Valentine's Day great gift ideas for gardeners
If you'd like to give the gardener in your life a Valentine's Day gift packed with a bit more thought this year, this is the gift list for you! We’ve curated a gift list made up of bestselling items from the exhibitors confirmed to be at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018, the top event for hands-on gardeners, at Birmingham's NEC from 14-17 June.
Let's not forget that BBC Gardeners' World Live tickets make a great gift too! Book today with instant delivery to your inbox with our online discount >
Read on for the ultimate list for the hands on gardener this Valentine's Day...
Begoina 'Million Kisses Valentine', £8.99 + p&p, Brookside Nursery. Shop now >
Who could resist a plant named Begonia Million Kisses Valentine this Valentines' Day? This is a stunning new addition to the popular Million Kisses range.has a dark leaf and vivid red flowers. Continual flowering from April to October this Begonia is low maintenance with no deadheading or trimming required. Coping well in both droughts and heavy rain, this is understood to be one of the most vigorous trailing Begonias available.
Growhouse, £299 + standard delivery (£24), Access Irrigation. Shop now >
This small Growhouse is designed to stand on a patio, gravel or the soil and can be moved around the garden. Aluminium structure with 25 year framework guarantee. For strength and safety, this model is glazed in toughened safety glass.
Potty feet, from £14.95 + p&p, Jardinopia. Shop now >
These quaint plant pot feet make a fabulous gift and really add something special if you're giving your loved one a container plant for Valentine's Day. Potty Feet come boxed, with three different design options, butterflies, hares or dragonflies.They are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Limited edition Valentine's vases, from £340 + p&p, Moorcroft. Shop now >
Operating out of the original brick factory in Stoke-on-Trent, complete with its own Grade II listed bottle oven, Museum and Heritage Visitor Centre, Moorcroft uses the proprietary glazes and distinctive slip-trailing methods pioneered by William Moorcroft at the end of the 19th century. These limited edition vases would make a stunning gift for a very special Valentine this year.
Beehive, £185 plus p&p, Gardeners Beehive. Shop now >
Here's something sweet for your sweetheart! If you've ever wanted to have bees or help bees, but you're not bee a beekeeper this could be just the thing for you. The Gardeners Beehive is like a bird box for bees and it's been crafted just right, so the bees will just move on in.
Rainwater Terrace, Valentine's offer £109 for the 2-tier incl delivery (usually £129), Design4Plastics. Shop now >
Rainwater Terrace is a water butt that you don’t need to hide away. It collects and stores rainwater for use in your garden or home. Water cascades through the whole system, watering planters on the way and any excess is returned to the drain keeping the stored water fresh. Water is stored on several levels and can be drained off into watering cans through fast-flowing tubes that also indicate the amount of water you have left. The modular system comes in a range of colour options.
Love Organic tote bag, £15, Garden Organic. Shop now >
Celebrate all things organic this Valentine’s Day with Garden Organic's special edition tote bag, ethically made from 100% organic cotton. You could pair it up with gift membership too, with two options: Garden Organic membership (£33/year) or Garden Organic plus Heritage Seed Library membership (£51/year). The later of which, if purchased in early February, will be in time to order seeds from the Heritage Seed Library seed list. Join Garden Organic now >
Spa, starting from £4,590, Softub. Shop now >
If you're really looking to blow the budget this year push the proverbial boat out with a Softub. They're ultra portable, quiet, weather resistant, comfortable and versatile. Best bit is that they don't require a concrete base and only need one person to install it - so it can be up and running the same day!
Grizzly AGS72-2 Cordless Battery Grass Shears Set, £74.99, Grizzly Tools. Shop now >
Give your loved one the freedom of cordless gardening! Including two different cutting heads, the non-stick blade coating allows for precision shaping at any angle. This grass shear set comes with an additional telescopic shaft that allows for trimming at ground level whilst you remain upright, simply pushing it along. Weighing in at less than 1.5 kgs it’s perfect for battery powered general garden maintenance!
BBC Gardeners' World Live Gift Vouchers, from £10. Shop now >
Gift vouchers always make a fantastic present – and what better for a garden lover than vouchers that can be used to book tickets to BBC Gardeners’ World Live! Gift Vouchers offer your loved one flexibility and choice, as they can choose their ticket type, their day, theatre sessions and even the Show - as our Gift Vouchers are valid for any one of our BBC Good Food Shows too!
You can get more sweet gifts and delicious ideas for Valentine's Day from the BBC Good Food Show Summer
And for the best day out for gardeners