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Valentine’s Day – Gift Guide for Gardeners

Valentine’s day is on the horizon and it’s a chance to share the love! It’s not just a special day for romantic relationships, but a wonderful time of year to celebrate all relationships in your life. With friends, family, four legged friends and anyone you know who would like to feel the love.

The question, ‘what do I buy … for valentines this year?’ pops up at the start of every year, and we are here to help you find the answer! Whether you are searching for the perfect gift, or need a helping hand to plan a loving gesture, our guide will cover it all.

We have accumulated a fantastic lineup of gifts perfect for gardeners, wildlife lovers and green fingered enthusiasts, and some great ideas for someone looking to celebrate this valentine at home in style. Our guide is complete with plants and seeds to give away, a variety of loving gifts, DIY romantics and so much more!

We are also hosting an exclusive competition with the chance to win a bundle of gifts for Valentine’s Day! Keep reading to find out more.

A classic Rose Because Love Grows

Let’s kick off our guide with some fabulous rose plants you can give away this valentine. By gifting someone a special rose, this is a gift that will grow and grow. It will see you through the valentine’s season and be with your chosen person for much longer than any shop bought ready rose!

Timeless Charisma

Timeless Charisma is a beautiful deep pink rose with a fantastic oriental foral fragrance. RHS Award of Garden Merit, these roses will make a stunning addition to any garden. Superb garden or patio container plants. The Timeless Charisma will create beautiful home flower arrangements easily. Perfect as cut flowers for creating beautiful arrangements and new growth repeat flowers quickly after cutting. Petals can also be used to make potpourri.

Timeless Cream

Timeless Cream, is an elegant cream coloured variety with fragrant fully double flowers. A unique rose variety, with creamy petals with a soft apricot blush will welcome you into the early summer months. Superb as garden or patio container plants. The Timeless Cream will create beautiful home flower arrangements easily. Perfect as cut flowers for creating beautiful arrangements and new growth repeat flowers quickly after cutting. Petals can also be used to make pot-pourri.

Joie de Vivre

Joie De Vivre is a small, compact floribunda rose. Rose plants produce clusters of large old fashioned shaped flowers. Dark green foliage provides a wonderful backdrop for the blush apricot blooms that are produced in quick succession. Joie De Vivre has a delightfully sweet fragrance. Flowers are the classic rosette type. 

These are just an insight into our range of rose plants, so if you would like to see more, click the button below to browse our full selection!

Valentines in the Garden

Roses aren’t for everyone and there are plenty of other flower plants you can gift and grow!

Spruce up Your Valentine’s Day Cards!

Are you looking for a cheeky little something to pop inside your partner’s Valentine’s Day card? Well, how about a packet of flower seed? Cheap, fun and sure to raise a smile – the perfect token gift.

A Gift to Remember

If your feeling like going the extra mile with gifts, you can treat the gardener you love or someone you know to something extra special this year! We have compiled a selection of gifts that won’t break the bank but definitely show effort and thought.

Heart Shaped Apple Feeder

For this apple feeder, simply pop an apple onto the spike and your feathered friends will appear. You can also use plums, halved oranges, pears and other soft fruit. Made from strong galvanized steel with a powder coating to keep the feeder easy to clean and looking good.

Cheeky Garden Signs

RSPB Love Seat

Create a lovely space to sit with the RSPB Love Seat. Your table will arrive fully assembled and is built in the UK from FSC Redwood.

Solid table and high-backed ergonomic chairs sit well together but also detach for flexibility. Overall dimensions are 175 x 102 x 70cm.

Bert Garden Ornament

Does someone you love ever pull a face like this? Then how about an ornament like Bert which matches. A fun and cheeky Valentine’s day gift! Or, If you love gargoyles you’ll love Bert!

A Suprise for Someone Far Away

Alternatively, if your loved one or someone you want to treat this valentine is far away then we have got you sorted! Our selection of Letterbox Gifts is filled with thoughtful gestures that will brighten up the lucky recipient’s day and let them know you care. We have hunted high and low and compiled some amazing gift packages which can be sent all over the UK, straight through the front door and will provide the perfect surprise they never saw coming!

fragrant garden letterbox gift.

Fragrant Garden Letterbox Gift

A gift for a flower lover

This glorious personalised gift box includes three packs of Fragrant Flower Seeds, Twine, Mini Secateurs, care for your hands with Gardeners Hand Therapy Exfoliating Soap, plus a fragranced Hand Cream Trio.

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vegetable garden letterbox gift

Vegetable Garden Letterbox Gift

Do you know someone who loves to grow their own?

Whether they have an allotment plot or a vegetable patch in the back garden our Vegetable Garden Letterbox Gift is the perfect way to keep them growing and sowing! Includes five versatile seed varieties, Twine, Plant Labels, Gardeners Hand Therapy Exfoliating Soap and Cleaning Brush.

