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Garsons PYO Farm Eco Punnets

PRESS RELEASE: Family-run garden centre and farm shop, Garsons of Esher, is mounting its own war on plastics. This summer, it has introduced fully bio-degradable cardboard punnets for its Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables and plans to phase out all plastic punnet versions by the end of this year.

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The Wicor School Jack Sausage

Green-fingered pupils from Wicor Primary School have joined forces with the butchers at Garsons of Titchfield to create a new sausage using an ingredient foraged from the school grounds. The Wicor Jack Sausage has been made by Owton’s, which runs the butchery counter within the award-winning garden centre, using a wild herb called Jack by the Hedge, or Hedge Garlic, picked by the children.

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Funds in the bag for marine conservation charity

PRESS RELEASE: Family-run garden centre and farm shop, Garsons of Titchfield has raised £2,138 for marine conservation along the southeast coastline, simply by asking for 5p for plastic carrier bags. The sum has been collected over a 12-month period from the sale of bags at both Garsons of Titchfield and its sister site in Esher, Surrey and will be donated to the Marine Conservation Society.

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Winner of The Greats Gift Retailer Awards 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Garsons has been named the Best Garden Centre for Gifts in the country.

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The Toy Industry Awards

Garsons has been recognised in the national Toy Industry Awards for creating magic and theatre for children within its toy department.

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Proud to stock eco swimwear

Press release: Garsons Esher is one of the first shops in the country to stock a range of ecological swimwear made from abandoned fishing nets rescued from the oceans. The garden centre now has 12 different lines of the Ecolast swimwear from Zoggs which began life as waste material harmful to marine life.

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