Hostess Gift Baskets
In seasons when she can't tend to her beloved tomato patch, satisfy her verdant desires with these indoor-gardening selections. Present everything in a canvas tote―tools included.
Contents, shown clockwise from top:
- Peters Professional All Purpose Plant Food―to wake houseplants from their winter nap.
To buy: $4 for 24 ounces, 800-874-8892 for store locations.
- Rumford Gardener Deluxe Indoor Garden Set With Mini-Tote.
To buy: thegardenerswarehouse.com for similar items.
- Gift certificate to Logee's Greenhouses.
To buy: logees.com.
- Imported French jute twine―perfect for staking floppy, flower-laden amaryllis stalks and leaning orchids.
To buy: $16, New York Botanical Garden, nybgshopinthegarden.com.
- Le Savon du Jardinier Gardener's Clay soap, which has the deep-cleaning texture of a pumic stone but still bubbles up gently.
To buy: Unfortunately, this product is no longer available.