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Sown Up: 31 Great Gifts For Gardeners

Delight the green-fingered folk in your life with a beautiful and useful gift for the garden.

To keep a garden is a labour of love. For all the intense pleasure that comes from seeing the first buds of spring poke through the soil and of harvesting fruit and veg lovingly tended for so long, there are the hours spent weeding and prepping soil in inclement weather, too. If, then, you share a garden and benefit from someone else’s toil and dedication, then Christmas surely calls for a show gratitude. And, as every good gardener knows, the best thanks comes in the form of a greater arsenal of tools and accoutrements with which to keep on digging. These are the things set to make a gardener’s world this Christmas.

By Nancy Alsop
October 2021

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OKA

Karama Daybed, £1,495

Form & Refine

Aymara Plaid Pattern, £264

Sarah Raven

Willow Trugs, from £34.95

Closet & Botts

Set of Espresso Cups With Rack, £22.95

Rowen & Wren

Rusted Outdoor Fireplace, £500

Objects of Use

Sneeboer Spade And Fork, £102 - £107.50

Ferm Living

Liba Watering Can, £65

Design House Stockholm

Greenhouse 2018, £760

Not On The High Street

Extra Large Zinc Lined Rattan Planter, £95

Life of Riley

Charcoal Waxed Gardening Bag, £79

Farrar & Tanner

Haws Green And Brass Watering Set – 1 Litre, £55

Rowen & Wren

Lali Mini Terracott Pot, £7

John Lewis

Serax Black Ancient Flowerpot, Grey, £19

Niwaki

Sakagen Flower Scissors, £32

Sarah Raven

Wicker Hedgehog House, £27.95

AG Hendy & Co

Garden And Shed Set, £46

Ferm Living

Plant Box Two Tier, £275

Viviana Degrandi for Rig Tig by Steltom

Green-It Garden Tool Set, £20

John Lewis

Personalised Wellie Boot Holder, 4 Pairs, £335

Norfolk Carrier Company

Gardener’s Bag, £9.50

Peter Lanyon

Dew Drop Bee Home, £35

Farrar & Tanner

Crafted Vintage Sand Leather Apron, £95

Garden Trading

Hawkesbury Round Head Pruner, £14

Petersham Nurseries

Luxury Gardening Hamper, £390

Burstenhaus Redecker

Leaf Brush, £41

Petersham Nurseries

Apron in Ochre Cotton, £65

Bacsac

Venitian Terracotta Watering Can, £59

Rowen & Wren

Cashmere Hand Warmers, £36

Sophie Conran

Danu Lantern, £145

Labour & Wait

Bird Caller, £9.50

Ivyline

Dakota Firebowl, £280

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