Vialii Guide to Christmas Gardening Gifts 2019

It’s the countdown to the Big Day so it’s time to get some thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. As always, we have pulled together a few of our favourites to suit the different budgets and loved ones in your lives. Here’s the Vialii guide to Chritmas gardening gifts 2019…

For the grown ups

Garden rocking chair

This contemporary garden rocking chair is the perfect place to relax

This contemporary garden rocking chair is the perfect place to relax

Perhaps we are getting old but this rocking chair sure appeals! Find a sunny spot, a good book and a chilled drink and we wouldn’t be shifting for hours! Made.com have added their own cool stamp with a contemporary twist on a rocking chair and a trendy chartreuse finish. £79

Personalised garden keyring

A beautiful personalised keyring is the perfect gift for a gardener

A beautiful personalised keyring is the perfect gift for a gardener

How adorable is this keyring, perfect for the gardener in your life. Select what initial and birthstone you would like to go with the cute watering can, flower and trowel. Lovely as a handbag charm too. £9

Garden parasols

A colourful parasol will create a cool vibe in your garden

A colourful parasol will create a cool vibe in your garden

Oh, these garden parasols from East London Parasol are sooooo up our street! So many parasols come in boring old green or ecru – but why?! These wonderful splashes of opulent colours are the perfect addition to the garden. The hard part is choosing which design! From £315

For the kids

Grandpa’s Garden by Barefoot Books

Grandpa's Garden is a beautiful book for younger children

Grandpa’s Garden is a beautiful book for younger children

We love this beautifully illustrated book which tells the tales of Billy and his grandpa tending to their vegetable patch. Perfect for those little gardeners in the family. £6.99

Frida Kahlo planter

A Frida Kahlo planter is a cute way to grow plants

A Frida Kahlo planter is a cute way to grow plants

We are big fans of Frida Kahlo and her image is very on trend at the moment. This gorgeous Frida planter will brighten up any room, perfect with a low maintenance succulent planted in it. £15

Geometric climbing frame

A geometric climbing frame is a cool way to keep the kids occupied

A geometric climbing frame is a cool way to keep the kids occupied

If you have the space and the budget, this geometric climbing frame is a very cool addition to any kid’s garden. Children will have hours of fun scaling this frame, inside and out. Trail with fairy lights in winter to create your own amazing grotto! £152.96

Merry Christmas!

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Prices and links correct December 2019

Vialii Guide to Christmas Gardening Gifts 2018

If you’re like us and you have still not finished your Christmas shopping and are struggling for ideas, then this is the list for you! We have carefully selected our favourite garden related gifts which your nearest and dearest would love to receive. So without further ado, here is the Vialii Guide to Christmas Gardening Gifts 2018…

Inflatable Outdoor Movie Screen

This is the perfect gift for those who have everything. Imagine a late night movie screening on a warm sunny evening in the garden? Or an atmospheric Halloween film, jeepers! Check out Amazon for a range of sizes and prices!

Watch a wonderful life on the big screen in your garden this year!

Watch It’s A Wonderful Life on the big screen in your garden this year!

BBQ In A Bag

This BBQ in a bag is perfect for days out with the family or for festival goers. It comes with a 7 in 1 utensil too so you’re sorted! Available from various suppliers including Blacks.

The new fast food on the block!

The new fast food on the block!

Garden Watch Cam

Make your own videos of plants unfurling, wildlife visiting or us transforming your garden from the bare to the beautiful with this garden watch cam.

Watch your garden unfurl before your eyes

Watch your garden unfurl before your eyes

Concrete Planter Kit

We just love this kit where you can make your own geometric concrete planters. These industrial style planters would be perfect for cacti or succulents. Available from Not on the High Street.

For the stylish gardener in your life

For the stylish gardener in your life

Macro Lens

If your loved one is a fan of taking photos in their garden, then this Olloclip macro lens for their iPhone is the perfect gift for them. Various lenses suitable for a variety of phones available on Amazon.

Get close up pics of your garden

Get close up pics of your garden

Cocktail Garden Kit

This would be perfect for the cocktail lover in your life. They can grow their own herbs to add the perfect twist to their drinks. Just remember to gift them the other ingredients to go with it too! Available from various retailers including Amazon.

A lip smacking gardening gift!

A lip smacking gardening gift!

