Latest news from Haskins Snowhill

Haskins team leader presents her sustainable composting initiative to Garden Centre Association

February 2, 2024

Shelley Harrison from Haskins Snowhill will present her hot bin composting engagement scheme as part of national GCA competition. A team leader from Haskins Garden Centre, Snowhill, is encouraging change in the industry by presenting a compelling scheme to encourage increased hot bin composting, to the Garden Centre Association (GCA). Shelley is calling for increased…

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Elevate your garden with the introduction of Pantone’s colour of the year, Peach Fuzz

February 2, 2024

Haskins Garden Centre’s in-house plant expert, Alasdair Urquhart, has shared his top plant choices to add vivid Peach Fuzz and create an abundantly coloured garden. Pantone has announced ‘Peach Fuzz’ as its colour of the year for 2024 – a gently elegant peach hue set to be a popular choice in the gardening and design…

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Haskins Garden Centre’s Snowhill destination welcomes brand-new Lakeland store

February 2, 2024

Haskins Garden Centre’s Snowhill branch welcomed a brand-new Lakeland store to the site, enhancing the Copthorne centres offering to the local area. Lakeland, taking its name from its founding home in Windermere in the Lake District, offers a variety of high-quality cooking, baking, cleaning, and laundry products. The new store opened its doors on 10th…

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Gardening for a Greener Tomorrow: A Sustainable Approach

February 2, 2024

Haskins Garden Centre’s in-house plant expert, Alasdair Urquhart, shares his top tips. We can all take simple steps to become more green-fingered when it comes to looking after our outdoor spaces. Haskins Garden Centre’s in-house plant expert, Alasdair Urquhart, explains that sustainability isn’t just a buzzword. “Sustainable gardening isn’t just a trend; it’s a responsibility…

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A guide to planting spring bulbs in the autumn

February 2, 2024

Haskins Garden Centre’s in-house horticulturalist, Alasdair Urquhart, shares his top tips to ensure your spring garden flourishes. September and October are the perfect months to begin planting your spring flowering bulbs. Planting in the autumn months gives time for the bulbs to establish so that they can flower at the right time the following spring.…

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Haskins Garden Centre’s Snowhill brings festive cheer to Home-Start

February 2, 2024

Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre in Crawley has donated 50 Christmas Bears to local charity Home-Start, as part of the centre’s annual festive charity scheme. Home-Start CHAMS is an independent charity offering practical support to families in the regions of Crawley, Horsham, and Mid-Sussex. Home-Start offers home-visiting volunteer support to families with children under five that…

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Companion planting: How to make your garden flourish this summer

September 18, 2023

Haskins Garden Centre’s in-house plant expert, Alasdair Urquhart, shares his top tips for the best plants to pair together Companion planting is one of the easiest ways to maintain a natural balance in your garden. It offers an organic and sustainable approach to gardening, promoting healthier plants, reduced pest and disease pressure, and improving overall…

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Hydrangeas in bloom: Bring some late-summer colour to your garden

September 18, 2023

Haskins Garden Centre’s in-house plant expert, Alasdair Urquhart, gives his tips on planting hydrangeas for late summer and early autumn colour. Late summer into early autumn is the perfect time to plant hydrangeas to add vibrancy to your garden. If you plant wisely during August and early September, you can ensure your garden flourishes with…

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Haskins’ rhubarb, orange and honey cordial recipe

March 7, 2023

Take spring from garden to kitchen with Haskins’ rhubarb, orange and honey cordial recipe. As the spring months begin to emerge following winter, Haskins Garden Centres has created a delicious and easy-to-follow rhubarb, orange and honey cordial recipe. March is the perfect time to start harvesting these unique vegetables and also plant your own home-grown…

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