Fresh Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

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Gift ideas for everyone on the holiday list from experts at Garden Media

Paperwhites from Longfield Gardens

This year, spice up the holiday’s with a gift that will capture attention.

Enhance any gardener’s home by adding a green touch to their lives this holiday season. There’s nothing better than giving friends and family a creative, personalized gift that they can enjoy season after season. With the abundance of unique containers and varieties of plants, there is the perfect combination for any recipient on your list.

“This year, spice up the holiday’s with a gift that will capture attention,” says Katie Dubow of Garden Media Group, a public relations firm specializing in the gardening and outdoor lifestyle industry.

Is the recipient interested in healthy living, DIY, or decorating? No matter the desire, garden retailers have a variety of unique products sure to please nearly everyone.

Longfield Gardens’ Paperwhites ($9.90 - $64.90)
This indoor plant will bloom within four weeks of planting and is easy to grow. Paperwhites produce big clusters of pure white, star-shaped flowers that carry a robust aroma and bring a touch of spring into the home. Personalize this gift kit with a unique container and bulbs for that special recipient.

BrazelBerries® Raspberry Shortcake™ Shrub ($29.95)
The health conscious gardener will love this thornless dwarf raspberry plant, which produces full-size berries during the summer. The compact shape means a garden space is not required. It does great in containers, so gardeners can harvest delicious sweet berries right from the patio. Plus, there are no thorns to get in the way. The plant will be shipped at the right time for spring planting. For more details, visit

Amaryllis bulb kit, the perfect hostess gift ($16.95-$64.95)
Surprise party hosts with an unexpected gift this season — Longfield Garden’s stunning amaryllis bulbs. No bulbs bloom with greater color and beauty, and amaryllis are simple to grow. Bulbs will bloom four to eight weeks after planting and flowers will open wide to show off their striking coloration. Visit to learn more.

Costa Farms® Norfolk Island Pine ($9.99-$24.99)
Get a flawless, eco-chic and inexpensive green gift this holiday season.
Costa Farms’ Norfolk Island Pine is the living gift that’s perfect for teachers, college students or apartment dwellers. When the holidays are over, just take down the decorations and continue to enjoy this houseplant year-round. An added bonus is that it naturally filters the air and adds much needed moisture to a room. Visit to learn more.

NativeCast’s Cast Your Own Container Kit ($20)
Crafters will love this DIY planter kit. The Hypertufa DIY kit takes NativeCasts’ DIY planters to the next level by using NativeCast’s eco-concrete and vermiculite and peat moss, too. Together, hypertufa mimics the texture, drainage and color of rock without any of the weight or fragility. No more fiddling with ratios of ingredients. Everything needed to create your own tabletop hypertufa planter is included. Visit for more DIY shapes, décor accents or planters.

If these choices aren’t exactly right, buy a gift certificate at a local garden center. It’s an easy and thoughtful gift since it’s tailored around the person’s biggest joy in life: gardening.

Garden Media specializes in home and garden, horticulture, outdoor living, lawn and landscape industries, offering innovative PR campaigns designed to secure top media placements and partnerships. For more information visit:

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