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Residents At Local Care Home Grow A Winning Sunflower

Residents at Magnolia Court care home in Golders Green recently entered the Age UK Barnet Gardening competition. They were joined by team members and got busy planting to create a beautiful haven full of bright flowers and herbs.

Barchester’s Magnolia Court entered several of the competitions categories including most ingenious container and tallest sunflower.  Residents sent off their photo graphic evidence and were delighted when they heard they had won the tallest Sunflower.

Octavian Stanciu General Manger at Magnolia Court care home, said: “Some of our favourite days this summer have been spent in our garden. We really enjoyed taking part in the competition and we are delighted to have helped Age Uk Barnet raise some much needed funds for the amazing work they do.”

‘We’re so delighted to have won – it made our day. We will create a new project in our garden with the vouchers we have won.” said Tammie from Magnolia Court’s Life Enrichment team, whose sunflower was an impressive 236cm high.

Bill, resident at Magnolia court said “I knew that sun flower was a winner, it was so tall and when they bloomed they all looked amazing lined up against the wall.”











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