Hampers for Garden Lovers

Here are a couple of gift ideas for garden lovers - send them a hamper!  Many hampers help gardeners soothe their hands after time in the garden, digging, weeding, planting, raking leaves, tidying... Some are to tuck into and enjoy after all that fresh air and outdoor activity.  But there are also one or two for those who love wildlife and would love to tempt more birds and bees into their gardens.   Here are a few gift ideas...  
French Linen Watering Can

French Linen Watering Can  
The timeless re-usable, metal watering can arrives with some lovely gardening gloves. The contents mean you can take care of yourself after your session in the garden, with hand lotion, body soap and hand wash, all featuring milk thistle fragrance.
From Hampergifts

Woodlands Wooden Planter from Hampergifts Woodlands Wooden Planter
Hampergifts have this delightful Woodlands Wooden Planter, full of goodies for the gardener in your life to spoil themselves with after gardening.  As well as a miniature trowel, miniature space and gardening gloves, this planter has a wooden nail brush (handy for getting the earth out of your nails), hand care items (including a hand wash and hand lotion), body scrub and body lotion, and bath soak, bath salt and bath soap.  Oh, and there's a loofah, too!  What's more, it's all presented in a re-usable wooden herb planter.  Click here to go to Hampergifts.
Gardener's Pamper Gift from Virginia Hayward Gardener's Pamper Gift
Virginia Hayward has this lovely Gardener's Pamper Gift, with products from the Scottish Soapworks.  It comes with a Salt Sea Scrub, Gardener's Hand Cream and Gardener's Tradional Soap, all in a tin with a clear lid.   Go to Virginia Hayward here.
Winter in Venice Gardeners Gift from Virginia Hayward Winter in Venice Gardeners Gift from Virginia Hayward
This comes with a collection of Winter in Venice goodies - hand wash, body lotion, hand scrub and bath soap.  It also has a pair of garden gloves (size M), a wooden nail brush and a resuable plant pot so you can use it after finishing the goodies or emptying the contents.   Go to Virginia Hayward here.
Visit Whittards of Chelsea to see their range of hampers and gift boxes

Visit Whittards of Chelsea to see their range of hampers and gift boxes
From £3
The one pictured right is called Tea on the Lawn (£115) but Whittards of Chelsea have quite a range of hampers starting at £3 for a mini caddy gift box right up to £125 for their Keen Bean Coffee Hamper.   There's something for tea, coffee and hot chocolate lovers in their selection, with Christmas themed hampers as well.  Plus they also have gifts themed along Alice in Wonderland with a Mad Hatter's Hamper.  Yes, honestly!  Go to Whittards of Chelsea's website to see their range of hampers


 Never mind a hamper - send a crate!

Never mind a hamper - send a crate!

Suttons Seeds' online store have rustic crates in a multitude of colours and sizes, and what's more, you can personalise some of them as well!   The crates are made from FSC sustainably sourced wood, and they of excellent quality.  They are mobile, so they can go with the recipient from one home to another.  Some come in different colours, while the Stacks of Flavour items come with the seeds you need to grow things in e.g. a salad, herbs, vegetables, chillis, depending on what you choose to send.   Click here to go to Suttons to view their range of crates.