Valentine’s gifts for gardeners

by Rhiannon James

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If you want to branch out from bouquets this year, try one of these gifts for garden lovers.

Heart to heart

  1. Large wooden box tray, £18.50 from The Orchard
  2. Large zinc heart with hessian strap, £28 from WhippetGrey
  3. Heart-handled toasting fork, £25 from Flax & Finch
  4. Metal cup candle-holder or mini planter £6.99 from Who’s it For?
  5. Lovebird garden path tea light holder, £12 from dotcomgiftshop
  6. Hanging tea light lantern, £7.99 from The Contemporary Home
  7. Cherub hanging tea light holder,with removeable glass inner, £8.95 from dotcomgiftshop

Wreaths for wooing

  1. Willow heart wreath in grey wash or white by OG Home, £7.50 from
  2. Driftwood heart wreath, £19.99 from The Contemporary Home
  3. Heart shell wreath by Buy the Sea, £24 from
  4. Small wire heart to be decorated simply using ivy or linen ribbon, £6 from WhippetGrey
  5. Love memo holder (to be used under shelter), £5.95 from Heart & Parcel

Love seats

  1. The Love Seat, £508 from Raymentwire,
  2. Le Versha chair by David Le Versha, £168 from Anthropologie
  3. Single oak-seated rope swing carved with own inscription (up to 20 letters), £329 including delivery from Sitting Spiritually
  4. Single seat storage bench, £165 from The Orchard
  5. White heart bistro set, £129.99 from Crocus,
  6. Double rainbow hammock, £64 from hen & hammock,
  7. Oak love seat in Tranquillity oak frame, £2,999 plus vat from Sitting Spiritually

Blooming Romance

  1. Zinc Amelie watering can display planter, £24.95 from dibor
  2. Pop-up seed paper heart by Plant a Bloomer, £6.50 from
  3. Set of three heart herb pots, £16 from dibor
  4. Wired-heart dish, £11.21 from Gertie & Mabel,
  5. Miniature cherry tree, £27.50 from Trees Direct
  6. Plantable wild flower paper heart bunting by the green gables, £14.95 from
  7. But if only flowers will do . . . . Venus and Mars bouquet inspired by the colour palette that Botticelli used in his painting Venus and Mars, £65 from The National Gallery shop


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