Gifts for gardeners
by Rhiannon James
credit: Shane Adams
Whether you’re looking for present ideas for the gardeners in your life or your own little letter to Santa, here’s our pick of the best garden-related gifts.
Last ordering date for Christmas delivery is 19th December unless otherwise stated.
1. Set of ten plant labels, £6.95 from The Balcony Gardener, www.thebalconygardener.com.
2. Seasonal guide to British vegetables tea towel, £9 from Berry Red, www.berryred.co.uk.
3. Jam jar tea light holder, £1.75 from Oliver Bonas, www.oliverbonas.com. Last ordering date is 22nd December.
4. Flower dead header, £3.99 from Crocus, www.crocus.co.uk. Last ordering date is 20th December.
5. Wild Herbs plantable records (filled with mixed herbs), £8.50 from The Balcony Gardener, www.thebalconygardener.com.
6. Gnome garden candles, £7.50 each from Berry Red, www.berryred.co.uk.
7. Bird seed muffin, £3.50 from Wellington and Barrow, www.wellingtonandbarrow.com.
8. Compostable watering can, £5 from the Eden Project, www.edenproject.com/shop. Last ordering time is noon on 20th December.
9. Gardeners’ notebooks made from recycled paper, £2.50 each from RE, www.re-foundobjects.com.
10. Outdoor pine torch, £9 from Hen & Hammock, www.henandhammock.co.uk. Last ordering date is 20th December.
1. Rake coat rack, £20.50 from Barbed, www.barbedshop.co.uk. Last ordering date is 20th December.
2. BeesNees bee houses by Ester Comunello for All Lovely Stuff, £20.50 for a set of three from SCP, www.scp.co.uk. Not available to buy online.
3. Sophie Conran compost scoop, £16.95 from Burgon & Ball, www.burgonandball.com.
4. Psychedelic salad kit (includes five types of seed, growing pots, compost and plant markers), £13.50 from Plant Theatre, www.plant-theatre.com. Last ordering date is 20th December (21st for express delivery).
5. Plantini miniature hothouse (includes flat-pack miniature plant house, planting pot, compost and viola seeds), £24.95 from Another Studio for Design, www.another-studio.com.
6. Albertus thermal flask, £20 from Berry Red, www.berryred.co.uk.
7. Vintage outdoor candle pot, £19.95 from Nordic House, www.nordichouse.co.uk. Last ordering date is 20th December.
8. Blossom bird bath, £18.50 from The Balcony Gardener, www.thebalconygardener.com.
9. Birch planter made from bark with waterproof liner, £25 for a set of two from Plümo, www.plumo.com. Last ordering date is 19th December (midday on 21st December for express delivery).
1. Glass tea lights, £30 for a set of five from The Balcony Gardener, www.thebalconygardener.com.
2. Steel seed box (small), £40 from Ingarden, www.ingarden.co.uk. Last ordering date is 13th December.
3. Daisy metal plant theatre, Christmas reduction from £49.99 to £39.99 from Plant Theatre, www.plant-theatre.com. Last ordering date is 20th December (21st for express delivery).
4. Double insect and bee factory, £40 from Wudwerx, www.wudwerx.folksy.com. Last ordering date is 16th December.
5. Large personalised Plantabox with wheels and a plastic liner (plants not included), £37.50 from Plantabox.com, www.plantabox.com. Last ordering date is 20th December (21st for express delivery).
6. Herb planter, £29.75 from The London Garden Trading Company, www.notonthehighstreet.com/thelondongardentradingco.
7. Dynamo solar radio, £33 from Maiden, www.maidenshop.com.
1. Tina 605 left-handed grafting and general purpose horticultural knife (a right-handed version is also available), £52.69 from Quality Garden Tools, www.qualitygardentools.com. Last ordering date is 16th December.
2. Light storm lantern, £61.50 from LSA International, www.lsa-international.com.
3. Set of three galvanised planters with recycled rubber handles, £55 from Garden Trading, www.gardentrading.co.uk.
4. Tall wooden shelf unit, £95 from Garden Trading, www.gardentrading.co.uk.
5. Cast iron fire bowl, small £84, large £168 from Sally Bourne Interiors, www.sallybourneinteriors.co.uk. Call 020 8444 3031 to order and to check Christmas delivery dates and stock availability.
6. Three Birds Boskke sky planters (designed in collaboration with the JaguarShoes Collective), £99 for a set of three mini ceramic sky planters from Boskke, www.boskke.com/shop. Last ordering date is 14th December.
7. Giant ‘2012’ champagne cork stools for outdoor or indoor use, £85 each from Impulse Purchase at Notonthehighstreet.com, www.notonthehighstreet.com/impulsepurchase.
1. Bumblebee hive with lodge (includes a voucher for the live bumblebee hive which can be redeemed between April and August), £137.50 from the Eden Project, www.edenproject.com/shop. Last ordering time is noon on 20th December.
2. Copper and glass mini greenhouse cloche, £132.99 from Black Country Metalworks, www.blackcountrymetalworks.co.uk. Last ordering date is 18th December.
3. Handmade wire animal head, £120 from The London Garden Trading Company, www.notonthehighstreet.com/thelondongardentradingco.
4. hemDing Vintage platter, £129 from Theo, www.theo-theo.com. Last ordering date is 21st December.
5. Table grill by Eva Solo, £199 from Skandium, www.skandium.com. Last ordering date is 12th December.
6. Illuminated outdoor chemist vases, small £469 and large £949 from Occa-Home, www.occa-home.co.uk. Last ordering date is 16th December.
7. Vintage table and benches with folding legs reclaimed from a pub in Bavaria, Germany, £325 from Bubbledrum, www.bubbledrum.co.uk. Last ordering date is 16th December.
8. Dome 60 wood-fired oven, £1,100 from Jamie Oliver, www.jamieoliver.com/wood-fired-ovens. Call 020 3375 5399 to order.