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Fathers Day Gifts for the Gardener
Fathers Day- Garden Gifts
If your father is a gardener then there is a wide range of gift possibilities for you to choose from. While gardeners can be very particular people when it comes to what they grow and how they grow it, there is always something they want and maybe even need.
Does dad grow vegetables, roses, lilies or have a special attachment to a particular flower; if he does then a good gift is a plant or two to add to his collection. It is important if you plan on giving a plant as a gift to know what he is already growing and think about any hints he may have dropped about what he needs.
If you do not have any plant knowledge yourself or just want to get it right then consult with the manager at your local plant nursery. Be sure to give the manger as much information as you can about what your father is growing. This will help the manager guide you in your gift selection.
Plant nurseries sell much more than plants so look around while you are there. Does dad incorporate garden art in his garden? Fountains, sculptures, bird baths can all add an artistic touch to the home garden.
Solar lights allow the gardener to work at night or to sit outdoors and enjoy the view. Outdoor furniture such as a bench or chairs, even a couch give the gardener and family soemthign to sit on while outdoors and can help transfer an outdoor space into a room that expands the living and entertainment area.
Tools are another great gift, check what tools your father has first but it is a rare gardener who does not appreciate a new tool. If you father is getting on in years take a look at the ergonomic tools that many companies are now offering. These tools reduce the amount of effort required to do gardening chores and allow the gardener to keep on enjoying his hobby.
A four wheel garden cart to move plants, shrubs, and dwarf trees around the site will make gardening easier and in the early spring allow dad to bring the plants out from the shed or garage in the day time and put them back at night. The cart will be used to move the containers as well.
The cart will also hold tools and will carry soil and compost when needed. I see the cart as my portable work station where I can keep my water bottle, for personal use, gardening gloves, trowel and whatever else I need as I move around the yard.
Garden sheds come in handy, especially in cool climates and they come in a range of sizes and styles. Tools can be kept out of the rain and the shed can double as a potting shed.
If father is a gardener then there is a garden gift just for him.
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