Father’s Day gift guide
Tue 12 Jun 2018
Whether he’s an allotment ace, a horticultural hero or has green-fingered greatness, there are so many ways to celebrate the dad in your life this Father’s Day. To help you decide on some last minute gifts, we’ve put together this handy gift guide – perfect for every garden loving dad.
A marvellous magazine subscription
A magazine subscription is a real treat every time a new copy comes through the letterbox. From gardening advice to baking recipes, wildlife spectacles and countryside features, there’s a magazine for every interest.
A subscription to BBC Gardeners’ World would be the perfect option for any dad that loves to garden. Each month, the magazine provides top tips from gardening experts, as well as offering plenty of horticultural inspiration. This is definitely a gift that will keep on giving well beyond Father’s Day.
Great gardening gloves
From protecting your hands from garden grime to keeping them warm during the colder months, a good pair of gardening gloves are essential. And for a keen gardener, you can never have too many pairs.
There are many options available, with plenty of designs to suit his style. We love these Wolf Garten gloves, which offer protection for all types of jobs around the garden – whether that’s just a little bit of pottering or handling power tools.
A brilliant burger press
Undoubtedly one of the highlights of summertime evenings is enjoying a barbecue with family and friends. Help your dad take his barbecue skills to the next level with a burger press. This small but mighty gift ensures the juiciest burgers you’ll ever taste, and really is the gift for the dad who has everything.
Gardens of England from your armchair
Whether he’s just discovered the National Garden Scheme or has been a garden visitor for years, Gardens of England would be the perfect gift for this upcoming Father’s Day weekend.
A beautiful book for garden lovers everywhere and for anyone interested in garden history, Gardens of England gives you the opportunity to discover fifty of the country’s greatest garden gems. Featuring established and new gardens of all styles, this is a book that no lover of the English garden should be without.
Homemade cake at a National Garden Scheme garden
Father’s Day falls at the perfect time of the year, with many gardens across England and Wales now in full bloom. Visit a National Garden Scheme garden this Father’s Day for a chance to explore some beautiful gardens, and to find horticultural inspiration round every corner. There’s no better place to treat your family to a slice of delicious homemade cake too.
Something new for the garden
To remember your day spent together, a plant bought at a National Garden Scheme garden would be the perfect gift. Many gardens open this Father’s Day weekend hold plant sales, with some very special plants available. Some peonies and roses are yet to bloom this year, and would be a perfect late summer addition to your family’s garden.