Gifting can always prove to be a tad baffling, especially when you come to the conclusion that all the things that can be gifted have either been gifted or the person has them. Then, what do you give someone that is truly unique and stylish? A gift that will be of value, and not lie in some obscure corner, never to be seen again! The usual showpiece or a painting, unless it is an expensive one, is passé. Nowadays, gifts also symbolize the creativity of the giver. The more unusual and eye-catching, the better it is. And price tag, most often doesn’t come into the radar. A great way to gift interesting and eye catching present is by taking into consideration the hobby of the person. So, if you know that the person for whom you are looking for a gift has a garden, then why not give a gardening gift. Furthermore, if you too possess a garden, then why not look for a gift from your own garden? There are a wide variety of garden-themed gifts that are available. They are quite attractive, apart from being inexpensive, which anyone would love to have. Moreover, gardening gifts will show your appreciation for the beauty and love of nature. Given below in the article are a few interesting gardening gifts that you can go for.
Interesting Gardening Gifts
Gardening books are big, fat and colorful. And they contain tons of information related to gardening. If the person you are gifting is a beginner at gardening, then a gardening book can be the best gift choice. Select a gardening book that carries information on plant diseases, pests and pesticides, and weeds. The book should have all the information that would help a novice in gardening.
A sapling, either of a flowering plant or of an herb, is another excellent gift. A small decorated pot planted with a single or more herbs, which the receiver can keep at the window sill is a perfect way to gift a sapling. If the person whom you are gifting has a garden, then a beautifully decorated tray with a collection of exotic vegetable saplings is another great gardening gift. You can also throw a packet of seed or a couple of bulbs for good measure.
Gardening tools are the most common types of gardening gifts that are available. From a simple rake to sprinklers, you will have a wide range of choices here. Then there are sears, gloves, designer flower pots, trimmers, in short anything that is required to work in the garden. Gardening tools are also very easily available. As such, you don’t have to look high and low for them.
Gift voucher is always the best form of gifting. A gift voucher or a certificate from a gardening specialty store or a nursery will give the freedom to the receiver to choose what he/she pleases. The person can get whatever gardening tools or plants he/she wants. Another benefit of a gift voucher is that the receiver can use it whenever he/she wants, as most gift vouchers come with a 6 month to 1 year validity period. So, if someone wants to buy a seasonal plant, one can wait and buy it later, as and when required.
Nowadays gardening is all about being organic. So, almost all gardens depend on compost for fertilizer. That is why a compost bin can become a very handy gardening gift. You can either buy a terracotta compost bin from a store or gift a medium-sized barrel with a lid, complete with earthworms. Compost bins come in various sizes; so you can take your pick.
Bee Houses/Bird Boxes
Bee houses or bird boxes not only enhances the beauty of the garden, but also perform certain functions that every gardener will appreciate. If it is a flower garden, then bee houses are the best, as the bees will pollinate the flowers. The honey received at the end of the season is an added bonus. Bird boxes are good for any type of gardens. They are the best insecticides of nature.