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Hampers for Garden Lovers

Here are a couple of gift ideas for garden lovers - send them a hamper!  Many hampers help gardeners soothe their hands after time in the garden, digging, weeding, planting, raking leaves, tidying... Some are to tuck into and enjoy after all that fresh air and outdoor activity.  But there are also one or two for those who love wildlife and would love to tempt more birds and bees into their gardens.   Here are a few gift ideas...  
French Linen Watering Can

French Linen Watering Can  
£39.00
The timeless re-usable, metal watering can arrives with some lovely gardening gloves. The contents mean you can take care of yourself after your session in the garden, with hand lotion, body soap and hand wash, all featuring milk thistle fragrance.
From Hampergifts

Gardeners Mini Herb Tin Set

Gardeners Mini Herb Tin Set
£40.00
This is available from Crabtree & Evelyn from their famous Gardeners' collection.  This MIni Herb Tins gift set has a trio of planting tins, a wooden tray & three of Crabtree & Evelyn's handcare essentials, namely the Gardeners' Hand Wash (300 ml), the Gardeners Hand Recovery Scrub (100g), and Gardeners' Hand Therapy (100g).  From Crabtree & Evelyn

Woodlands Wooden Planter from Hampergifts Woodlands Wooden Planter
£36.00
Hampergifts have this delightful Woodlands Wooden Planter, full of goodies for the gardener in your life to spoil themselves with after gardening.  As well as a miniature trowel, miniature space and gardening gloves, this planter has a wooden nail brush (handy for getting the earth out of your nails), hand care items (including a hand wash and hand lotion), body scrub and body lotion, and bath soak, bath salt and bath soap.  Oh, and there's a loofah, too!  What's more, it's all presented in a re-usable wooden herb planter.  Click here to go to Hampergifts.
 Bumper bird food gift box

Bumper bird food gift box
£29.99
The RSPB has this Bumper bird food gift box full of a fantastic selection of seeds, suet and nibbles - every kind of top-quality treat, that will attract a wide variety of garden birds.   It's lovely to sit and watch the birds visit the garden - we thoroughly enjoy watching them have a drink form our bird bath - so treat the garden lover in your life to a hamper to help wildlife and feed the birds.  
From the RSPB

Gardener's Pamper Gift from Virginia Hayward Gardener's Pamper Gift
£24.99
Virginia Hayward has this lovely Gardener's Pamper Gift, with products from the Scottish Soapworks.  It comes with a Salt Sea Scrub, Gardener's Hand Cream and Gardener's Tradional Soap, all in a tin with a clear lid.   Go to Virginia Hayward here.
Winter in Venice Gardeners Gift from Virginia Hayward Winter in Venice Gardeners Gift from Virginia Hayward
£27.50
This comes with a collection of Winter in Venice goodies - hand wash, body lotion, hand scrub and bath soap.  It also has a pair of garden gloves (size M), a wooden nail brush and a resuable plant pot so you can use it after finishing the goodies or emptying the contents.   Go to Virginia Hayward here.
Visit Whittards of Chelsea to see their range of hampers and gift boxes

Visit Whittards of Chelsea to see their range of hampers and gift boxes
From £3
The one pictured right is called Tea on the Lawn (£115) but Whittards of Chelsea have quite a range of hampers starting at £3 for a mini caddy gift box right up to £125 for their Keen Bean Coffee Hamper.   There's something for tea, coffee and hot chocolate lovers in their selection, with Christmas themed hampers as well.  Plus they also have gifts themed along Alice in Wonderland with a Mad Hatter's Hamper.  Yes, honestly!  Go to Whittards of Chelsea's website to see their range of hampers

 

 Never mind a hamper - send a crate!

Never mind a hamper - send a crate!

Suttons Seeds' online store have rustic crates in a multitude of colours and sizes, and what's more, you can personalise some of them as well!   The crates are made from FSC sustainably sourced wood, and they of excellent quality.  They are mobile, so they can go with the recipient from one home to another.  Some come in different colours, while the Stacks of Flavour items come with the seeds you need to grow things in e.g. a salad, herbs, vegetables, chillis, depending on what you choose to send.   Click here to go to Suttons to view their range of crates.  

 

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