For the ladies
Baskets of potted colour make quick sweet gifts. For a decorative touch, line the basket with a sheet of burlap, then set the pots inside. Try Princettias or the bicolour carnation ‘Olivia’.
For the foodies
Buy a coloured colander and plant up with fresh herbs and leafy greens. First, line the sides with a coconut fibre liner, cutting to size if needed. Part-fill with potting mix, arrange your plants, then backfill. To finish, add a wooden spoon painted with black chalk paint gift tag.
For furry friends
Don’t forget your loyal companions! For your feline pals, drill holes in the base of a stainless-steel pet bowl. Part-fill with soil and plant a mix of cat thyme, catmint and catnip. And for your canine buddies, planting pet grass (also known as cat grass) will provide a healthy snack they can graze on.
For the plantsmen
Succulents make the best gift for the novice or experienced gardener alike. Try planting them into a small Christmas tree by following our easy steps. Ideal as a table centrepiece, once the festive season is over, the plants can be replanted in the garden
or into small pots, if you wish.