Sow seeds of love this valentines day
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We’ve curated a green-fingered wish-list of gifts available online, from exhibitors you’ll be able meet and buy from, across our events this year.
Will you be shopping at BBC Gardeners’ World Live or the BBC Gardeners’ World Fairs in 2023?
Please note that all gifts are subject to availability and delivery times of independent suppliers may vary.
Tickets make a great gift for anyone with green fingers, a day to look forward to!
With the flagship BBC Gardeners’ World Live at Birmingham’s NEC, 15-18 June, and the boutique BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair in the stunning setting of Beaulieu in Hampshire, 28-30 April, there are plenty of days to choose from. Plus, save the date for the BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair at Audley End House & Garden in Essex, 1-3 September – tickets on sale in March.
A Blackbird Sang – ‘If I had a flower every time I thought of you’ Leaf Decoration – £12.95
Give the gift that gives twice the joy this Valentine’s Day, with this delightfully thoughtful decoration – 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Perennial, the UK’s only charity dedicated to helping everyone who works in horticulture and their families when times get tough.
Enchanted Earth – Heart decorations – £19.95-£24.95
Add a touch of love to any garden with charming decorations, from planters to bird feeders:
A Blackbird Sang – Pot Stems: Everlasting Wildflower Cluster – £12.95
Looking for something that’ll bloom whatever the season? Give a sustainable and ever-lasting bunch of wildflowers – a lovely year-round enhancement to indoor plants.
Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants – Perennial flowers – £9.50-13.50
With so many blooms to choose from, Hardy’s has a selection of romantic and heart-shaped perennial flowers to choose from:
Unsure what to choose? Treat someone to a gift voucher!
Hardy’s has exhibited at Gardeners’ World Live every single year since our show opened over 30 years ago and 2023 is no different!
Home and Garden Extras – Decorative Rusty Roses – £19.99
Give a rose that will never wilt this Valentine’s Day, with this decorative rusty flower stake that’ll add function and style to flower beds, window boxes and plant pots. Add a cluster of stakes and watch as they rust over time to create a charming aesthetic and provide support for an array of blooms.
Ecosure – Ecosure Midi Metropolitan Water Butt Planter – £192
Doubling up as a stylish planter, this water butt can create a great focal point in any garden. With two outlets, the front can be attached to a garden tap and is at the right height for a watering can, and the back is designed to drain the water butt completely. Available in a variety of colours and effects, there’s a choice for every garden and style.
Hand Made Mosaics – Mosaic Heart – £25
Show your love with a touch of mosaic made by your own hands! The kit that includes everything you need, from base to tiles and grout. Available in a variety of colours, including pink and blue.
Hydria Life – Hydria Fountain Kit Bundle – £199.99
The latest bundle from Hydria Life comes with the Fountain Kit, Premium Planter and the Mindfulness Pebbles Collectible. Easy to set up and harnessing new battery technology, this remote-controlled water feature with lights can run for a 2-month period between charges and can be set up in minutes. Fitting in any planter wider than 30cm, bring the relaxing sound of water to any garden or balcony.
John Cullen Gardens – Herb Collection – £15
Perfect for those who equally enjoy the garden and the kitchen, this selection of organically grown herbs will be the perfect accompaniment for many meals to come. Perfect for a sunny windowsill and ready to plant out once Spring warmth arrives, the set includes Rosemary, Sage, Thyme, Chive and Oregano in 9cm pots.
Elly Harvey Silver – Garden Inspired Jewellery – £55 – £165
Whether you’re a fan of growing your own or wonderful wildlife, add it to your jewellery collection with these hand-made pieces from Dorset
STIHL – Cordless Gardening Equipment – £119 – £169
Tackle your garden with some new gardening tech!
John Cullen Gardens – Achillea Love Collection – £29.99
Give a gift that will last for years with a drought tolerant collection of Achillea that benefits the all-important pollinators and make a great cut flower. Containing 4 of the most popular red and pink Achillea, they can be planted right away as long as the ground is not frozen.
SeeHow – £47.99
A garden design tool for everybody, SeeHow is developed to help gardening see when plants will flower through Plantsticks. Each Plantstick shows the colours of individual plants, as well as how and when they grow and flower throughout the calendar year. Look ahead into how your garden could bloom in 2023.
Allet – Grooved Front Rollers – £199 – £219
If you’re looking to up your lawncare, this innovative grooved roller is a great addition to your kit. With 23% of its surface area in contact with the ground, the remaining 77% is ready to be presented to a the bottom blade, leaving you with a cleaner cut and less stragglers. With 2 sizes available (17”/20”), improve your straight lining with a more manoeuvrable mover and achieve most perfectly straight stripes.
Traditional Garden Growers – Natural Wool Pellets – £9.99
Improve your produce in a sustainable way by using wool pellets. Only needing a single application each year, they enhance the soil as they degrade and feed plants naturally. Easy to store and apply, this environmentally friendly option is made from 100% British wool and boast many benefits, including moisture retention, increased soil porosity, long acting fertiliser and slug deterrant.
Distinctive Iron Work – 4ft & 6ft “Loopies” – Multi Use Looped Planting Stakes – Set of 3 – £30 – £40
Suitable for both gardens and the allotment, grow either plants or vegetables against this planting system which can be formed into a variety of structures – from in line to arches, obelisks, fans and more!
A Great Escape Art – 100% Silk Scarves – £50 – £75
Bring a splash of horticulture to the wardrobe with a colourful silk scarf. Designed from original paintings, this collection of 100% silk twill and chiffon scarves reflect the changing seasons and all come with a matching care card and presentation box.
New year, new garden, new trends!
We’re through the garden gate into 2023, with a host of gardening trends blooming throughout the country. From house plants reaching dizzying heights of popularity, to the colour of the year ‘Viva Magenta’, read on for our full list of trends.
To get up close and personal with fresh garden inspiration, new plants, the latest gardening kit and more, join us in 2023.
Hand-picked by Pantone, the colour of the year has been named as ‘Viva Magenta.
Pantone describe the colour as ‘brave and fearless, and a pulsating colour whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative.’
Discover a world of colour and scent in the stunning Floral Marquee, bursting with award-winning nurseries and display.
Whilst your garden might seem to already be very green, it can always be greener!
Discover ways you can make gardening more sustainable, like upcycling common items to make stylish features. What was a pallet, hessian bags, bits of pipe, and tin cans, could become a planter, grow bags, water features, and wildlife habitats.
Be inspired by the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine editorial team as they’re joined by experts to give tips and advice.
Looking to go from soil to supper this year? Get brilliant advice from the National Allotment Society at the event.
Learn about the latest peat-free compost from exhibitors who can offer face-to-face advice.
Foliage doesn’t just belong outside – bring nature indoors and be inspired by the Houseplant Hub.
Beautiful Borders returns with this year’s theme ‘My Garden Escape’ to give you space savvy ideas.
Discover different ways you can let your garden bloom under a tighter budget, with advice from expert gardeners.
Visit the BBC Good Food Summer Show (with free entry with your ticket!) and discover the latest foodie trends.
Feeling inspired? Find out what else is happening at BBC Gardeners’ World Live this June!