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