Gifts for Gardeners

Giving a gift is such a special thing to do, if you’re buying a present that you’ve seen online or in the shops, it’s not easy to tell how useful, wonderful or lasting the gift will be in reality, when you haven’t tried it yourself.  With this in mind, I have sought out some super gift ideas, which I have reviewed and tested, so that you can hopefully find the perfect presents for your friends and family this Christmas.

The Crafted Garden 
By Louise Curley
Photography by Jason Ingram
ISBN: 978-0-7112-3629-5
Published by Frances Lincoln Limited

The Crafted Garden is a book full of ideas of flowers, seed pods, twigs, pinecones, and other lovely things, that you could find (and grow) in your garden or at your allotment, and use in simple craft projects.  The activities are arranged according to the season, to help you find craft ideas and inspiration for every time of year.  

The One-pot Gourmet Gardener – delicious container recipes to grow together and cook together
By Cinead McTernan, with photographs by Jason Ingram
Published by Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 978-0-7112-3590-8

Cinead McTernan has devised 25 container recipes for her book, ‘The One-pot Gourmet Gardener’, so you can grow the ingredients you need for one dish, in a single pot, on your front step, in your garden or at your allotment.