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Gift Guide for the Holiday Season

What better gift to give than an unforgettable day out with friends and family at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show? We’ve bundled together a High Tea pass and a ticket to the show – the perfect gift, just in time for Christmas. Our talented team of chefs have designed a beautifully crafted menu, to be paired with a pot of tea, cup of freshly ground coffee or a glass of sparkling wine as you absorb the beauty of the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show in a peaceful secluded area.

If you don’t fancy a spot of tea at the Show, we’ve put together our own list of gift ideas for your family and friends.

For the Creative Type

These beautiful gifts would make an excellent addition to any stylish home.

Vertical Gardens

Credit: PAPS Vertical Gardens

Start growing your favourite herbs, flowers or vines at home with this space-saving piece. Vertical gardens are perfect for the at-home-chef as well. This incredible design does not only let you grow your own herbs, but also is a stylish design piece for any property. Start to build one of your own with this Bunnings GreenWall Vertical Garden Kit.

The Edible Garden

Curb your appetite and save some extra cash by growing your own fruit and veggies this summer.

Start your new garden off right, with an easy-to-use Digger’s Club Starting Kit that includes all the basics in planting your very first seed, so you can transform a plain space into something blooming and fruitful.

For the Outdoor Enthusiasts

Give the gift of landscaping with Ryobi’s must-have gardening maintenance tools, made to make any gardener feel spoilt this holiday season.

 

Try out the new Ryobi Line Trimmer Kit! It’s completely battery operated, allowing users ease of movement while creating art in the garden. Did you know fuel-powered mowers are now a thing of the past with Ryobi’s Electric Lawn Mower Kit?  Or why not enter the world of ease and convenience with this multi-purpose Compact Hedger & Shear Kit?

Cordless, powerful, and completely electric, this Jet-Blower Gen II makes tidying the outdoor area a ‘breeze’. Stop worrying about cutting the power cord with this now cordless Hedge Trimmer Kit, complete with battery bank.

For the Minimalist

For those that love a relaxed-lifestyle, select a gift below that’s trendy and saves you plenty of time. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beauty around you with these idyllic items.

Terrarium

Credit: Simply Succulents

Incredibly easy to make and maintain, the terrarium is our must-have for 2017. A terrarium is an entire garden in the palm of your hand, using glass jars, a terrarium is self-sustaining. Simply Succulents sell terrarium kits from just $29.95!

Succulents

Credit: Terrariums.love

Succulents come in a variety of colours and sizes and don’t need much attention, making them the perfect plant for the garden novice. The Succulent Garden have succulents galore over on their website.

Low Maintenance Plants

Credit: Getty Images

Low maintenance plants that will survive just about anything? Yes please. Read about our Top 10 Picks for low maintenance plants.

 

For the Veggie Garden Guru

For the experts who know their way around the garden. The Digger’s Club have pulled together some of their top picks just for you.

 

Never lose track of those secateurs again with the Diggers Branded Leather Pouch! Or why not start your own vegetable garden with a year of Veggies seasonal seed pack. If you don’t have enough room, get the ultimate space saver with the Grow Wall Slim pro kit, made of 100% recycled plastic.

Celebrate our Australian natural flora and fauna with the Australian Native Floral Gift Pack. Pair this gift with the Kneelo Kneeler, and you’ll have one happy gardener!

 

For The Kid At Heart

Credit: Jaccob McKay Studios

If you feel like a Christmas market visit, get your hands on Jaccob McKay’s hand-made gifts. His unique and naturally-derived pieces need to make it onto your Christmas wish list this year.

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Surprise that special someone with a ticket to the 2018 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Promised to inspire your creativity, The Show will be bigger and better than ever before, with hundreds of new show features to explore. Grab your tickets now!

 

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