Gardening Vouchers

Our Vialii gardening vouchers are a wonderful gift for those with little time or who are unsure what to do with their garden. They can use them for grass cutting, hedge trimming, a new lovely pot or a garden design. You choose the value, we do the hard work! Contact us for more details.

A Vialii gift voucher, the perfect gift this Christmas

A Vialii gift voucher, the perfect gift this Christmas

Whatever you decide upon, we wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and all the very best for 2019.

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Vialii Guide to Christmas Gardening Gifts 2016

It’s time for our annual recommendations for cool gifts to give to your loved one this Christmas which will brighten up your garden, appeal to wildlife, satisfy your tummy and help with the gardening chores. There is something to suit everyone so read on to find out more..

Christmas Garden Gifts 2016

Get your presents wrapped stylishly at Wrapistry by Cherene

Koziol Pi:p Bird Feeder

It’s only fair that we share our gardens with the wildlife all around us and why not treat them to a stylish place to dine at the same time? This bird feeder looks great and will be a beautiful feature in any garden and the birds will be delighted too. £29

A stylish way to feed birds in your garden

A stylish way to feed birds in your garden

Orla Kiely Grow Your Own Chillies Set

Orla Kiely is more famous for designing textiles but her designs look great on garden products too including tools and grow your own sets. We love this ‘grow your own chillies set’ which will look great on your windowsill. £19.95

Grow Your Own Chillies

Grow Your Own Chillies

Wood Fired Oven

Now this is on our own wish list. This wood fired oven is perfect for cooking pizza, using as a BBQ and even for smoking food. The lovely people at Calido will even throw in a free bag of logs to get your started if you mention Vialii when you order. £199.99

Perfect for pizzas!

Perfect for pizzas!

Globe Enamelled Firepit

And yet another great offer from Calido. We LOVE this globe firepit perfect for keeping you toasty and extending evenings out in the garden. It’s gorgeous red colour and contemporary style makes it a wonderful focal point as well as providing welcome heat on a chilly evening. Remember to quote Vialii when you purchase from Calido to get your free bag of logs. £88.99

Calido firepits

Stylish globe firepit

Garden Vouchers

If your loved one has everything they need apart from time then give them one of our unique garden vouchers this Christmas. From lawn treatments or weeding to garden designs and new plants they can choose whatever they want to spend their voucher on and you can choose whatever value you want to put on it. Perfect!

Get in touch to start creating your unique garden voucher

Get in touch to start creating your unique garden voucher

Windowsill Planter

This lovely planter is perfect for growing herbs on your windowsill and can be customised to have whatever stencilled message you like on it. Very sweet. £9.99

Customise your gift

Customise your gift

Retro Garden Chair

Relaxing in your garden is always important and what better than one of these retro inspired chairs. £37.34

Affordable designer garden chairs

Affordable designer garden chairs

Garden Lizard

Garden art is a great way of adding a splash of colour and interest into your garden all year round. We love this colourful lizard, perfect for climbing up a garden fence. £14.99

A colourful lizard to add interest to the garden

A colourful lizard to add interest to the garden

Designer Watering Can

This two litre watering can not only looks stylish but is really affordable too. £4.40

A colourful watering can at an affordable price

A colourful watering can at an affordable price

Hopefully we have managed to find some things which will make your Christmas shopping a little bit easier and provide your loved ones with something a bit unusual and stylish to add to their garden this year.

Merry Christmas everyone!

All at Vialii

 

1. All prices and links correct at time of publication, November 2016.

2. Make your wrapping as cool as these gifts by getting them wrapped by the fabulous Wrapistry by Cherene. 

Coolest Garden Gifts For Christmas 2015

We know what little time you have, so we have done all the hard work for you and collated the MUST HAVE list of the coolest things for your garden to give you ideas for gifts for Christmas 2015. You will be very popular if you give someone these Christmas pressies this year…

Christmas gift

What beautiful gifts will you be wrapping this year?

