Looking for inspiration for gifts for your flower and garden loving friends? Look no further, here’s our top ten, featuring our own products plus our favourites from the web
1) Cheeky chickens: Hand crafted in Cape Town, these cheeky chickens add fun and frivolity to a kitchen or conservatory, or can even be kept outside peeking out from under a shrub or planter. Call F&G on 020 8673 2480.
2) Kew Gardens’ gardening gloves: These hand made leather gloves are functional and fancy, featuring the Kew Gardens crest. Visit http://shop.kew.org/kew-gardening-gloves.html
3) Christmas Wreath: Flower and Garden’s hand made Christmas wreaths and garlands feature fir, holly, ivy and spices, dotted with vibrant red berries, pinecones and fruits. Send one to a friend! Call F&G on 020 8673 2480.
4) Tin Town: From key rings to clocks and wall art, Tin Town is a beautiful selection of metallic gifts and home accessories that bring the magic of South Africa into the home. Call F&G on 020 8673 2480.
5) Children’s Garden Gift Voucher by Rocket Gardens: Children will love this voucher for vegetable seeds that are easy to grow in the garden, pots, containers or grow bags. www.rocketgardens.co.uk
6) Vases by Gertrude Jekyll: Originally designed by Miss Jekyll herself in the late 1800s, these elegant flower glasses create a clean and uncluttered look to show off flowers to their best advantage. Call F&G on 020 8673 2480.
7) Burgon & Ball Kneelo: An essential item for any keen gardener and a great gift: a Burgon & Ball Kneelo will make bulb planting easier all round. Call F&G on 020 8673 2480.
8) A ‘bulb lasagna’: Flower and Garden can create a layered bulb planter that will bring waves of spring colour to a window box or patio. Call F&G on 020 8673 2480.
9) Gardener’s Rescue Kit: Indulge in Great Elm Physick Garden’s organic herbal preparations after a hard afternoon of gardening. www.great-elm.com
10) Bright floral lamps from Heath Nash: Made from recycled plastic, these funky, fun and flowery light shades make the ultimate addition to any home. Call F&G on 020 8673 2480.