Don’t miss the RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2020 Virtual Show!

Thursday 7th May sees the launch of the very first ‘Virtual’ RHS Malvern Spring Festival and with it, a virtual tour of the St Giles Hospice ‘Moments that Matter’ garden, led by garden designer Karen Tatlow. https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/malvern-spring-festival/news/2020/virtual-rhs-malvern-spring-festival Calling all RHS Garden Show fans and St Giles Hospice garden project supporters! … Who would have thoughtContinue reading “Don’t miss the RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2020 Virtual Show!”

‘The Moments that Matter’ metal Sunflowers continue to be on sale to help raise funds for St Giles.

The ‘Moments that Matter’ metal Sunflowers continue to be on sale. IN RESPONSE TO THE URGENT NEED FOR FUNDS IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES, 50% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL NOW GO IMMEDIATELY TO ST GILES AND WILL NOT BE KEPT ON HOLD. While the St Giles garden project itself continues to be ‘on hold’ in response to theContinue reading “‘The Moments that Matter’ metal Sunflowers continue to be on sale to help raise funds for St Giles.”

With a heavy heart, St Giles Hospice garden project ‘on hold’.

On Monday 16th March 2020 the RHS made the following announcement; “Following the Government update on 16 March 2020 and ongoing situation with COVID-19, all RHS Shows, Garden Events and school visits will be cancelled with immediate effect until 30 June 2020.  “With the Government no longer supporting mass gathering events due to the impactContinue reading “With a heavy heart, St Giles Hospice garden project ‘on hold’.”

100s of metal Sunflowers manufactured to support St Giles Hospice

A sneak preview of how the metal Sunflowers art installation will look in the ‘Moments that Matter’ Show Garden in support of St Giles Hospice. Buy a Sunflower, help create a unique Art Installation and show your support for St Giles Hospice. 100s of metal Sunflowers have been manufactured to help support St Giles Hospice.Continue reading “100s of metal Sunflowers manufactured to support St Giles Hospice”

The Team behind the Sunflowers

A. T. Services Engineering Ltd are manufacturing the metal Sunflowers for the St Giles Hospice garden project. Meet the crew proudly presenting their first prototype Sunflower! More used to sheets of metal, than delicate petals, Rob Tunnah, Director and Owner of A.T. Services, was more than a little bit bemused when approached to make 100sContinue reading “The Team behind the Sunflowers”

Sunflower ‘Factoids’

Five fun facts you may not know about Sunflowers Help support the St Giles Hospice garden project and keep spreading the word about SUNFLOWERS! Metal Sunflowers are being sold to help raise funds for a garden project for St Giles Hospice. The Sunflowers are being sold for £20 each with 50% of the proceeds goingContinue reading “Sunflower ‘Factoids’”

The story behind Sunflowers and the Hospice movement.

Sunflowers have long been symbolically associated with hospice care, the yellow sunflower being the emblem of the hospice movement. But what is the story behind the Sunflower and why is this? … No one can help but smile when greeted with the sight of Sunflowers, their heads tilted in exaltation towards the sun. Bright andContinue reading “The story behind Sunflowers and the Hospice movement.”

Show me the Sunflowers!

The metal Sunflowers being sold to support the St Giles Hospice garden project have their very own photo shoot …! SEE THE PICTURES OF THE ST GILES SUNFLOWERS HERE. Hundreds of decorative metal Sunflowers, the Sunflower being the emblem of the hospice movement, are being sold to help fund a garden project in support ofContinue reading “Show me the Sunflowers!”