Our Favorite Gifts for Gardeners

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Dec 14, 2016 6:01:26 PM

Do you know someone who loves to play in the dirt? Here are some of our favorite unique garden gifts. 


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Full of festive, colorful fruit, a citrus tree is the gift that keeps on giving. We carry a huge selection of Lemons, Oranges, Limes, Mandarins and Grapefruit in standard and dwarf sizes. Read our blog for more details about the best citrus for Sacramento.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When gardening outdoors becomes a challenge in the winter months, bring the green in with our large selection of foliage and flowering indoor plants. Plants like Bromelaids, Tillandsia and Orchids make wonderful gifts for a host, and we have dozens of varieties to choose from. 

Houseplant Design Ideas  

 

 

 

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This year, why not build your own gift basket full of project ingredients for those who like to make it their own? Try some of these foolproof formulas:

  • Succulents + Cactus Mix + Decorative Mulch + Colorful Pottery
  • A Gift Card + Gloves + Spade
  • Vegetable & Flower Seeds + Seed Starting Mix + Jiffy Easy Grow Greenhouse

 

 

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Every gardeners knows that high quality pruning tools are an investment that will last years and be used often. Invest in a brand new pair, or buy some accessories like the suave leather holster pictured.

Check out our blog on choosing the right pruning tools for the job.

 

 

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Jolly Gourds*

Each one of these decorative gourds was carved, painted and adorned to resemble festive Christmas characters. Add an LED candle or some candy for a cheerful holiday gift. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 SomMr. Bird 2-120597-edited.jpgething for the Birds*

Who doesn't love to watch birds as they flit gracefully around the garden? We have several styles of glass hummingbird feeders, birdbaths, decorative seed ornaments and even a swing for hummingbirds to keep your feathered friends happy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Haitian Metal Art*

Unique metal art handcrafted by the people of Haiti, these Fair Trade works of art are made with recycled steel drums. Each piece is traced and hand-chiseled, then treated with a weather-resistant stain for indoor or outdoor display. 

Members of The Fair Trade Federation, the Haitian artists are part of a movement to build equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and opportunities to alleviate poverty. 

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  *Available at Elk Grove, Folsom, Rocklin and Roseville. 

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Can't decide? We also carry gift cards available in any amount!

 

Topics: garden gifts

Garden Gifts for the Botanically-Minded Mom

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Apr 28, 2016 6:38:06 PM

DSC04225.jpgMother's Day is upon us, so you may be searching for the one thing that will make Mom feel special–not just for the day, but for years to come. If your mom is botanically-minded and enjoys the simple things that remind her of her garden, then Green Acres Nursery & Supply has something we're sure she'll love. 

Not too long ago, a small group of the Green Acres team went in search of items we know gardeners will treasure. Being planting enthusiasts ourselves, we have a pretty keen understanding of what gardeners—with thumbs of all colors—enjoy. We found tools that will last generations, small projects that will get your hands dirty, and things that will personalize your garden retreats. Here's a look at a few things we found...

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Burgon & Ball Garden Tools
Heirloom-quality crafted to last–add gloves and a gift card for Mom. Functional, beautiful and sized for women's hands. Made with waxed FSC beachwood handles, brass and stainless steel. 
Prices start at $30

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Urban Agriculture Flower, Herb, Arugula, Lettuce, and Pepper Garden Kits
Unique recycled tea bag containers with organic seeds and soil–try a mix of herbs for Mom's
favorite recipe.
Herb and Flower Kits $15
Arugula, Lettuce, and Pepper Kits $17

 

 

 

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Outdoor Candles
Soy wax is hand-poured for an artful touch–Mom is sure to love any of blended citronella scents, while keeping mosquitoes away. The handmade earthen clay pottery piece can be repurposed once the candle is finished. 
Prices start at $55

Indoor Minis
FlashPoint minis are made with soy wax and clean-burning cotton wicks. Choose from a variety of subtle garden scents like Tomato Chile Lime, Blueberry Parsnips, Peony, Peas & Pear, and more. Designed for countertops, baths, coffee tables, end tables...
$9.50 each

 

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Garden Terrarium Kits
A stylish way to display and inside garden–Mom will have fun planting a terrarium with plants you select for her.  The kits come with a 100% recycled glass terrarium—in tabletop and hanging styles— along with charcoal, orchid mix, terrarium soil, moss, gravel, stones, decorative accents and building and care instructions.
Prices start at $30

 

 

 

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One-of-a-Kind Bolga Baskets
Hand-made baskets from Ghana are unique, colorful and can be used all kinds of things: for harvesting veggies, holding a potted plant, as a garden tool basket, or for grocery shopping. Add a potted houseplant, or seed packets and soil, with a nice garden trowel for a fun gift. 

Prices start at $12.50

 

 

 

Topics: Gift Ideas, mother's day, terrariums, garden gifts

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