Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Live Plants As Gifts For Your Loveones

We all wish to be loved and wanted by the people who are important in our lives like our parents, siblings, kids, friends and love ones. These are the things that sustain us and keep us grounded. These are also the things which keep us sane and alive. In addition without the feeling of being valued or unwanted one tends to be suicidal. More often than not, they feel worthless and thus it is impossible for them to value human life as well. It seldom happens that those who lived a life being unwanted by those whom they expect to love them lead a good life and values people.

One of the things which make us feel important and valued is by receiving gifts from the people who are important to us. It is not necessarily expensive. A greeting card, a letter, flowers and even garden plants will do. Gifts which are especially created or handcrafted with our own hands deem more valuable compared to gifts which are commonly bought in stores. If we have a small flower garden at home, we can simply pick them and make a lovely bouquet of flowers and give it to our parents, grandparents or anyone we value. Or if it is really not possible for us to handcraft our gifts with our bare hands, we can give them home garden gifts such as herb kits, seed starting kits and gifts that grow, outdoor spring plants and flowers, or outdoor fall plants and flowers.

It is human nature to want and expect being love and wanted by our family and especially our love ones. It is what makes our life meaningful. Giving gifts is just a simple gesture that will let the other person know that you are acknowledging their worth as a person. A gift as simple as a bouquet of flowers or a live plant, is enough to make your love ones smile.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Gardening Books As A Gift

Have you done your holiday shopping? If not then perhaps it is time that you should. Christmas is just around the corner. It is better to do your shopping early to avoid the busy streets and the crowd. I am not am done with my shopping as well but I planning to do it online since I always find it less stressful and tiresome. There is no need for me to squeeze in the crowd, or waste some gas by going to the stores. Well, I know there are certain advantages and disadvantages to shop online as well as going to the store yourself. It is just that, I always find the web friendlier compared to the sales clerks on the store. Moreover it is also convenient. As an online shopper myself, I am grateful that more store owners are bringing their goods or products online. I can make my reservations early especially when I am planning to give gardening books as a present to my family members and friends. I heard that these books sell like hot potatoes among gardening enthusiasts.

I have a huge collection of gardening books my self. I purchased some books online a few years back some are presents from my family and friends who are concerned about the well-being of whichever plant I tried growing. They are quite helpful especially to the beginners. These gardening books have greatly helped my mom grow her own garden as well. These books include plant care tips, new gardening ideas and what is there to know about plants. It is also quite engaging to plant lovers and garden enthusiasts.

Books as gifts are perfect for all ages. I have been giving them as gifts instead of expensive gadgets or toys for several years now. Books such as Container Gardening and The A-Z Encyclopedia for Garden Plants give useful information about plants which can be used in your garden and plant care. Beginner or nor, these books are nothing but perfect.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Great Gift Ideas For Gardening Enthusiasts

Gardening enthusiasts love exchanging gardening ideas and tips as well as exchanging garden gifts such as seed starting kits and gifts that grow, window garden gift basket, flower pot holders and anything related to gardening. Even organic fertilizers are greatly appreciated. They also love exchanging indoor and outdoor plants and flowers. 

Seed starting kits and gifts that grow are perfect gifts for kids who are just starting to grow their own garden. This garden gift is always included in my wish list in spite of my incapability to grow and maintain a live plant. There was a time though that I have given up on growing my own garden but my ever supportive family and friends never gave up on me. They have even lavished me with different garden gifts and live plants. But as what I have mentioned in my previous blog, the seed kits were always paired with artificial plants if in case my new garden project is another failure.

Another great garden gift for a friend or family member who loves gardening is the window garden gift basket. This gift set includes a garden mini potted plants and a Window Boxes Gift Book. On top of this, is the window box gift set which includes our all time favorite sweets, chocolates and goodies which the entire family will surely love. Just keep the sweets to a moderation though. And of course, the window box which came with the gift set will look great on your window. You can use this to plant your favorite flowering plant, herbs or vegetables.

Garden gifts are much better gifts compared to gadgets and other material things because they create a lasting impression just as long as you take good care of them. They are probably high in maintenance because they require your dedication but eventually your hard work and effort will surely pay off. 

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Garden Gifts Are Great Gifts

When we were still kids we always look forward to special occasions such as Christmas and birthdays. These are the special occasions in which all our family and love ones gather to celebrate with us. Moreover, it is also the time where the food is plentiful and we were allowed to eat what we want and most importantly we receive gifts. And even as we grow older we are still too excited to receive gifts. We are excited to receive gifts because we love being remembered. Gifts make us feel important. They made us feel good about ourselves especially if these gifts are those things which we really want the most. 

Garden gifts such as herbal kits, jar terrariums, pots, live plants and other garden kits are perfect gifts for garden enthusiasts and those who are just about to start their own garden. They are just as perfect gifts as the gift certificates, mobile phones, tablets and other gadgets, bags, clothes, pieces of jewelry, books and pets which we often give and/or receive regardless if there is a special occasion or not. These gifts, regardless if they are expensive or not, matters, because they give significant meaning to our lives. They help us build relationships with others especially when we are successful in nurturing the live plants. In my previous blogs, I mentioned what I total failure I am when it comes to growing plants and that has not changed one bit. I am a brown thumb forever. But in spite of my failure as a gardener, I still receive garden gifts because they know how passionate I am in growing my own garden. And often times, these garden gifts are paired with faux plants if in case I fail again.

You can say giving and receiving are as important as the air we breathe. These help us grow socially. However, we do not just give any gifts. We give gifts which are significant to the recipient. But with garden gifts, gadgets, gift cards, you cannot go wrong.