7 best Christmas gifts for gardeners

Green-fingered friends and relatives will love these garden-related gifts

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1. Grow Your Own Christmas Lunch

Food tastes particularly good when you’ve grown it yourself. That’s why we think this kit for cultivating Christmas veg is a winner. It comes with everything they need to grow their own carrots, red cabbage, sage and sprouts. Includes equipment and easy to follow instructions.

£14.99, oakroomshop.co.uk

2. Suction bird feeder

Designed to attach safely to a window with an innovative double-sided suction cup, this robust feeder can cope with extremes of temperature, and also features a drainage hole to keep food dry.

£17, sciencemuseumshop.co.uk

3. Eva Solo self-watering pot

It’s easy to forget to do your watering. This innovative glass and ceramic pot takes the hassle out of houseplants.

£30, coggles.com

4. Netatmo personal weather station

This clever station monitors conditions outside and in, from temperature and CO2 concentration to noise pollution and humidity. Keep track on your smartphone or tablet and share on your social networks.

£140, sciencemuseumshop.co.uk

5. Eco recycled coffee cups sundial

As its name suggests, this stylish sundial is made from recycled vending machine coffee cups. A despite the unlikely material, it has a heavy, earthy feel, like natural slate.

£19.95, johnlewis.com

6. Hunter Wellies

The classic boots have been given a fashionable makeover, these classic black boots have a gloss finish on the top section which come in this season’s key colours. We like this brick red colourway.

£95, hunter-boot.com

7. Seedling Design Your Own Birdhouse

Let the kids (or big kids) create a unique birdhouse for the garden. Kit includes acrylic paints and a paintbrush.

£24.95, fenwick.co.uk



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