Gifts for gardeners



I’ve been asked for gift ideas for gardeners. Easy!

Here are just a few suggestions

The Flower Farmer’s Year, an interesting and very enjoyable book by Georgie Newbery of Common Farm Flowers.  Georgie also runs courses in Somerset as well as sending out #Britishflowers by post which I can highly recommend.

Anything from The Gluttonous Gardener, years ago I bought my brother a Wine & Vine, the wine has long gone but he makes his own with grapes from his vine.

Frilly Pickers are two friends who have set up in Wokingham and offer a range of gardening services. I got 4 hours of gardening for my birthday which was ideal for kick starting a project.

Membership to National Trust, the National Garden Scheme, English Heritage are all firm favourites, allowing you to visit when the mood (or road) takes you.

We can never predict what the weather will do but you can bring the garden in with these faux plants from OKA, they’re so realistic.

Sally Swannell has a stunning range of artwork which can hang on the wall, whether it is a picture or you make your own display with any number of cards in a frame.

A nice gift that always looks bright and cheery in the garden whatever the weather is  piece of glass art from Quintessential Glass, I have 2 in my garden and when I look out of the window I see a flash of colour.

Another book that might be of interest is The Plant Lover’s Guide to Snowdrops by Naomi Slade, I never knew there were so many species of snowdrops!

After all that gardening and with books to read you’ll need somewhere to sit.  I really love the bright and cheery company Deck Chair Stripes, the windbreaker takes me back to windy days on the beaches (who remembers those parental words “never mind the weather we’re here at the beach for the day” in the 70s?).

I hope you will find something of interest that will make you smile!


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