Gardening requires patience and lots of time. If you love gardening, you may want to express your appreciation to someone who has already started their garden. There are plenty of options to choose from. But before buying gifts for them, check out these unique and thoughtful ideas.
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Here are The Best Gifts for Gardeners in NZ
Garden Hose Holder
This garden hose holder is easy to use. There are no weak points to break in this simple Kiwi design. It is made in one piece, so there are no weak points to break. You can water the garden while doing something else. Watering doesn’t have to take up valuable time.
The foot peg makes it easy to push into soft to medium soil. Push the hose holder’s foot peg into the soil on an angle to water specific areas of the plant or garden by adjusting the angle of the hose holder in the soil.
Fits standard hose nozzles found at hardware stores or garden centers. Boxes or paper sleeves contain the hose holder.
One-piece galvanized steel construction – no weak spots – New Zealand-made – 10-year warranty. Steel with a diameter of 6mm.
Handy Tool Bag
If you’re looking for a good gift that will help keep tools organized and easily accessible, look no further than this handy tool bag. It comes with enough room inside to hold the most common hand tools.
The tool roll is durable and strong. It holds up well against wear and tear. The side pockets are deep enough to fit large items such as spades, rakes, shovels, and trowels. This tool bag will last years, made from heavy-duty nylon canvas with black leather trim. Add some extra storage space by purchasing an optional second accessory pouch.
Made from heavyweight nylon canvas with black leather straps and brass fittings – it fits all types of hand tools – 2″ x 12″ (5cm x 30cm) – 8 oz. (226g).
This tool roll provides more organization than just using a regular old toolbox. It allows you to organize all of your tools with minimal effort. This sturdy tool roll includes two large compartments for storing tools. The compartment walls are thick enough to protect everything inside from getting damaged. The bottom compartment is big enough to store multiple small items like wire cutters, screwdrivers, tweezers, etc.
The top compartment is large enough to store larger items like hammers, saws, weed trimmers, garden shears, pruners, etc. The tool roll is designed to be used on any workbench. Use this tool roll wherever you need to store your equipment when working outdoors. Wipe the exterior surface with a cloth after each use to prevent scratches, oil stains, and dirt build-up.
Pot Plant Hoop house
The “Plant-Hoop” is a simple, low-cost greenhouse designed to be used with a hoop house. It can easily be moved from one location to another and has been used for the last ten years as an alternative to the more expensive permanent greenhouses.
The Plant Hops have proven themselves over the years, and we are confident they will continue doing so. We recommend them to anyone who wants to grow plants year-round but does not wish to invest in a permanent structure. They also make great gifts.
If you’re stumped for Christmas gifts, this could be the one. The Bee Brick is an innovative design that encourages people to protect pollinators.
The concrete blocks are designed to hold soil and plant roots, allowing bees to build nests without fear of being crushed. They come in three sizes – small, medium, and large – and each contains holes for solitary bees to lay eggs safely. Their offspring emerge the next season, and the cycle continues.
The Bee Brick is manufactured in England by Green & Blue, founded by husband and wife team James and Claire Pritchard.
James is a landscape architect, and Claire is a horticulturist. Having noticed how much damage was being done to natural habitats across the country during their travels, the couple decided something needed to be done about it.
2 Vase Propagation Stand
The 2 Vase Propagation Stands are perfect for propagating your cuttings indoors or outdoors. These sturdy stands feature a clear lid, which allows you to see the plants as they grow, and an adjustable shelf with two vases that can hold up to 4 stems at once. The heavy-duty plastic stand measures 20cm high x 30cm wide x 22cm deep.
Garden Furniture Storage Cabinet
The Garden Furniture storage cabinet is ideal for storing furniture, such as chairs, tables, benches, and other outdoor accessories. Its space-saving design means less clutter in your garden shed.
Made from recycled material, this storage cabinet features two shelves and four drawers to provide ample room for gardening essentials.
Each drawer is equipped with a metal handle for easy opening and closing. The cabinet’s dimensions are 48cm long x 40cm wide x 46cm tall. A strong steel frame makes the unit suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
This rope ladder is safe and easy to assemble. Made from durable nylon rope, the ladder is lightweight and portable. Slide the ropes through the loops on the rung ends until the ladder forms a stable shape. Once assembled, the ladder can be stored in its bag for easy transport.
The rope ladder measures 14m long and weighs only 1kg. You can adjust the height to suit your needs.
The Bucket Organizer is a handy tool for organizing your tools and equipment. Designed with a rustproof stainless steel bucket, the organizer features a unique system of hooks and slots that allow you to organize everything neatly within easy reach.
The bucket is divided into four compartments; the first holds all the necessary tools for general maintenance, and the second stores gloves, clippers, pruners, and scissors. The third compartment houses cleaning supplies, and the fourth holds your garden gloves, shears, and secateurs.
The Bucket Organizer also comes with a carrying strap to take it when you go out for work. It has been constructed using rigid polypropylene, which makes it weatherproof and UV-resistant.
This tripod holder provides a secure place to keep your garden fork while working outside. Constructed from aluminum extrusion, the tripod can support weights up to 25kg.
This is enough weight to lift most garden forks safely without damaging them. The tripod can be used indoors or out, making it convenient for maintaining your lawn and vegetable gardens.
In either pink or white, you can choose this gorgeous Bonnie Planter, which is perfect for any indoor or outdoor space and is available in various colors. In addition, the Bonnie Planter is constructed from durable molded plastic that will easily withstand years of sun and rain.
The Bonnie Planter has an all-weather design, which allows it to be used year-round. It features a beautiful flower pot with a circular bottom and a unique design on its surface. The planter also has a decorative metal ring around its base for added flair.
Kinky People Planter
Here is a cheeky chap you have to check out. A quirky and playful addition to your home or garden, this quirky little Kinky People indoor planter is a fun and playful addition that can be filled with various plants and flowers. In addition, the unique design also makes it an ideal plant holder for your patio or balcony area.
Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]
1. Is there a large number of gardeners in NZ?
Gardening is a favorite hobby of New Zealanders and has been rated highly in recreation surveys. The 2007/8 Active New Zealand Survey found that 43% of New Zealanders had gardened in the last 12 months – the second-most popular activity behind walking.
2. What are some common gardening problems?
The most common issues include pests (mainly ants), weeds, and diseases such as mildew, black spots, and rust. There are many ways to deal with these issues. Still, we recommend contacting a professional if you cannot resolve them yourself.
3. How do I get started gardening?
You don’t have to start from scratch – many different types of plants are available at garden centers across New Zealand. To learn more about what is growing well in your area, visit our Plant Finder page.
4. Am I able to grow food outdoors in Auckland?
Yes, you can grow fresh vegetables and fruit right here in Auckland. However, please note that you are not recommended to grow food in your backyard for safety reasons. If you grow food in your backyard, follow safe practices like avoiding power lines and trees.
5. Can I use my soil in my garden?
Yes, you can use any soil you want; it doesn’t contain chemicals or fertilizers. We suggest starting with composted soil to ensure you get the best results.
Finding the perfect gift for the gardener in your life doesn’t have to be daunting. By considering their interests, needs, and the benefits they can derive from certain gardening tools or accessories, you can choose a gift to make their gardening experience more enjoyable and successful. Whether it’s a set of high-quality gardening gloves, a durable and versatile garden tool set, or a beautiful piece of garden decor, plenty of options will show your gardener how much you appreciate their green thumb.