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Home & Garden Christmas Gift Guide 2023

Updated: Dec 1, 2023

Welcome to our festive haven of holiday delights! This Christmas, transform your home and garden into a winter wonderland with our curated gift guide featuring an array of enchanting products. From cosy indoor décor that will infuse warmth and joy into every corner of your living space to outdoor essentials that embrace the spirit of the season, our guide is designed to make your holiday celebrations truly magical. Whether you're searching for timeless ornaments, innovative kitchen gadgets, or stylish garden accessories, we've handpicked a selection of items that blend functionality with festive charm. Elevate your home and garden this holiday season, and delight your loved ones with gifts that bring comfort, beauty, and the spirit of Christmas to every room and outdoor retreat.


purple background with home & garden christmas gift guide

Fresh flowers are a real treat and make not only the home look nice but can also make someone feel good too. Gifting one of The Real Flower Company's beautiful bouquets at Christmas is a very special thing to do. They make wonderful Christmas gifts and also very special “ thank you for having us” gifts as well.


The Real Flower Company grow their own flowers on their farm in the South Downs and strive to promote provenance and sustainability. Unlike so many roses you can buy, the roses from The Real Flower Company are actually scented!? Isn’t it strange when we receive flowers we automatically go to smell them and it’s always so disappointing when they don’t smell at all. The Real Flower Company have changed all of that and have worked extremely hard over the years to grow the world's finest SCENTED ROSES and the smell of them as you walk into the room is just exquisite!


woman holding bouquet

Growing their own tree? Nature lovers and green fingered friends will love it. Starting from scratch, the box contains four packets of mixed Bonsai seeds, five starter growing pots made from coconut husk (you're welcome, planet), and five natural coconut husk compost discs which expand when watered. Lastly, there's five wooden plant markers and the all important instruction guide. Watch them enjoy the gift just grows and grows.

This is just a super gift for all those green fingered people out there. GROW IT Bonsai trees! Everything you need to get started growing , just add water !


grow it bonsai tree in box

This DROWSY Sleep candle is just beautiful, it comes in a beautifully opulent box and smells wonderful, almost like you have just been wrapped up in a cosy blanket of calm. Made using the finest natural essential oils, the candle fills a room with its deeply relaxing aroma. It’s dual wick design burns up to 50 hours, maximising the amount of time for you to rest, relax and rejuvenate.


Drowsy sleep candle in box

Purbeck candles are an award winning natural candle company based in the heart of Dorset. Their candles, diffusers and wax melts are just fabulous and have a long lasting aroma. They have a fabulous selection and make the most wonderful gifts at Christmas time. We just love this Aromatherapy Relax Gift Set, stunning blends that just leave you with feelings of total calmness and relaxation.


candles and reed diffusers

James and Co Fragrance are an amazing Dorset company that make the most amazing products! A beautiful and thoughtful gift for those who like to relax. Their luxury scented candles are just fabulous and we have selected the No9 LAVENDER Luxury Scented Candle along with the CALM Camomile and pansy reed diffuser and No9 LAVENDER reed diffuser refill, as we love the fact you can just top up their feed diffusers, less waste is always a winner!


fragrances and reed diffusers

Who doesn’t just love the aroma of freshly ground coffee! The AROMAFRESH II THERM PRO FILTER COFFEE MACHINE is just wonderful . Bean to cup freshly ground coffee in your own home. With its integrated conical burr you can tailor make your coffee to your liking. You can adjust the coffee intensity and the brewing strength, so that your coffee is just how you like it. With its easy to use display and detachable water tank and even a timer you can just relax and let the machine brew the perfect coffee for you and your family as it can make 2 to 10 cups and it will also keep the coffee warm too!


