With Christmas just around the corner it's time to start thinking about what gifts to spoil your loved ones with this Festive Season. Growing gifts are a great alternative to traditional perishable, plastic or battery operated gifts, and they're better for the environment and waistline too!
Here's our top picks for growing gifts this Christmas, or if reading is not your thing, then you can browse the range here.
- Grass Hair Kits - These cute little critters make the perfect gift for kids and adults alike. At under $5 they make perfect stocking stuffers, school friend gifts, or office gifts for colleagues. There is a huge selection of different designs to choose from (including a full Christmas range). Growing their grass hair makes them interactive and educational, and decorating their hair once it is grown is so much fun. Check out the full range here.
- Insect Houses - With the world becoming more conscious about protecting our bees and pollinators, these cute wooden Insect houses make the perfect gift for the person with everything! These houses have been specifically made to attract native bees (many of which are stingless), beneficial insects and butterflies. They even come with a sachet of insect attracting flower seeds. By welcoming these little creatures into your garden you're doing your little bit to ensure our crops continue to be pollinated for years to come. View the full range of insect houses here. We also have a huge range of bee and butterfly attracting flower seeds.
- Herb Grow Pouches - Herbs are hardy and can grow in even the smallest of places, including on a windowsill. Our Herb Grow Pouches are a complete kit, they come with soil pellets, seeds and the packaging turns into a waterproof pot. At just $5 they make a great corporate gift for staff, or as a thoughtful gift for anyone who likes cooking. They are light weight and slimline, so are perfect for posting too. Six varieties to choose from. View the range here.
- Bio Pot Kits - These kits are beautiful little gifts for the environmentally conscious. These coloured biodegradable bamboo pots come complete with seeds and soil to get growing straight away. These compact pots fit perfectly on a windowsill. At just $9.95 they make for affordable gifts for teachers! Six varieties to choose from. View the Bio Pot range here.
- HydroGarden - If you're looking for a super unique gift, then you can't go past the HydroGarden hydroponic kit. The HydroGarden allows you to grow fresh herbs, veggies and flowers indoors anywhere. The HydroGarden provides the right amount of light, water and nutrients to your plants, making growing super easy. The kit comes complete with everything to get started including: growing medium (vermiculite), growing light, herb seeds and nutrient sachets. Just add water! This unit is compact enough to sit on a desk and takes minimal space on a kitchen benchtop. View the HydroGarden here.
- Little Gardeners Mini Greenhouse - Get the kids into gardening with their own mini greenhouse kit. This cute kit comes with everything you need to build your own greenhouse, it comes complete with greenhouse, soil pellets, plant tags and 3 seed varieties (Cherry Tomato, Basil and Giant Sunflower). Just build, sow and grow your very own vegetables, herbs and flowers at home! This greenhouse is constructed from heavy duty plastic so will last for seasons, it dismantles for easy storage between seasons too. Priced at just $16.95 it's a winner for your pocket too! Shop Little Gardeners Mini Greenhouse
- Mason Jar Grow Kits - Mason jars continue to feature in design trends, and these beautiful Mason Jar Grow Kits are no exception. Each kit contains a mason jar, seed packet, soil pellet and a burlap bag to for that rustic touch. There are five varieties to choose from. Perfect as teacher gifts, or for loved ones. See the full range here.
- Grow Kit Tins - Bring a smile to a loved ones face on Christmas morning with our range of Grow Kit Tins. Each kit contains a colourful tin pot, seeds and soil pellet. Available in small round, or large oval sizes in a variety of herb, vegetable and flower varieties. Ranging from $7.95 to $14.95 they are great value. Shop round Grow Kit Tins. Shop Oval Grow Kit Tins.
- Sprouter and Microgreens Growers - If you know a foodie or health fanatic, then our range of sprout and microgreen growers is the perfect gift! Our simple growers allow you to grow your own fresh sprouts/microgreens hydroponically at home. We stock a range of seeds to grow in both too! Shop Sprouts range. Shop Microgreens range.
- Square Ceramic Pot Kits - These high quality ceramic pots make for an attractive addition to any home or office. They come complete with seeds, soil pellet and a metal plant tag to decorate the pot. There are eight varieties to choose from. Priced at just $9.95 they are perfect for the office sectret Santa, or as an alternative to the boring box of chocolates. Check out the full range here.
- Grow Pod - This is the ultimate office gift. Grow small succulents, moss and small plants in this attractive desktop unit. It provides plants with the right amount of light and ventilation to grow where natural light may be lacking. Simply plug the USB cord into your computer to power the unit. This is a Limited Edition gift, so hurry to snap up your this Christmas. View Grow Pod.
- Seeds - Seeds make a lovely gift for any gardener. We stock a large range of seeds, our Johnsons World Botanics and World Kitchen ranges feature more unique and rare varieties not commonly found elsewhere. Couple these with Propagation gear to make a complete gift.
So this Christmas Go Green with Growing Gifts that keep on giving. We have a range of gifts to suit every gift recipient, from the green thumb to the absolute beginner. We've put together a Christmas Gift Guide to help you shop for friends, family, teachers and colleagues. Gifts start from just $4.95 so there's something for every price range.