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Gifts for gar­den­ers are ev­ery­where, cater­ing for ev­ery­one from arm­chair en­thu­si­asts to green-fin­gered gad­get lovers. Here is Han­nah Stephen­son with a few

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FOR those who want in­spi­ra­tion from gar­dens at home and abroad, The Gar­dener’s Gar­den (£49.95, Phaidon Press) will pro­vide it in spades.

This is surely the ul­ti­mate cof­fee ta­ble tome on the world’s most out­stand­ing gar­dens, fea­tur­ing gar­dens by de­sign­ers in­clud­ing Beth Chatto, Christo­pher Bradley-Hole, Ca­pa­bil­ity Brown and Tom Stu­art-Smith. It’s il­lus­trated with more than 1,000 colour photographs – a beau­ti­ful gift.

While brows­ing through a gar­den­ing book, the arm­chair gar­dener may also en­joy a hot toddy. En­joy the aro­matic scent of Christ­mas with a mulled wine or whisky toddy from ready-mixed spice sa­chets from the Na­tional Trust (£4.50 per pack, www.shop. na­tion­al­trust.org.uk and se­lected

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