Christmas gifts to make gardeners happy!
Need to buy Christmas gifts for gardeners? These people are surely the easiest folk to please during the festive season. Why? Because they generally love anything planty. Whats more, they appreciate tools; outdoor clothing; soothing hand creams, books about gardens, wooden things and natural products
and much more. A love of gardens opens up a whole world of possibility when it comes to gifts. The Woody Parks oak leaf garden or home ornament is guaranteed to make your smile! Theres no stopping the march of time so heres a goody-bag of ideas for those garden-loving friends of yours.
How about a highly unusual growing gift?
These satsuma, mandarin
and grapefruit trees are actually fruiting right now! You'll be amazed at the full-sized fruit on such comparatively young plants. The largest is the grapefruit tree
which stands at around 90cm tall. Prices start from £35.99 (+p&p). The satsuma tree would make an unusual gift. What's more, you can eat it too! Click on the photo for more information.
Or a planter kit
Christmas will feel complete with one of these charming ceramic owl and bird planting kits. They come complete with Iris Harmony and Muscari bulbs, respectively, and are all ready for the recipient to grow at home. £6.99 and £9.99 (+ p&p). Click on the photos to find out more. The ceramic owl planting kit has Iris 'Harmony' which are delightful tiny iris plants. They can go out into the garden after they have flowered. The ceramic bird planting kit has white Muscari bulbs. It will make a very 'tweet' present for Christmas.
Wooden ducks for everyone!
Theres a wooden duck (from dcuk) themed to suit the recipient this Christmas. The wide choice includes a charming gardener duck; a pirate duck; fisherman duck; policeman; country gent, Santa, snowman, elf and even a graduation duck. Price: from £18.99 (+p&p). A Wooden pirate duck with a peg leg! He would make a great Christmas gift.
The wooden gardener duck has a nifty hat and would love to go to a garden-loving owner at Christmas.
Garden ornaments and statues
Ornaments for the garden make great gifts at Christmas time.|Owls about a flying owl ornament
perhaps? Made from painted metal with a vintage, aged finish, this creature looks rather like a barn owl at present but he's likely to turn into a tawny owl as he gradually rusts and blends into the scenery. Height: 38cm x width 74cm. £35.99 (+p&p). A statue ornament for the garden. This barn owl is made from metal and will be happy to grace any garden for Christmas.
Ornaments for the home and garden
Any grandfather who loves his garden would be delighted to receive a Grandpa Nature
ornament. This reconstituted stone ornament is suitable for the home or garden. Made by Carruth Studio in Co Mayo, Ireland, the moulds were made by George Carruth in his USA studio. They come gift boxed for the perfect present! Size: 26cm x 5cm. £23.99 (+p&p). Also available is the Woody Parks oak leaf ornament. He measures 25cm x 11cm and cannot fail to make the recipient smile! £20.99 (+p&p). Grandpa nature is a jolly little fellow with birds on his hat. He's made from reconstituted stone and would make a great gift for grandad.
Insect hotels and habitats
A beehive bee house
makes not only a charming insect hotel, but an attractive addition to anyones garden, however small. Encourage biodiversity and invest in this FSC certified refuge which is generously sized at 16cm x 12cm x 15cm. £10.80 (+p&p). A beehive bee or insect house makes a great gift for a garden and wildlife lover.
Mirror, mirror, on the garden wall...
Brighten up somebodys Christmas with a garden mirror.
They come in many different designs, including these cast iron ornate mirrors which not only reflect the light but also help to make the garden appear to be larger. Average size: 28cm x 2.5cm x 44cm. £26.99 (+p&p). A garden mirror will make a lovely present. It will make a garden look bigger!
No gardener should be without a notebook
and these RHS A5 hardbacks are just the job! They come in three different designs: Chrysanthemum, Passiflora and Rosa. They have 148 lined pages and are finished with an elastic strap. £7.85 (+p&p). Buy a gardener's notebook for a garden lover this Christmas. No gardener can do without one!
A Very Useful Thing indeed! String in a Tin
. It's simple but effective and every gardener will be able to use it. Just £7.99 (+p&p) String in a tin! Buy this twin in time for Christmas and your gifts will be all wrapped up!
Make a gardener happy this Christmas! Find something that he or she will dig! All these and more are available from www.perfectplants.co.uk