Christmas is coming, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what gifts to buy for your friends and family. If you have a gardener in your life, read on! In this blog post, I will share some of the best Christmas gifts for gardeners this year in Singapore. I hope this list helps you find the perfect gift!
- Singapore Botanic Gardens Desk Calendar 2023 – The calendar features beautiful botanical watercolour artwork by Sri Lankan artists and brothers James and Charles de Alwis, and were painted between 1893 and 1907. Get it here for $13 before it sells out like it usually does.
- Digital Gift Card – Not sure what to get a friend or family member who loves gardening? Why not get him or her a gift card instead? Potta Plantta, The Garden Store, Noah Garden Centre and Tumbleweed offers digital gift cards from $30.
- NaturalGRO liquid fertilisers, soil conditioners and plant protection – NaturalGro now offers a range of products to suit any gardener. Buy one product, or save by getting their bundle combo. Prices start at $25 for the bundle combo, find it here.
- Plant a Tree Mug from ShiokFarm – Plant a tree on behalf of your friend when you gift him or her this mug, available for $20 each here.
- Easy Peasy Gardening Kit by Soil Social and Seed Folks – Perfect for beginner gardeners, this kit includes a choice of basil seed mix (dark opal, lettuce and lemon basil) or a pair of ornamental plant cuttings, 3.8L root pouch, spade, watering device and 5L soil mix. The kit will be accompanied with growing guide and a step-by-step video to guide you through the process. Pick from either an edible or ornamental plant kit, get it here for a festive price of $42.
- Tropical Plants in Focus: Botanical Illustration at the Singapore Botanic Garden – Authored by Michele Rodda, this book outlines the development of botanical illustration in Singapore, and in particular at the Gardens. It showcases a selection of illustrations which can be viewed in person at the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Botanical Art Gallery. Buy the book here.
- Locally made plant pigments from Wild Dot – Have a friend or family member who enjoys painting? Why not get them some locally made plant pigments? Made from plant parts sourced from Indigo, Yellow Flame tree, Blue Butterfly Pea, Orange Cosmos and Mango tree. Shop their products here.
- Bollywood Farms Christmas Hamper – Impress your friends or family with this Christmas hamper. It contains 1 free Bali basket, 1 2023 calendar, 1 loaf ginger bread sliced banana bread, 1 pot of Lemongrass, 1 bottle chocolate chip cookies, 1 bottle pandan cookies, 1 bottle papaya pickles, 1 bottle Ikan bilis & peanuts, 1 bottle Sambal, 1 Bollywood badge, and 1 Bollywood keychain. Get it at $80 nett, please enquire at 68985001.
- Pass It On Plantable Candles – Each plantable soy candle comes with a paper lid embedded with seeds and a vessel that can be reused as a cache pot, or buy candle refills to keep reusing the vessel. With each purchase, one or more trees are planted by their NGO partner. Prices start at $35. Get it here.
- Giant Monstera Throw Blanket – Measuring 2 metres by 2 metres, this fleece lined throw blanket is a statement piece on the sofa or bed. Get it for $143.21 on Frecklepot’s Amazon store here. Stylish aroid pillows and begonia or monstera tufted rugs are also available on their Amazon store.
Do you have recommendations for Christmas gifts for gardeners in 2022? Share them in the comments below!