Christmas Gifts For Gardeners 2018
Christmas is a time for family reunions, laughter, great food and great gifts. Christmas can be hard for our gardener friends with short, cold days and lifeless gardens. This is why it is essential we take special care and attention to Christmas gifts for gardeners 2018.
Although next spring seems a world away gardeners are thinking and planning six months ahead of time. No matter whom the important gardener in your life is you can guarantee a well placed Christmas gift will bring joy to their heart. Gardeners love anything to do with gardening including gift sets, books, tools, seeds and gardening gadgets. We have put together 20 of the best Christmas gifts for gardeners 2018! Now you will have everything you need to treat your gardening loved one this Christmas.
Window Bird Feeder
Get an intimate view of your local garden birds with this fantastic, clear window mountable bird feeder. Christmas and winter is the time when birds need feeding the most and this feeder will bring bird watching to your living room. Your gardener friend will absolutely love this cool Christmas gift giving them joy for years to come. Check Prices
Areo Garden Herb Kit
Grow fresh herbs in your kitchen no matter what the weather or time of year. Christmas is a happy time but for gardeners that enjoy fresh herbs in summer winter can be a sorrowful affair. This Aero garden herb grower will make sure you always have fresh kitchen greens whatever the time of year. Check It Out!
Window Seal Electric Propagator
One of the annual battles of gardeners is trying to beat the spring frosts. A few days of good weather in March can drag the gardener into a false sense of security with some spring frosts lasting until Late May. Late frosts can destroy a gardener’s whole season of plant growing which is why growing under cover is so important.
This Window Seal Electric Propagator will allow your gardener friend to raise seedlings in spring without the need to worry about frosts. This propagator is especially useful for tomatoes and chillies making a great Christmas gift for gardeners 2018.Available Here.
The RHS Encyclopaedia of garden Plants
As most gardeners will tell you will never know everything about plants. Most gardeners are driven by a deep spiritual pull to all things natural meaning they have a lust for knowledge. Gardeners seem to enjoy countless hours of research and reading especially when the weather is bad outside.
This is why gardening books make great Christmas gifts especially with the erratic weather conditions of 2018. ‘The RHS Encyclopaedia of Garden Plants’ has an extensive range of the main popular garden plants as well as handy tips and tricks. This is a truly perfect gift for gardeners 2018. Check it out.
Garden Scare Crow
Every now and then your favourite gardener will experience a pest or two. Whether birds are pecking at their cabbages or cats fertilising the flower borders, pests are a common issue.
The thing is most gardeners are nature lovers and would rather not use chemicals or harm the pests involved. The great thing about living in 2018 is technology has created modern solutions to age old problems. This robotic scare crow’s motion sensor detects oncoming intruders and swivels to point in their direction.
It then squirts a fine powerful jet of water causing them to flee in terror and commonly never return. This cool garden gadget is effective against garden pests including deer, rabbits, Herons, Foxes and Cats. The robotic scare crow is an effective method of pest control and makes a perfect Christmas gift for gardeners. Available on Amazon.
Weeding is one of the most unfavourable gardening jobs but you simply cannot escape the labour of controlling weeds. These pioneers of the plant world are able to colonise any soil and out compete any cultivated plant.
Weeds with their deep roots and ruthless self seeding will never completely be defeated! But there is a gadget that makes weeding so easy it can actually become fun! That’s right! The thermal weeder makes weeding so easy it’s a must have Christmas gift. This device pulses extremely high temperatures onto the weed cooking it to its core.
Just place the nozzle above the plant for three seconds, it will shrivel and die within a couple of days. The Thermal Weeder is the best new weeding gadget on the market today! Imagine a garden free of weeds forever! Get it Here!
Hot and Sweet Chilli Kit
Gardeners are always experimenting and by their nature always enjoy a challenge! Much of the gardener’s excitement is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the garden.
Growing exciting, unusual and challenging crops such as chillies allows the gardener to test his skill! ‘The Hot and Sweet Chilli Growing Kit’ challenges the gardener rewarding him with fresh organic chillies with a sting in their tail. Here.
Gardeners Hand Care Gift Set
Most gardeners will tell you gardening is hard work. The truth is most people who try gardening find this out within the first ten minutes! Only the strong and passionate will survive to become true gardeners at heart.
To the gardener the rewards of gardening far outweigh the downsides and physical effort. Gardeners are a tuff breed but every now and then need some extra tender loving care. One of the most suffering attributes of the gardener is their hands.
This Gardeners hand care makes a perfect Christmas gift for gardeners 2018. Make sure your gardener loved ones don’t have cracked dry hands this Christmas time. Get it here.
Herb Cutting Scissors
One of the most commonly rewarding activities for gardeners is cutting fresh herbs grown at home. Kitchen gardeners are famous for their very compact herb bushes of Thyme, Rosemary, Oregano, Mint and Sage. The reason they have such healthy, compact and high yielding herb bushes is they harvest them regularly.