We think this makes the perfect present for any coffee lover!


a coffee machine

What can be more perfect than a personalized jigsaw puzzle?! We all have that someone that is impossible to buy for, or who seems to have everything. So why don’t you take your favorite photo, a scenic memory, the grandchildren, or perhaps a beloved pet ? The options are endless and you can then guarantee your gift will be completely unique!


jigsaw puzzle

We are MASSIVE fans of TANGLE. The passion of two friends both dog lovers, who’s drive to stop the heart-breaking impact on the environment of old fishing nets (ghost nets) being dumped at sea have devised a way to encourage fishers to exchange their old nets at ports. The old nets are then put through a process that turns them into 100 % recycled green pellets ready to make into new products. TANGLE produces the most fabulous sustainable high quality dog products we have ever come across. We love love love the dog bowls and the leads as they are beautifully made. They also make a throw toy too!. If you would like to know more and get your four legged friend a beautiful Christmas gift, hop over to the Tangle website, you will definitely be inspired!


dog bowl and lead

Big or small, there’s nothing more festive than a tree at Christmas! So why not sponsor a tree for your friends and family (or that secret Santa you’re stuck on) rather than buying them another pair of socks. Each tree sponsorship helps to fund a forest, making a difference for urban communities across the UK.

Champion a tree from just £18 and give a unique gift that will long outlast Boxing Day!


girl planting a tree

This Gin Cocktail Herb garden kit makes the perfect gift for Gin lovers or Growers. Presented in a beautiful wooden growing box, everything needed to grow this lovely set of herbs is included. Just add water!


her garden kit box

Dartington Crystal always makes a beautiful gift. We just fell in love with this stunningly elegant cushion smoke vase. It’s beautiful translucent smoke coloured glass with rounded profile is perfect for small bunches of flowers, but we think it just looks amazing standing alone as a centerpiece.


crystal vase

Elevate wine glasses are new from Dartington Crystal and they just ooze sophistication. With their beautiful long stems there is a fabulous feel of absolute luxury. Sold as a set of two, they just make the most perfect Christmas gift for wine lovers!


wine glasses

Ok so we are the kind of people that buy our pets Christmas presents ( I’m sure you're not shocked) and we also make sure they have the perfect Christmas dinner too. That’s why we have chosen Burns festive turkey this year for the girls Christmas lunch. Jazz can be a bit sensitive, and that’s why we love Burns as it’s grain free!

Turkey enriched with potatoes, parsnips and carrots, gluten free and hypoallergenic, so we have happy healthy dogs, not itchy ones!


dog food


This beautiful antique wash finish willow garden tool basket is the perfect for all garden lovers. With cream elasticated strapping it comes with a fork, trowel, wooden markers, string and measuring dibber.


garden basket with tools

Introducing the Kitchen Garden Handy Hints Gift Box - the perfect gift for any gardener! Made in England, this delightful gift box includes everything you need to keep your hands soft, clean and fragrant after a day of gardening. What's in the box? The Kitchen Garden Handy Hints Gift Box includes a beautiful pair of floral gardening gloves, a natural wood and bristle nail brush, an 85g bar of Rosemary and Lemon Thyme soap, and a 30ml bottle of Marigold and Organic Shea Butter Hand Cream. Gardening gloves and nail brush The pretty floral gloves are designed to keep your hands clean and protected while you work in the garden. The natural wood and bristle nail brush is the perfect tool to keep your nails clean and healthy after a day of digging in the dirt. Rosemary and Lemon Thyme soap Made with natural ingredients, the 85g bar of Rosemary and Lemon Thyme soap is scented with fragrant herbs to leave your hands smelling fresh and clean. This soap is gentle enough to use every day, and is perfect for keeping your hands clean and moisturized after gardening. Marigold and Organic Shea Butter Hand Cream The 30ml bottle of Marigold and Organic Shea Butter Hand Cream is the perfect finishing touch to this gift box.


gift box

Beautifully engraved in a stunning design. Perfect for weddings and anniversaries. Available in 4 different sizes for all budgets and cheese and cutting purposes.


personalised chopping choard

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