For a gardener's stocking: gorgeous Christmas gifts

Gorgeous Christmas gifts for gardeners
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All-weather gardeners would love the toasty benefits of Hunter's welly warmers, fleecy socks designed for use with all nylon-lined boots. In pink, cream, pale blue, red, navy and green, from £16.95 a pair, from Harrod Horticultural.
* www.harrodhorticultural.com (0845 402 5300). Last orders by December 20, 2011.
Any gardener with a pot of mint or rosemary would love a glass tisaniere teapot with a chamber to contain home-grown herbs or loose tea, £24.95. From Sarah Raven.
* www.sarahraven.com (0845 092 0283). Last orders by December 17, 2011.
A natural leather bag with multiple pockets for carrying hand tools, gloves and twine makes the ultimate garden holdall, £200 from Petersham Nurseries.
* www.petershamnurseries.com (020 8940 5230). Last orders by December 14, 2011.
A six-pack of garden twine makes the ideal stocking filler — and takes on grand status when dyed in paintbox colours and given a Highgrove label. One 120-metre spool of jute twine in green, natural, red, blue, lilac or terracotta, £2.95. From the Highgrove shop.
* www.highgroveshop.com (0845 521 43420). Last orders by December 19, 2011.
Send a bare-root plum tree that produces excellent fruit for eating, cooking and jam-making — the Victoria is £19.99. Or a Summer Sun cherry tree (18.99) produces springtime blossom and juicy fruits in late July. Both from Suttons Seeds.
* www.suttons.co.uk/christmas (0844 922 3030). Last orders by December 16, 2011.
Urban gardeners who like the idea of a chicken or two strutting around the lawn will love a no-maintenance version with a handsome rust patina that blends beautifully with the landscape; 27cm high, £22.95. From The Worm that Turned.
* www.worm.co.uk; 0844 573 8644. Last orders by December 18, 2011.
Twin blueberry plants in terracotta pots, plus a pot of blueberry jam, make a delicious gift for the foodie gardener; two plants ensure a good crop. Blueberry Box, £38, gift-packed with a message of your choice, from The Gluttonous Gardener.
* www.glut.co.uk (020 7627 0800). Last orders by December 21, 2011.
Sophie Conran has achieved the impossible: made gardening gloves glamorous. Powder blue and grey, with Velcro straps, £14.95. Cotton-cuffed gauntlets prevent blisters from excessive secateur use, £14.95. From Harrod Horticultural.
* www.harrodhorticultural.com (0845 402 5300). Last orders by December 20, 2011.

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