All of our deterrents have been proudly designed and manufactured in Great Britain
Everyone has a gardening friend in their life, and the tools they use can range from the most expensive secateurs to the simplest pot.
With Christmas just around the corner, it may be worth giving the keen gardener in your life a present that suits their pastime. But, if you’re not a gardener yourself, it may be hard to understand why your loved one might want a pruning saw instead of a bow saw – finding the right gift for anyone can be a daunting task.
Don’t worry though – here’s a round-up of the best gardening Christmas gifts for men and women so that you can get through the gift buying stage a lot faster and win many brownie points with your green-fingered friends.
Perfect for organised gardeners, or those who could do with a little scheduling help, this planner helps make sure every date and occasion is remembered. The diary features a 54-week view, along with additional space for note-making. Papier has a wide range of designs and personalised options, but ‘The Gardener’ is our favourite for any green-fingered friend.
Beautifully designed hanging bird table specially adapted for the RSPB to ensure that it’s safe for birds and easy to clean.
Crafted from FSC ® certified timber, this attractive table has one removable side and floor section, with smooth inner side panels for easier cleaning.
The low verdigris copper roof deters larger birds from landing and will gain even more character as it weathers.
Supplied with a natural rope hanging cord.
If you have a strong tree branch or sturdy bracket, you can hang a bird table. They should be set at least four feet (or 1.2 metres) off the ground, higher if you have agile cats in your neighbourhood
This crinkle design plant pot measures 8cm in diameter and is available in a choice of seven colours. Handmade by an independent seller on Etsy using a 3D printer and is crafted from eco-friendly and biodegradable materials including corn starch.
This gift trowel and hand fork set from Burgon and Ball features delicately painted handles and an engraved trowel head. The message reads, ‘the love of gardening is a seed once sown, that never dies.’ It’s endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society so you can be sure you’re gifting quality tools as well as a stylish set.
Our top 10 Christmas gift list would not be complete if it did not include our very own UK made cat deterrent, CATWatch unit is triggered, the Ultrasonic bursts cause the cat to retreat and the longer the unit is in place, the more effective it is. It is an innovative and humane way of banishing cats from your property. CATWatch is the only cat deterrent in world tested and approved by the RSPB. We think its a great Christmas gift for any birdwatcher as CATWatch will allow your gardens bird life to thrive come spring .
These DIY Beeswax wraps are a great, eco-friendly alternative to plastic wraps for food that will keep your produce fresh in a natural way. Created using food grade beeswax, organic jojoba oil, pine resin and a cotton fabric, these DIY kits come with everything you need for you to make your own.
A great feature of these wraps is that they are reusable. This would make a fantastic gift for the eco-conscious nature lover who is actively trying to reduce their plastic consumption.
The kit contains a set of detailed instructions, paintbrush and all three ingredients to create the wraps, including the cotton fabric. There are enough materials to make three wraps with the one kit.
Introducing the ultimate multi-purpose metal watering can, an elegant and versatile companion to help you grow your own.
Perfectly balanced with a long-curved spout for pinpoint accuracy, its removable oval non-drip brass rose makes it ideal for watering delicate seedlings, small plants and pots.
Available in gleaming copper or powder-coated steel in a choice of interior-friendly colours, it comes in a handsome gift box.
One of the best gifts for gardeners, especially those who don’t actually have much space outside. This zesty herb kit from Plant Theory comes with everything you need in order to grow your own herbs. The seeds and compost are organic and vegan and the kit is 100 per cent plastic free.
There are five classic cooking herbs in the kit, basil, chives, oregano, parsley and thyme, alongside biodegradable bamboo pots, wooden plant labels, vegan, peat free compost, a pencil, tweezer, jute bag and instructions. A whole series of gardening gifts in one, and even those gardeners who have everything will likely put these to good use.
Flasks are an essential item for gardeners; they keep us cool and hydrated in the summer and warm in the winter. This mug from Anthropologie is a great gift for gardeners as it does two jobs in one: it keeps cold drinks cold for up to 25 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours. Better yet, it has been beautifully designed by American stationery company Rifle Paper Co., known for its striking floral designs, and Corkcicle, a clever brand creating innovative barware and sustainable drinking vessels.
A practical and pretty gift, this would be a welcome addition to a gardener’s essential kit.
Each steel flask takes up to 16 oz.
Learn to recognize your garden birds with this beautiful Garden Bird Wall Hanging by Elwin van der Kolk. The English and Latin names are listed for each species, as well as if it is a resident or migratory bird. The top and bottom of the hanging has a wooden bar, and a sturdy suspension cord is attached to the top so it can easily be hung on a wall.
Elwin van der Kolk, the Dutch biologist and natural painter, was fascinated by the nature around him at a young age. He spent a large part of his childhood watching and drawing birds. In his drawings he tries to capture wildlife in such a way that the viewer is encouraged to admire and protect nature.