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chilli letterbox gift

Chilli Letterbox Gift

For someone who likes it hot!

Our Chilli Letterbox Gift includes a thoughtful selection of fiery treats for chilli fans, foodies, gardeners and enthusiasts alike. Inside the Chilli Letterbox Gift, you will find Four varieties of Chilli Seeds, Plant Labels, Gardeners Hand Therapy Exfoliating Soap, plus a Chilli Coring Tool to ensure you don’t get that fiery juice on your skin.

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wildlife letterbox gift

Wildlife Letterbox Gift

Wonderful for wildlife lovers!  

Our Wildlife Letterbox Gift includes a thoughtful selection of treats for gardeners and enthusiasts alike. The Wildlife Letterbox Gift includes four Floral Seed Mixes, Twine, Mini Secateurs, Gardeners Hand Therapy Exfoliating Soap, plus a Pressed Flower Kit for creating mini masterpieces from your beautiful blooms.

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herb letterbox gift

Herb Letterbox Gift

Perfect for Kitchen Gardeners

The ideal gift for those gardeners that like to keep their herbs close to hand! The Herbs Letterbox Gift set includes five versatile herb seed varieties, Twine, effortlessly label your herbs with Plant Labels, care for your hands with Gardeners Hand Therapy Exfoliating Soap and a handy Multi Tool.

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Beautifully presented and packaged – all the work is done for you! They are fully gift wrapped and sent directly to the recipient at your request! Gift set components are wrapped in decorative tissue and elegantly held in place secure and compact within the box.

letterbox gift wrapping paper

 Your own special message – customised to include your own special personalised gift message (when sending direct to the recipient only).

DIY Romantics

Are you a green fingered romantic? or know someone who likes a homemade gift? To celebrate the month of love in the garden we have some cheap and unique alternative gifts and gestures you can whip up within minutes for a loved one this year.

Heart Shaped Bird Feeder

1. In a mixing bowl, squish all your bird seeds, lard, cheese and raisons to make a tasty bird mix.

2. Place into the heart shaped cutters and tie your string through the bird seed mix.

3. Place in the fridge until the bird feed mix feels firm and the rope feels secure!

4. Give to someone special and hang up in the garden!

Pimp Your Plant Labels

We all use plant labels when it comes to naming and knowing our plants, but have you thought about writing something else on there this year? You can make your plant labels the centre of attention and transform them into love notes. Simply write what you would like to say and place them back into your plants, pots and growing stations.

Valentine’s Day Competition

It’s the month of love and we’re looking to spice things up with a fiery Valentines competition! To celebrate #ValentinesDay and the front cover of our 2021 Catalogue we would like you to share your chilli infused dish for a ‘hot date night’! 🔥 The top three dishes will win a selection of fiery Chilli Pepper Seeds including the EXCLUSIVE Chilli Longhorn F1, Bamboo Seed Pots and Plant Labels. ⠀

To enter

  1. Head to our Facebook or Instagram
  2. Tag us in your recipe 
  3. Like the post & follow our page 
  4. The more the merrier – Tag a friend below who likes the heat!

Our favourite recipes which fall short on the prize will be shared in next month’s newsletter. 

Terms & Conditions

  • The promoter is Suttons, part of Suttons Consumer Products Ltd, Woodview Road, Paignton Devon TQ4 7NG
  • No purchase is necessary to enter this campaign.
  • This competition is open to persons aged 18 or over on the date of the draw, or persons under 18 with the expressed consent of their parent/guardian. Employees or agents of Suttons Consumer Products Ltd, their families or other persons connected with this promotion are not eligible to enter.
  • Entries must either be submitted via this webform or via our Social Media Accounts by tagging us.
  • There will be three winning recipes, selected by an internal panel, and the owners of those images will each receive a hamper of fiery gifts. These recipes and other chosen recipes will be shared on Suttons social media channels and an ‘album’ will be created on our blog.
  • By submitting your image into the “Valentine’s Day Competition” you are agreeing that your image can be used across all Suttons Consumer Products Ltd’s brands, for any purpose.
  • No cash alternative will be offered.
  • The owners of the chosen images agree to take part in reasonable post-event publicity and to the use of their name and photograph in such publicity.
  • By submitting your image, you are agreeing to receive occasional emails from Suttons, from which can you unsubscribe at any time.
  • By submitting your image, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • The promoter reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by English law. Entry to the competition shall be deemed full and unconditional acceptance of the terms & conditions.
  • Entries must be submitted by 10.02.2021 and the winners will be announced on the 14.02.2021

We hope you find everything you need for Valentine’s Day coming soon, and the gardener in your life will be spoilt this year! Share your garden gifts with us this February on our social media pages!

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