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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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Wessex Cancer Trust’s wellness days

04 March 2020

Haskins Garden Centre has donated over £5,500 to Wessex Cancer Trust, through its Charitable Fund, to allow the charity to run six wellness retreat days throughout the year. Beverley Stark-Halliwell, employee of Haskins, nominated the Wessex Cancer Trust for the grant after her sister received support from the charity. Sofie Bennett, director of development at…

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Create this winter warmer – rhubarb crumble recipe

04 March 2020

Create this winter warmer with Haskins Garden Centres’ rhubarb crumble recipe. With a frosty nip still in the air, Haskins has created a rhubarb crumble recipe for gardeners to use with their homegrown rhubarb. Alasdair Urquhart, Haskins’ in-house plant expert, commented: “Rhubarb ‘Timperley Early’ is one of the earliest rhubarb varieties that can be ready…

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Haskins Garden Centre is delighted to confirm the acquisition of Forest Lodge Garden Centre, Garden Style and Birdworld, in Farnham.

18 February 2020

This acquisition is part of a long-term plan for Haskins to expand its group of four garden centres across the south. The family-owned company has been looking for the right business, in the right location, for a number of years to add to its portfolio of sites.   Warren Haskins, Chairman of Haskins Garden Centres,…

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