July 2021 - Squire's Garden Centres

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Squire’s celebrate 85 years with a delicious Anniversary Cream Tea

Afternoon Tea Week Afternoon Tea Week runs from 9-15 August 2021, and it is a celebration across the UK of the great British tradition of taking afternoon tea. Afternoon Tea was introduced in Britain in 1840 by Anne, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, who would often become hungry around four o’clock in the afternoon. The […]

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New Non-Executive Directors at Squire’s Garden Centres

Squire’s Garden Centres has appointed two new non-executive Directors, Rob Collins and Tony Perkins. Rob Collins has held various roles within the John Lewis partnership and recently retired as MD of Waitrose. Tony Perkins was Audit Lead Partner at BDO, a top five international accounting firm, where he worked with Squire’s for many years. Sarah […]

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Squire’s Garden Centre Manager writes children’s book

Chris Dartnell, Manager of Squire’s Garden Centre in Washington, has written a captivating children’s book called ‘Most animals like to…’, with beautiful illustrations by Helz Cuppleditch who also works at Squire’s. The book is aimed at children aged 3-5, and is about animals who have fun yet unusual habits which are reflected in their names, […]

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Give your plants a holiday!

If you are going away this summer, spare a thought for your plants, who will be having a staycation at home (again!). In hot weather, water can evaporate quickly from the soil and plants can dry out. While it might be tempting to pack up your prized plants into your suitcase, there are alternative ways […]

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Squire’s encourage local school children to grow their own

Children at two schools in Surrey have been learning to grow their own thanks to a vegetable planter pack from Squire’s Garden Centres worth over £230! Danetree Primary School in Ewell and Bisley Primary School in Woking both won the prize after people nominated their favourite school on Squire’s Facebook page, then two winning schools […]

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