Ruby Sunflowers

You can help us celebrate 40 years of care at St Margaret's Hospice Care throughout 2020 by growing special Ruby Sunflowers. Ruby Sunflower sowing chart

Have fun helping us raise awareness and vital funds to continue providing hospice care and support across Somerset. Get involved in our Ruby Sunflower home activities such as the Ruby Sunflower Sweepstake - let's get growing!

Ruby Sunflower competition

Calling all sunflower lovers! You are invited to take part in our Ruby Sunflower competition. You could grow a towering sunflower and enter it in our Tallest Sunflower competition, or let your imagination flow and enter an artistic sunflower in our Most Creative Sunflower competition.

Click here to enter yourself into our Ruby Sunflower competition.

Buying Ruby Sunflower seeds

Buy your Ruby Sunflower seeds here

Click here to buy your Ruby Sunflower seeds in our online shop.

With every order of Ruby Sunflower seeds, you will receive a FREE Ruby Sunflower Colouring Sheet and Sweepstake. 

Sunflower Activites

Get kids to colour in their own Ruby Sunflower, or come up with a new sunflower that they would like to grow. Once their masterpiece is complete take photos and upload them to social media #RubySunflowers - and don't forget to tag us in!

Or take on the Ruby Sunflower mini quiz, and test your sunflower knowledge.

Download and print here:

St Margaret's Sunflower Colouring in sheet

We hope these put a smile on your face, if they did it would be amazing if you felt you could donate any amount large or small to help us continue to provide care and continue to offer compassion and reassuranceto those facing a life-limiting illness. Click here to donate.

Ruby Sunflower Sweepstake

Growing our Ruby Sunflowers is a great activity to do at home - you can do it in your garden, on your balcony or your sunny window sill. Have fun with family and friends, asking them to guess how tall your sunflower will grow in our Ruby Sunflower Sweepstake.

To get involved just follow these 5 easy steps:

Step 1 Purchase your seeds online here.

Step 2 Play the Ruby Sunflower Sweepstake

Step 3 Ask everyone to donate to play

Step 4 Write their name in a box and guess how tall they think your sunflower will grow.

Step 5 Share the photos of your #rubysunflowers - don't forget to tag us in!

Keep growing your Ruby Sunflower until it's as tall as it can be, then take your measurements. Whoever guessed the closest height is the winner!

Ruby Sunflower Sweepstake

You will receive your Ruby Sunflower Sweepstake sheet in the post with your Ruby Sunflower seeds, but here's some more sheets if you need them:

Download your Ruby Sunflower Sweepstake sheet here.

Once everyone has played, all you need to do is donate the money raised to St Margaret's Hospice Care.

Paying in your donations

Click here to find out how to pay in your donations in here.

Get social with your Ruby Sunflowers



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