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Gifts for indoor gardeners and houseplant lovers

Plant Subscription. Picture; Leaf Envy
Plant Subscription. Picture; Leaf Envy

From amazing pots to a plant subscription service!

Here is another in my presents for gardeners series, whether for Christmas or birthdays – this time for those who like their plants indoors. it’s a booming market, as people realise the calming effect of living alongside houseplants, as well as the health benefits, including better sleep.

Plant & Pot Plant Subscription, from £35, Leaf Envy

Love houseplants but not sure where to start? Leaf Envy helps you every step of the way, sending you a plant a month with the option of a planter direct from the grower.

These plant experts favour classic shapes, quality materials and modern, minimalist design for pots, and unusual leaf shapes, textures and patterns for plants. If you have a problem, the Plant Doctor is on hand to help.

There’s no commitment, you can pause, or cancel anytime. If buying as a gift, write their delivery address instead of yours when you checkout.

Limited Edition Christmas Orchids, from £25, Love Orchids

Treat someone special with a British-grown orchid gift delivered direct to their home from the country’s largest orchid grower, Love Orchids. The Limited Edition Christmas range includes:

  • Orchid planter with LED lights £30 + free delivery: Two Phalaenopsis orchids (30-50cm tall) in a zinc planter with LED string lights. Batteries included.
  • Mini woodland-style orchid £28 + free delivery: Phalaenopsis orchid (30-50cm tall) in a glass vase with decorative pine cones, birch twig, bark and moss.
  • Statement orchid £25 + free delivery: Phalaenopsis orchid (55-75cm tall) in either a luxury metallic or cream glazed ceramic planter with decorative birch twigs.
  • Glam Orchid with LED lights £28 + free delivery: Phalaenopsis orchid (55-75cm tall) in a metallic ceramic pot with LED string lights. Batteries included.
Vibes planter range. Picture; elho
Vibes planter range. Picture; elho

Vibes planter range, from £4.89, elho

This range of indoor planters has a ribbed, textured finish both outside and a slightly rounded body and organic, natural shape.

They’re finished in four new pastel shades – butter yellow, delicate pink, deep blue and silky white. In sizes 14cm (£4.89); 16cm (£5.99); 18cm £7.49) and 22cm (£10.49).

Off White Ceramic Tall Face Design Pot Cover. Picture; The Contemporary Home
Off White Ceramic Tall Face Design Pot Cover. Picture; The Contemporary Home

Off White Ceramic Tall Face Design Pot Cover, Large, £15, The Contemporary Home

Why the long face? If you like a bit of humour in your pot covers, then you’ll love this planter! It measures 11.2cm x 18.7cm x 10.8cm.

Set of 2 Stratton Tapered Cement Plant Pots. Picture; Garden Trading
Set of 2 Stratton Tapered Cement Plant Pots. Picture; Garden Trading

Set of 2 Stratton Tapered Cement Plant Pots, £20, Garden Trading

Simple, sturdy and lightweight, these pots are made from poured cement, ideal for minimalist modern spaces.

Whether you favour green plants or simple succulents, the pots’ natural colours, let their beauty shine through.

Plant Watering UFO. Picture; Red Candy
Plant Watering UFO. Picture; Red Candy

Plant Watering UFO, £15, Red Candy

This chromed glass flying saucer features a spike to anchor it at the base of the plant and a removable cork for easy filling.

The spaceship then slowly releases the water inside to the plant over an extended period of time, meaning you don’t have to water it so often and simply refill it once the UFO is empty.

Flora and Fauna Watering Can. Picture; Annabel James
Flora and Fauna Watering Can. Picture; Annabel James

Flora and Fauna Watering Can, £16.95, Annabel James

This indoor watering can from Burgon & Ball’s Flora and Fauna collection is crafted in durable galvanized steel. It has an elegant slender spout for targeted watering.

The Flora and Fauna collection with bird designs uses artwork from the Royal Horticultural Society’s Lindley Library.

Blush Pink Fern Ceramic Planter. Picture; Dibor
Blush Pink Fern Ceramic Planter. Picture; Dibor

Blush Pink Fern Ceramic Planter, £15, Dibor

This plant pot has a delicate ‘washed on’ blush pink glaze that allows the ornate lines of the crackle glaze to show through, and features a striking, timeless textured fern design in a contrasting burnt umber.

Ideal when positioned on a windowsill or sideboard, this ceramic pot can also be used in the conservatory or outside on the patio or in the garden during the summer but it is not frost resistant. Height 12cm x width 13cm.

Cotton ECO-TWIST Plant Pots. Picture; Tabitha Eve
Cotton ECO-TWIST Plant Pots. Picture; Tabitha Eve

Cotton ECO-TWIST Plant Pots, £15, Tabitha Eve

These wonderful little rope bowls are perfect for displaying plants or storing other bits and bobs. Made from 100 per cent cotton ECO-TWIST.

The small one measures 14cm x 11cm, the large one 16cm x 13cm.

Amaryllis with vase and lights, £17.99, Suttons

Everyone loves an Amaryllis but this year, Suttons is selling one with a twist! This Amaryllis is presented in its own vase with lights to create a wonderfully warm atmosphere.

Lava Plant Punctatum - Green Flame. Picture; Suttons
Lava Plant Punctatum – Green Flame. Picture; Suttons

Lava Plant Punctatum – Green Flame, £29.99, Suttons

A new variety to Suttons Lava Plants – the lava stone provides support, moisture and nutrients to the plant, which needs a minimum temperature of 15°C.

Lava Punctatum grows slowly and continuously forms new glossy, broad and shiny leaves. The leaves branch randomly and develop comb-shaped ends. Full instructions are supplied.

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