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Top tips on creating homemade bird cakes

January 2, 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

August 3, 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

July 21, 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

June 26, 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

November 17, 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

November 9, 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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Wild Bird Care

September 27, 2016

Look after wild birds in the garden with top tips from Haskins Garden Centre.   As the colder months approach, Haskins Garden Centre has released some tips on looking after wild birds in the garden. To attract Robins into the garden, Haskins recommends placing bird food in ground feeders, dining station trays or on tables.…

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No garden? No problem!

July 5, 2016

Haskins’ top tips on how to grow edible plants from a window box. With reduced leisure time and limited outdoor areas, garden spaces in modern homes are often minimal, however Haskins Garden Centres’ has released some top tips on how to make the most of your space by using window boxes. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor…

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Blooming lovely Mother’s Day gift ideas from Haskins Garden Centres

February 5, 2016

Haskins Garden Centres (www.haskins.co.uk) have some great gift ideas for those wanting to treat their mums to something that will last longer than cut flowers. Haskins offer a variety of plants located in their centres in Ferndown in Dorset, West End in Southampton and Roundstone and Snowhill in West Sussex. These include perennially popular and…

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