Presents the houseplant gardener will love
Here’s the last instalment of gardening gifts for Christmas – presents for indoor gardeners (see also stocking fillers, main gifts and children’s gardening. Growing houseplants has become fashionable again – so enjoy these plants and presents all year round!
Full of beans
Coffee Plant in Retro Can (main image): Coffee plants make attractive houseplants and in 3-4 years, you could get fruit. Tin designs may vary, 12cm, £14.99, www.suttons.co.uk.
A garden on your windowsill
Garden Time Windowsill Kits: Choose from Herb Garden, Fragrant Garden, Strawberry Garden and Sunflower Garden – each with a galvanised metal windowsill container, seeds, compost and instructions, £7.95, www.mr-fothergills.co.uk.
Simple watering system
Yula watering can and planters: In two colour combinations (pistachio/white, and grey/white) and a semi-gloss finish, two planters and a matching watering can are available. Planters use the Lechuza wick watering system that simplifies plant care, £9.99 to £19.99, www.lechuza.co.uk.
Marble-effect container with free plant
Stone plant container: Crafted from marble-effect stone, in various colours. The 18cm planter fits 9cm plants. Pick your FREE 9cm succulent plant from – Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Jade, Beaucarnea Recurvata, Sansevieria Cylindrica Braid, Sansevieria Zeylanica (Snake Skin Plant) or Sansevieria Cylindrica Fan, £17.99, www.dobies.co.uk.
Collection of cacti
Cactus Mixed Collection: Three cacti supplied in 5.5cm (2in) zinc pots (designs may vary). Varieties selected to include a mix of range currently available, £12.99, www.thompson-morgan.com.
Jute plant pots set
Set Of 3 Woven Plant Pots: Made of jute and ideal for a lover of houseplants, £18.50, www.gardentrading.co.uk.
Danish designer plant stand and pot
Ferm LIVING – Plant Stand And Sekki Plant Pot: Elegant black plant stands from the Danish designer brand, £32; shown with Sekki Charcoal pots large, £42, www.cloudberryliving.co.uk.
Scaramanga – Curved Terracotta Plant Pot, large: Rustic 16cm diameter pot, hand-thrown in natural terracotta clay and kiln-fired, £7, www.scaramangashop.co.uk.
Can the can
Watering Can: A 5-litre steel watering can in carbon black, finished with a brass rose, £30, www.hurnandhurn.com.
Update old pots
White Posca Pen, Mitsubishi Pencil Company: Embrace indoor gardening and update old pots. Each pen contains non-toxic water-based paint which can be used on metal, wood, glass, plastic, plaster, canvas, fabric and more. To make permanent on terracotta, bake in the oven at 220°C for 45 minutes, then spray with clear varnish, £2.69, www.uniball.co.uk.