With Christmas on the horizon, you might have started thinking about presents for your loved ones. Let’s have a look at some of the best cool gardening gifts for your green fingers friends this Christmas.
Kabloom Butterfly Wildflower Seedbom
We adore this first item on our list of cool gardening gifts. Looking like little grenades, Seedboms are perfect for encouraging butterflies to your garden. Toss them into your outdoor space and the biodegradable shell will break down, leaving the seeds behind which will bloom and blossom into a wonderful array for wildlife. This could be an awesome stocking filler or secret Santa gift.
National Trust Membership
By giving the gift of a National Trust membership you’ll open up gardens and open spaces for the recipient to visit. You’ll also help protect incredible places for future generations. From coastlines to castles, protecting these locations for the future is a wonderful thing to do. You’ll also get a pair of binoculars if you pay by annual direct debit.
Personalised Gardening Gloves
Make sure everyone knows which pair of gloves is theirs by going personal this Christmas. The most perfect gift for any gardener as they’re not only personalised, they also protect again thorns and nettles. How about a personalised gardening apron too?
Wellington Boots are the perfect footwear for your garden. They come in all shapes and sizes and are ideal for keeping your feet warm whilst working outside. Take a look at fantastic wellies available here.
Next on our list of cool gardening gifts is something traditional and quaint. To keep those wellies clean you need a decent boot brush. Not only practical but also an attractive item to keep by your front or back door. It also has an inbuilt boot jack to help you remove your footwear.
RSPB Dewdrop Bee Biome
Support the RSBP with this Dewdrop Bee Biome. It provides nesting tubes for solitary bees as well as shelter from other insects in the garden. It’s made of FSC timber with a bamboo finish. The perfect gift and a wonderful addition to any garden!
Want to help look after the bats? This ideal bat box gift is made from durable wood and is absolutely weatherproof. It can be hung on a tree or wall and comes with pre-drilled holes and fastening strips. Help the bats with this great addition to our list of cool gardening gifts.
Everyone loves hedgehogs and now you can help look after them! This wooden hedgehog box helps provide safety from predators and give hedgehogs a sheltered and quiet space for hibernation.
In those new wellington boots we mentioned further up, you need to protect your feet. Bamboo socks are not only breathable they wick away the sweat from your feet. There are loads on the market but we love the range from That Socks.
The e-pots Paper Plant Pot Maker is a great way to create biodegradable pots from newspaper and scrap paper. It comes in plastic-free packaging to reduce your single-use plastic consumption. It’s a cute, time-saving tool and great fun for green-fingered kids too.
This easy to assemble planter from VegTrug is perfect for small gardens, patios and balconies. It raises the height of your herbs to stop you having to crouch, bend or potentially damage your posture. Made of durable cedarwood, it looks stunning and is ideal for your array of herbs.
Gardening Books – Top 10 Gardening Books That Will Up Your Gardening Game!
There are so many amazing gardening books out there and they offer advice and information about how to get the most out of your space. One that is particularly great right now is The Well Gardened Mind as it looks at the importance of nature on your wellbeing and mental health. Swap the green for the green!
So there’s a whole pile of cool gardening gifts that are perfect for green-fingered loved ones this Christmas. Which are you favourite and which would you be proud to give and pleased to receive?