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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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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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