Such herb pruning is great to encourage fresh new growth but can make base stems robust and hard to cut. This is why herb cutting should be carried out with professional Herb cutting scissors. These will cut your gardeners herbs cleanly, on mass with no chance of damage or disease.
These Herb Cutting Scissors make an effective and affordable Christmas gift for gardeners 2018. Check Them Out.
Every gardener whether they are young, middle aged or senior are exposed to vigorous physical activity and the elements. Although these facts make our gardener friends tougher than the average they appreciate gadgets which make things easier!
One of the most common problems for gardeners is bending problems from years of putting weight on their knees. If helping older gardeners to be more comfortable or preventing younger gardeners from injury the garden kneeler is a must. Anything which makes gardening easier and more comfortable makes a great Christmas gift for gardeners. Available at Amazon.
Bushnell Game Camera
One of the mysterious things about gardens is they are a living breathing entity that never sleeps. Most gardeners are completely unaware of what creatures are lurking around their plot in the darkness.
The Bushnell game camera gives you the opportunity to take images and videos of whatever walks past at night. These cameras are used by professional wildlife cameramen to take footage of rare wildlife such as big cats. These gadgets will make a great Christmas gift for gardeners 2018. Check prices.
Bonsai Growing Starter Kit
Gardeners are always striving to develop new ideas and skills. Bonsai is an ancient art practiced by Japanese cultures for centuries. Trees and shrubs are given limited root growth with small flat pots.
Using gradual watering and nutrient feeding the trees develop a miniature appearance resembling grown mature trees. This Bonsai Growing Starter Kit will introduce your gardener friend to the amazing world of Bonsai this Christmas. Check it out.
Peacock Garden Ornament
Every gardener loves wildlife. But the beauty of this charming peacock ornament is exquisite and will brighten up any outside space. Cheer up your gardener loved one this Christmas with this exotic Peacock garden ornament. Here.
Bird Box Cam
Song birds are the gardeners best Friend. They eat garden pests, sing the morning chorus, look beautiful and give the garden a feeling of joy. In recent years song birds have been in decline. By feeding local birds and erecting nesting boxes we can give them the extra help they need.
But this can be taken a step further with the nesting bird box live camera system. Watch the laying of eggs all the way to feeding and the raising of young. This Bird box camera is a garden gadget your friends will love making a fantastic Christmas gift for gardeners 2018. Available on Amazon here.
Monty Don The Complete Gardener
Monty Don is a world renowned gardener with a wealth of knowledge of garden design, horticulture and horticulture. Monty is passionate about organic nature and sustainability within the landscape.
Recently completing a tour of gardens from around the world Monty has compiled his gardening knowledge, discoveries, and tips this fabulous new book. This book is guaranteed to make a fantastic gift this Christmas 2018. Check it out.
Artistic Garden Bug Hotel
The small bugs and beneficial insects such as bees and wasps which we take for granted in the garden are the key to organic pest control. Insects such as sawflies, ladybirds and solitary wasps devour all our garden pests reducing the need for chemical pesticides. This makes our gardens more ecological and better for the environment.
These beneficial insects love nooks and crannies especially tubular tunnels to lay their eggs. Insect, bug hotels like the one above give these insects the shelter they need to live and thrive in your garden. Some of the latest designs are extremely artistic with aesthetic designs! Artistic Bug hotels will make a great Christmas gift for gardeners 2018. Get it here.
Solar Powered Meerkat
Garden ornaments have always been a treasure for the gardener. Figurines and ornaments of animals can add a fun, light hearted mood to the garden! Meerkats have become especially popular in recent years and this solar ornament is sure to be a hit with your gardener friend. Using solar technology this little guy lights himself up so will never be out of sight in the garden. Available here.
Garden Tool Gift Set
With so many jobs to do in the garden it is sometimes hard for the gardener to organise himself. This compact and manoeuvrable garden tool set will make any gardeners day keeping all its tools neatly packaged in one cartable case. This garden tool case includes garden trowels, a spray bottle, pruners, cutters, twine and much more. This compact tool set makes a great Christmas gift for gardeners 2018. Check it out.
Solar Ball Wind Chimes
These solar ball wind chimes are guaranteed to light up any dark cold winter’s day. The traditionally designed wind chimes do everything other wind chimes do but with coloured solar balls levitating in formation. These chimes will give a magical feel to garden patios balconies and make a great Christmas gift. Check it out.
Seed Box Gift Set
Excite your gardening friends with this seed box gardening gift set. The diverse array of seed varieties inside means there will be no shortage of fresh vegetables next summer. This seed box gift box set makes the perfect Christmas gift. Check it out here.
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