Marie Curie Hospice Garden Opening
On 2nd July, the Marie Curie Hospice Garden in Solihull will be opening for the first time for the National Garden Scheme. Visitors can enjoy two large, formally laid out patient’s gardens and indoor courtyards, as well as features including a vegetable plot, a long border adjoining the car park gardens and a stunning wildlife and pond area. Activities for children include a quiz, garden hoopla and wildlife zone. The garden has been designed as a place of peace and comfort for patients, their visitors and staff to enjoy.
National Garden Scheme Chief Executive, George Plumptre will be attending the opening which will include a tea party with light refreshments, to help raise money for the charity. Admission to the garden is £3.50 for adults and children go free.
The National Garden Scheme has been supporting the hospice sector since 1997 and has raised £4.5 million for hospice care. There are 10 hospice gardens opening this year in support of the National Garden Scheme. You can find your nearest hospice garden here.