Lighting

Garden lighting is a great addition and can allow you to use and enjoy your garden for much longer. However, it can be quite pricey to wire it up but how about these super cool bluetooth solar lights instead. AND, they can be controlled by your smartphone too. Wowsers. £39.95

Garden lights

Bluetooth solar lights for the garden

Seating

There is something about the simplicity of these garden Kube Stools which we just LOVE. A row of them in different colours makes a fabulous focal point in the garden and they are easily moved to make sociable seating around the garden. £65.00

Kube Stools

Kube Stools make a great focal point as well as being practical

Art

Garden art can encompass pretty much anything. We love the work of Heather Gray, a wonderful local sculptor based in South Queensferry, Scotland. This seed head is so delicate and echoes the wonderful forms we have in our garden. Prices vary depending on style and size but pop along to Heather’s website (check it out, great name!) for more information…

Allium seedhead sculpture

This allium seedhead sculpture would be a great focal point


Clothing

Forget Hunter wellies, these cool boots from BOGS look great and offer great protection in the garden. They even have a handy handle built in. Yes please Santa!
Prices start from £60

Bogs wellies

LOVE these cool wellies

Tools

Having beautiful tools can add even more enjoyment to your pottering outside. These colourful OXO watering cans are stylish and practical. They come in a wide range of colours and have a bendable spout.
From £65

The OXO watering cans

The OXO watering cans


Kids

It’s all about the kids at this time of year and there’s no reason they shouldn’t miss out on all the garden fun. One of the things our kids love doing is playing in a den and this Hideout Wigwam would be a very popular present for any kid this Christmas. £65

The Hideout Wigwam

The Hideout Wigwam

For The Person Who Has Everything

Why not surprise them with a gardening gift voucher. Vouchers can be used towards absolutely any work in the garden from design to landscaping, grass-cutting to weeding. Just contact us to discuss what you would like.

A Vialii gardening voucher for Christmas 2015

A Vialii gardening voucher

Hope that helps with your Christmas 2015 shopping. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas indeed.

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(Prices correct at time of publishing, December 2015)

Christmas Gifts For Gardeners 2014

Do you have a gardener in your life that’s fed up with the same old wellies and garden hose? Perhaps you wish to leave some subtle hints for gardening accessories you would be proud to have on show in your own garden. Then look no further as we unveil the 2014 Vialii Garden Design Christmas Gifts for Gardeners list….

 

Christmas gifts for gardeners

Need some Christmas inspiration? Well, look no further…

Stylish Terrarium

Hanging terrariums are a great space saving idea that allows your recipient to have an indoor garden. Seasonal bauble versions will look stunning on your Christmas tree but will last throughout the seasons. Those by the Urban Botanist are made from natural materials and can be purchased containing airplants or even dried scented fruit and spices, it’s a bit more contemporary than a bowl of pot-pourri! Perfect for Christmas as well as year round quirky decor.  We can’t wait to show you some photos of our Epiphyte version adoring our Christmas tree. £44.95.

The beautiful Epiphyte seasonal terrarium

The beautiful Epiphyte seasonal terrarium

A stylish alternative to Wellies

Looking for stylish gardening footwear?  Mouillere make practical and attractive plastic overshoes to protect your shoes.  They come in a range of funky colours and are suitable for men or women. Perfect for nipping out to the garden to hang out washing or pick some home grown veg.  From 49 euro.

Mouliere over shoe

Stylish and practical

Statement Hose

If your standard green garden hose is detracting from your contemporary garden design, how about one of these beautiful coloured hoses by Garden Glory. They come in a range of colours and we LOVE the matching set of antler shaped wall fixings!
The hoses start at £89.95 and the antlers are £249.95.

Stylish garden hose

Make your hose into a talking piece with this super stylish version

Space Saving Hanging Planter

If you’re short on space on the ground or shelves these hanging planters from Boskke still allow you to grow plants. Plus they are super cool and unusual and will be a definite talking point with your friends.  The recycled plastic indoor planters come in a range of vivid colours. Boskke also do outdoor versions, ceramic  indoor versions and transparent versions for orchids, whose roots would be exposed to sunlight in the wild. From £14.95.

Boskke sky planter

A brilliant way to add plants in a small space

Copper Plant Labels

With all the gold and silver to be found on Christmas ornaments, why not add some copper into the mix with these copper plant labels from Wells and Winter.  Simply write on them with a biro and the pressure leaves on indentation behind. Much prettier than white plastic labels, these beauties will be adorning some of our pots very soon. From 35p.

Copper garden labels

These will just improve with age when they develop a fine coating of verdi-gris

Rustic Cloche

Perhaps your loved ones feel plastic nets are too unsightly a method to protect young plants from birds and rabbits. These rustic architectural cloches by Sophie Conran may be just the ticket. They’re handmade and will add class to a rustic styled garden as well as keeping your prized veg safe from cheeky visitors. £15.95.

