Latest news from Haskins West End

Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone donates cuddly bears to local causes

December 15, 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

December 10, 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

December 10, 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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Safer Shopping

May 18, 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. Customers are encouraged to wear a face mask when inside our centres Use the sanitiser provided for both your hands and your trolley…

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Clarity and reassurance on disposal of plants due to COVID-19

May 6, 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

April 27, 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

April 8, 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

April 3, 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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Haskins Garden Centres awarded silver accreditation for investment in its team

March 13, 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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