Not finished your Christmas shopping yet and short on inspiration? Try some of these gift ideas for your mini gardeners.
Top quality child-sized gardening tools made in the UK, £7.95 each. We’ve tried and tested these and they’re the best children’s hand tools we’ve come across. Rough age guide: 5 to adult (have to confess to using these myself when the girls aren’t looking).
The Kew Collection for Kids has a range of interesting seeds for children. The perfect stocking filler at just £1.69.
Searching for something for the child who has everything? Try one of these kits containing all you need to build your very own scarecrow. £25 from Hen and Hammock.
Hard to resist a smile when watering plants with these. Or soaking your brother/sister /friend in the garden/bath. At £5 each will you be able to stop at just one?
Another great stocking filler at just £3.95. A beautifully designed little kit from Another Studio – construct your own Santa’s Grotto and plant the cress seeds to grow a mini forest garden. We love it!
Fancy growing your own but not quite sure where to start? For £34.99 Rocket Gardens will send your child 92 baby vegetable plants between May and August, suitable for filling 8 square metres of ground, raised beds or patio pots.
Have endless fun making your own plant pots from recycled newspaper with one of these wooden gadgets. £12.99 from Crocus.