with Haskins Garden Centres

26 October 2020

Haskins Garden Centres has created an easy to follow recipe which is the perfect boredom buster for families looking to bake some comforting homemade treats this half term. Jason Froggatt, Group Catering Manager at Haskins, said: “This Halloween-inspired twist on the traditional bread & butter pudding is perfect to share in front of the fire,…

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Safer Shopping

18 May 2020

Safer Shopping at Haskins Garden Centres Measures update Our garden centres are open. As a business we take our social responsibility seriously and follow government guidelines to ensure a safe shopping environment. From the 30th November 2021, customers are required to wear a face mask when inside our centres Use the sanitiser provided for both…

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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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