Christmas gifts for eco-conscious gardeners 2019 - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

Christmas gifts for eco-conscious gardeners

Looking for eco-friendly Christmas gifts? Here are five options that won't cost the earth.

1

EcoPot Sofia Big Pot

A stylish planter made from recycled plastic bottles. Durable, with a natural look and conical in shape to fit even narrow window sills.
14cm x 14cm. £24 +p&p

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Buy the EcoPots Sofia Big Pot from the RNLI

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2

Eco Recycled Plant Labels

An eco alternative to traditional slate markers, this set of five blank plant labels is made from recycled plant pots. Complete with wax crayon. £4.95

Buy Eco Recycled Plant Labels from Amazon

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3

Handwoven Saba Hogla Basket

This Fairtrade basket is handwoven from grasses in Bangladesh and perfect for carrying harvested veg and flowers from the garden. 28cm x 25cm x 34cm. £24.99 +p&p

Buy the Large Handwoven Saba Hogla Basket from Oxfam.

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4

Eureka Solar-Powered Lightbulb Lantern

A set of six lightbulbs that automatically come on at night – no wires or batteries needed. Each bulb has a crocodile clip to attach it to a tree or fence and charges in direct sunlight. £22.99 +p&p

Buy the Eureka Solar-Powered Lightbulb Lantern from Ethical Superstore.

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5

Japanese Shuro Brush

Made from Trachycarpus palm fibres and bound with copper wire, this small hand broom will make light work of sweeping the patio and path. 17cm long. £9 +p&p

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Buy the Japanese Shuro Brush from Amazon

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