Gifts for the Gardener (or the Gardener at Heart)

by | Dec 12, 2018

When it comes to gift giving, they say it’s the thought that counts, and it’s true! Should you be stuck for ideas, however, we are happy to offer you several. No matter what kind of gardener is on your list - from ‘The Pro’ to ‘They Kill Plastic Plants’ - we have a plethora of beautiful, practical, fun, long lasting and/or tasty gifts to shop from!
For the Garden Connoisseur

  • ‘Yuletide’ Camellia
  • Golden Winter Pines
  • ‘Ice ‘n Roses’ Hellebores
  • Arbutus Trees

For the Indoor Gardener

  • Winter Succulent Gardens
  • Orchids (& orchid food for the growing season)
  • Misting Bottles
  • Locally-Made Cedar Craft & Co. Wooden Shelves

For the Culinary Gardener

  • Persimmon Trees
  • Indoor Sprouting Seeds
  • Perennial Herbs
  • Gourmet Village Dip Mixes & Warmers
  • European Gourmet Spreads & Cookies
Ice and Roses Hellebore
air plants
For the Novice Gardener

  • Snake Plants
  • Air Plants & Cool Display Containers
  • Moisture Meters

For the Young Gardener

  • Cute Garden Gloves
  • Animal-Shaped Watering Cans
  • Child-Sized Wheelbarrows
  • Nectar Dots (hand-held hummingbird feeders)
  • Jack & The Beanstalk Growing Structure

For the Pro Gardener

  • New Pruners & Loppers
  • Citrus Shrubs
  • Hawes English Watering Cans
For the Adventurous Gardener

  • Tickets to the 2019 Northwest Flower & Garden Festival in Seattle (Feb. 20-24, 2019)

For the Fashionable Gardener

  • ‘McNutt of Donegal’ Irish Scarves
  • Cozy Socks & Toques

For the All-Weather Gardener

  • Crocs Boots
  • Watson Gloves
  • Kneeling Pads & EZ-Risers
  • Umbrellas
  • Solar Lights (so they can work into the night!)
  • Gourmet Hot Chocolates & Mugs (to warm up after a long day)
Mcnutt of Donegal Irish scarves
Rosalinde Blake natural soy candles
Fairy garden figurines
For the Romantic Gardener

  • Rosalinde Blake Natural Soy Candles
  • Glass Garden Lanterns
  • David Austin Roses

For the Fairy Gardener

  • Fairy Garden Figurines or Gnomes
  • Small Tropical Plants (for indoor fairy gardens)
  • Small Evergreens, Wintergreen Berry Plants & Hellebores (for outdoor fairy gardens)
  • Solar Lights or Battery-Operated Micro-Lights
  • Unique Planters & Plant Stands

For the Musical Gardener

  • Woodstock Windchimes
  • Rain Chains
  • Bird Feeders (for natural tunes!)
For the Bee-Friendly Gardener

  • Mason Bee Houses
  • Pollinator Seed Blends
  • Mahonia Shrubs, Winter Heather & Hellebores

For the Pet-Loving Gardener

  • Dog-Spot Remover
  • Potted Cat Grass or Cat Grass Seeds
  • Catnip Seed

For the ‘Drinking Wine is a Garden Activity, Right?’ Gardener

  • Funny Signage to that Effect!
  • Festive Wine Glasses (& decorative napkins for the occasional spill)
  • Garden Benches
  • European Patio Lighting
wine signs
beer soap
For the Well-Read Gardener

  • Local Lore Books

For the Full Fragrance Gardener

  • Viburnum ‘Pink Dawn’
  • Hamamelis (Chinese Witch Hazel)

For the Impatient Gardener

  • Grow Lights
  • Planting Media
  • Forcing Bulbs
  • Fertilizers & Natural Amendments

For the ‘I’ll Drink to Your Success’ Gardener

  • Moscow Mule Cups & Spice Mixes
  • Shimmerology Powders
  • Beer Soap
Still stuck? Not to worry, we also have Gift Cards! Gift Cards are available for purchase online via Shopify (for pre-set values) or in-store for any denomination. You can also call us at 604.792.3799 to order over the phone.

More Gift Inspiration

Be sure to visit the fantastic boutiques and café on-site for even more wonderful ideas! Aromatica Fine Teas offers more than 200 varieties of tea, tea service supplies, handmade soaps, decadent chocolates, and a wealth of tea knowledge so that you can match the tea to your loved one! Switzer’s Vintage Décor carries a huge selection of vintage decorative pieces, collectibles, country-themed decor and antique furnishings perfect for those who’d love to have a touch of yesteryear in their homes.

Finally, Cultivate Café is the open, airy, cozy in-store café that is so welcoming! They offer a delicious array of home-baked goods, homemade soups and meals that are divine – plus they have gift certificates! Cultivate is licensed, so you can enjoy a glass of wine, beer or cider with your meal too. They make an ideal ‘regroup and refuel’ destination during this busy season, and a lovely place to meet up with friends and family in the new year.

Minter Country Garden is truly a destination garden store! We invite you to come for a visit this holiday season, whether it’s to shop, enjoy some holiday fun, savour a meal, or to surround yourself with colourful growing things and a lot of holiday spirit. See you soon!