Gardens do not look their best at this time of year but we can all dream of the coming summer months where we can sit outside with a drink in our hand and warm ourselves in the sunshine. And what better time to give our lackluster gardens a touch of sparkle and colour with these gorgeous handmade gifts. If you know a friend or family member who loves gardening, or simply someone who likes to sit outside and soak up the scenery and views, they will be more than pleased to get a gift they can place outdoors and get years of pleasure from.
We all receive presents for the home and sadly the garden gets neglected, but in the warmer months, this is where we spend the majority of our time so why not with Christmas coming up, use this as an excuse to pamper our deserted gardens. We have sourced some amazing garden products to brighten up your outdoor space and put a smile on your gardening friends face.
These Hand Blown Glass Ball Decorations £15.95 (middle) by the Balcony Gardener are available in an array of beautiful colours and finishes, they really will add a touch of magic to your garden and make a great Christmas decoration.
This Hand Blown Glass Cane Topper – £14 (top right) will add a touch of elegance to your planting and will also prolong the life of the cane and turn your garden into a shimmering oasis of colour.
We love this Handblown Glass Lily Garden Sculpture (top left) by The London Garden Trading Company for £44.75.
Also by the same company is this Glass ‘Tulip’ Garden Sculpture for £24.95 (bottom left). This beautiful sculpture will enhance any planting scheme and makes an unusual and welcome present for the keen gardener who has everything. It comes in a range of colours – Plum, Rose, and Green.
These beautiful handblown Metallic Glass Friendship Garden Balls – £29.75 (bottom right) are finished with a stunning metallic effect, and are traditionally known as symbols of friendship.They sparkle in the light the way a good friend brings sparkle to your life.
The Copper Lily Garden Sculpture – £24.75 (top left) by The London Garden Trading Company is designed to complement any garden border or brighten up pots on a patio. Each lily varies in shape and colouration which makes each piece unique.
Also by the same company is this wonderful Copper Chalice Garden Sculpture – £24.75 (middle bottom) which may be used as a bird bath or contemporary garden sculpture.
Check out this unusual Copper Rain Chain (bottom left) priced at £135 by Jane Trozzo. The chains will weather naturally and take on a beautiful verdigris patina. They would look beautiful if hung over this Hammered Copper Effect Splash Bowl (top right) for £40, created by the same artist.
This Cylinder Oil Burning Torch (bottom right) for £34.75, made by The London Garden Trading Company, is also available in a globe shape.
How cute is this Driftwood Heart by Lily and Lime? Costing only £20, (top right) each of their gorgeous Driftwood Heart Plaques are a combination of reclaimed driftwood formed into the traditional romantic shape to create unique pieces of art.
Speaking of driftwood, Coasting Along make these gorgeous Driftwood Sculptures for £50, (top left) an ideal present to remind you of the seaside.
Garden Trading have made this superb Wooden Herb Pot Stand with Six Pots for £40, (middle bottom). It’s enough to make you want to start growing stuff yourself! Have a seat on one of these Three Mushroom Seats, (bottom left), created by Ben May for £215.
There may not be much room (sorry). My last recommendation is not actually made of wood but it does look like a tree and would look stunning on a bare wall. Made by Wychwood Deli, (bottom right), The Under Wychwood With A Twist for £295 is a stunning work of art.
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