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Great Gift Ideas With Eugene

Tuesday, 20 December 2005

GREAT GIFT IDEAS WITH EUGENE

Eugene will be giving us some hints as to what you should buy your green-fingered friends for Christmas!

Christmas Gardening Gifts for the "lady" gardener
Yeoman "Pink Range"
Pink Tool Pouch - €11.99
Pink Swivel Shears - €14.99
Pink Gloves - €5.99
Pink Trowel - €8.99
All widely available

Book
"The New Garden Paradise: Great Private Gardens of the World" by Dominique Browning - €43.80 - widely available
In The New Garden Paradise: Great Private Gardens of the World, Dominique Browning and the editors of House & Garden magazine take us on a private tour of thirty-five of the world's most exquisite examples of cutting-edge garden design.  Astonishing in their range, vibrancy, and attention to detail, many of the featured gardens have never before been shown to the public.  From the beautifully undulating hedges created by renowned Belgian designer Jacques Wirtz to the quiet power of Mia Lehrer's California, The New Garden Paradise offers readers an exclusive showcase of work, and an introduction to this astonishing world of landscape design.

Fireballs
The fireball is a hand crafted, natural stone.  It is a round sphere that is hollowed out to allow a gel to burn and produce a flame.  They are beautiful ornaments for indoors or outdoors.  You put easyfire gel into it to light it.
Small - €145.00
Medium - €199.00
Large - €235.00
Easyfire gel - €9.95
Available from Balgriffin Patio Centre.

Mexican Chiminea
These oven fires were originally used as baking ovens thousands of years ago.  They were adapted in America and are now used as outdoor heaters.  You can burn wood or briquettes in them but not coal.
Mexican Chiminea €175.00 - widely available

TWO GIFTS YOU CAN MAKE UP FOR SOMEBODY
Outdoor window display for front of house
Terracotta Plant Trough €23.00
Solanum €4.50
Cyclamen €2.95
Elwoodii €3.95
Decorations €2.25
Organic Compost €3.95 - all widely available
Total cost: €40.60
Indoor dinner table arrangement
Pot €4.00
Date Palm €2.95
Kalanchoe €3.25
Poinsettia €2.95
Moss €2.95 (a bag)
Decorations €2.25 - all widely available
Total Cost: €18.35

 

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