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!”

An amazing response – over 50 decorative metal Sunflowers sold already! …

Only one week since launch and already 55 Sunflowers have been sold A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS SUPPORTED THE ST GILES HOSPICE GARDEN PROJECT SO FAR Only a week ago, the St Giles Hospice garden project was officially launched and already supporters have purchased over 50 Sunflowers to help fund not onlyContinue reading “An amazing response – over 50 decorative metal Sunflowers sold already! …”

Successful Launch Event

‘The Moments that Matter’ garden project, in support of St Giles Hospice, was launched last Thursday. nikki archer (st giles director of supportive care), alex rogers (st giles occupational therapist) and ann bond (st giles volunteer receptionist) seen here with karen tatlow and deputy lieutenant of staffordshire mr jeremy cotton. A great evening was hadContinue reading “Successful Launch Event”

Garden Launch Event!

St Giles Hospice “The Moments That Matter” garden project is being officially launched … 23rd January, 6.30-8.30pm, St Giles Hospice, Whittington. Come along to the Launch Event of the St Giles Hospice garden project … everyone is welcome! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-story-of-a-rhs-show-garden-tickets-84152156365 Join award winning RHS garden designer Karen Tatlow to hear the ‘STORY OF A SHOW GARDEN’Continue reading “Garden Launch Event!”