Garden cloche

Functional and stylish crop protection

Bespoke Parasol

If you’ve got a more generous budget and the dark nights are making you dream of summer, these bespoke parasols made by Sunbeam Jackie might be the ideal solution. Each parasol is made from one-off collectable pieces of designer silks, satins, linens and cottons dating from the 1920s to current time. Simply beautiful. From £1450

Beautiful garden parasol

Truly unique sun protection

Gardening Voucher

At Vialii we can offer gardening vouchers to suit your budget. They are available for both our Maintenance and Design and Landscaping businesses and to whatever value you wish. So if you want to surprise your parents by getting them a voucher to have their garden tidied or their grass cut for the year or give a loved-one a voucher for a garden design please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

A Vialii gardening voucher

A Vialii gardening voucher – The perfect solution for the hard to buy for gardener

 

And that’s our shortlist of design-led Christmas gifts for gardeners for 2014.  We hope you saw something that you’d like to add to your own wish list. We certainly covered all budgets from 35p to £1450!

Merry Christmas from all at Vialii

(All prices and suppliers correct at the time of the blog being posted. Apologies if any of these change but it’s outwith our control.)

Christmas Gifts for Gardeners 2013

It’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn to Christmas and what to buy our loved ones. Is it just us or does it get harder every year to think up innovative and interesting gifts to buy? Well, to make life a little easier for you we have pulled together a list of interesting Christmas gifts for gardeners 2013 so that you can give the gardener in your life something they will truly love…

Christmas gifts for gardeners 2013

Merry Christmas from all at Vialii

Gardening Voucher

At Vialii we can offer gardening vouchers to suit your budget. They are available for both our Maintenance and Design and Landscaping businesses and to whatever value you wish. So if you want to surprise your parents by getting them a voucher to have their garden tidied or their grass cut for the year or give a loved-one a voucher for a garden design please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

The perfect gift for the person who has everything. Gardening vouchers from any value

The perfect gift for the person who has everything. Gardening vouchers from any value

Bird feeder

Do you know someone who loves wildlife but their garden and style isn’t suited to a traditional bird table? Well how about treating them to this wonderful bird feeder by Eva Solo.

Bird feeder. From around £40

Bird feeder. From around £40

Teeny Tiny Gardening

The aptly named Teeny Tiny Gardening book is filled with lots of wonderful, inventive ideas how to garden in teeny tiny spaces. We are going to find some teeny tiny spaces just to try out some of these projects. A brilliant book for a quirky friend with a love for gardening, no matter where they live.

The teeny tiny book filled with big ideas. From around £10

The teeny tiny book filled with big ideas. From around £10

Wheely good design

The clever people at Water & Oil have come up with brilliant design for a wheelbarrow. It is heavy duty with non corrosive stainless steel fixings along with handy rugged grips. There are also no bolt/rivet stress points securing the barrow like in other wheelbarrows. It comes in six colours so there will be one to suit your loved one.

We choose the pink colourway! From around £70

We choose the pink colourway! From around £70

Water good idea

Another design-led product, this time by Alessi for All Modern. Available in three colours, this “diva” watering can is aptly named with it’s dramatic pose.

The "Diva" watering can. From around £28

The “Diva” watering can. From around £28

Having a ball

Garden furniture can be so much more than a wooden table and chairs and these Boom Ball Chairs by Finn Stone add a splash of colour and fun to the garden without the need to worry about the weather. They are made from recycled plastic and are durable in all weathers (even Scottish weather!) and are available in 18 colours, even a spotty version! They are also available in a smaller size for children. Yes please!

The Boom Ball Chairs. From around £135

The Boom Ball Chairs. From around £135

No butts, this is lovely

Even something as utilitarian as a water butt is getting the design treatment these days. There’s no need to hide your water butt round the back of your garden shed if you have one of these beauties from the Pure collection by Elho. Although it isn’t big it would be a good choice for someone with a small, contemporary garden.

The Pure Raindrop waterbutt. From around £200.

The Pure Raindrop waterbutt. From around £200.

So, there you go, some wonderful, design-led Christmas gifts for gardeners 2013. Hope we have helped with your lists. We have certainly added a few things to our own Wish Lists! If you see other gardening products that you think are worthy of a mention, send us the link and we will have a look.

Merry Christmas from all at Vialii

(All prices and suppliers correct at the time of the blog being posted. Apologies if any of these change but it’s outwith our control.)