27 plant gifts for plant lovers

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If you didn’t know a Plant Person before, chances are you do. The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a botanical boom: a new crop of victory gardeners has caused seeds to leak; sales of plant-based meat substitutes and other foods have skyrocketed; as well as sales of both legal and quasi-legal plants.

Eleven Madison Park, considered one of the best restaurants in the world, launched an all-vegan menu (which didn’t please all diners) in June. And fashion houses from New York to Paris are committed to using more plant materials in their collections.

The current craze started to take hold even before the pandemic, however, with millennials, in part inspired by a cottage industry of “plant fluencers,” increasing plant purchases in the years leading up to 2020. Like younger users. social media, some plant users have migrated to TikTok, suggesting that plant appreciation may be one of the few things the app’s many Gen Z users have in common with their older cohort. .

All that to say: a plant-related gift would seem like a relatively foolproof option this holiday season. Whether they are actually herbal or just herbal, the selection here includes things to satisfy the tastes of both the garden variety and the eccentric, products made from materials made from plants, gardening and growing equipment, trendy for those who prefer to carry their plants on their purse (or their feet).

“Edible Flowers”, by Monica Nelson, $ 35

Instead of wrapping real edible flowers, Ms Nelson’s book, released this month, features original photographs by Adrianna Glaviano that will teach the reader how to find some for themselves.

The Qi Rosy ritual set, $ 70

The Qi’s flower-based teas “bloom” when you brew them in the ceramic mug included in this set, handcrafted in Brooklyn.

Oli & Carol “Brucy The Broccoli” Teether, $ 18.99

To introduce children to vegetables early. This toy is made of natural rubber and there are more options (mushrooms, kale, avocado) if broccoli isn’t their thing.

“Super Natural Simple,” by Heidi Swanson, $ 28

A sequel to the New York Times Ms. Swanson’s best-selling “Super Natural Cooking,” 2021 cookbook features recipes that NYT Food Editor-in-Chief Nikita Richardson describes as “boneless vegetarian cuisine with flavor.”

Taika Coffee Sample Box, $ 36

The sample includes Taika’s canned black coffee, oat milk latte, and macadamia latte, which contain fungi and other adaptogens extracted from plants, making them more herbal than coffee. derived from grains alone. Each can contains 100 milligrams of caffeine and is gluten free and naturally sweet.

JW Anderson Vegetarian Belt Tote, $ 530

Lined in suede, the radish of the JW Anderson tote bag is pictured on a canvas made from recycled plastic bottles.

Champion Valley Cruise Press Plants Sweatshirt, $ 62

A cozy layer to fall asleep.

Plasticana gardening clogs, $ 62

Plasticana’s clogs, intended for gardening but portable for almost everything, are made in France with recyclable hemp plastic.

Today Glitter, Silver, from $ 12

Maybe you’ve read that most glitter is made from microplastics which can take 1,000 years to biodegrade? These cosmetic glitters are not the most. It is made with BioGlitter Pure, a substance derived from wood harvested according to standards set by the Forest Certification Recognition Program, which allows it to biodegrade safely in freshwater, according to even more standards set by TÃœV Austria, one of two independent certification bodies. authorized by the European Association of Bioplastics.

Plum amethyst Gabriella Kiss earrings, $ 900

A refined version of stone fruit, Mme Kiss’s amethyst “plums” are embellished with delicate gold leaf. There is also a pair of carnelian “peaches”.

Ten Over Ten celery oil, $ 26

The vegan formula of this nail treatment includes celery seed, meadowfoam and chia seed oils. Packaged in a roll-on applicator, the brand presents it as “a green juice for your nails”.

Yayoi Kusama pumpkin purse, $ 120

The takeover of the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx by Ms. Kusama was a highlight of her lineup this year. The motif of this pouch recalls the points of the artist’s “Dancing Pumpkin” presented in the exhibition.

Large Loewe Tomato Leaf Candle, $ 404

One way to extend the tomato season? By burning the Loewe candle, which lasts 80 hours and smells, according to the brand, “the fresh and green aroma of the vines just before they burst into fruit”. Medium ($ 189) and small ($ 94) sizes are also available.

Binu Binu The Big Block Shaman Charcoal Soap, $ 75

A 1 pound block of soap to plant next to a sink or tub made with boricha, a barley tea roasted with antioxidants, and infused with essential oils of lavender, cedar and wood sandalwood.

Set of 5 HA KO Paper Incense Wood Boxes with Incense Mat, $ 34

Made from Japanese washi paper, the five incenses in this set look like fallen tree leaves. Each has a different scent, which includes jasmine, cinnamon, sandalwood, citrus, and agarwood.

Demeter Dirt, from $ 6.38

To smell dirty is disgusting. But feel of dirt is evocative. Black Thumb may use Demeter’s scent, first released in 1996, as a way to suggest that they are more competent gardeners. The green thumb can use it to transport them to their favorite growing plot.

Lomi kitchen composter, from $ 499

This stylish countertop composter from Pela, known for its supposedly biodegradable phone cases, turns trash into soil with the push of a button. Available for pre-order, it will be shipped nationwide by February 2022.

Bamboozle bamboo compost bin, $ 50

The analogue may prefer Bamboozle’s minimalist trash cans, which are available in three matte colors and are made of a bamboo material which the brand claims will biodegrade.

Shed Creations Potting Seed Storage Kit, $ 27

It was noted that the seeds have recently been more difficult to find. This kit includes boxes, labels and other materials needed to collect and store those from your own plants.

Pack of 8 Sprout Pencils, $ 15.99

Another way to acquire seeds, each of Sprout’s pencils has a pod on one end that you can plant when you’re done using it. They will become herbs, flowers or vegetables.

Haws Indoor Watering Can, $ 134.95

Arguably the best there is, the watering can has a spout that mimics natural precipitation and a copper body that makes it look like an heirloom.

Snow Peak Jumbo Camping Bucket, $ 59.95

Built to withstand the elements but chic enough for urban gardeners, Snow Peak’s bucket can be used to forage for mushrooms in a forest or haul vegetables from the rooftop garden to the apartment kitchen.

Your everyday terracotta planter with a touch of Bauhaus inspiration. The graphic lines can be painted in white, black or blue and are made by hand.

Cereria Introna fennel candle, $ 26

The family business Cereria Introna has been making candles in Italy since 1840. While some take the classic conical shape, the most delicious, like this fennel bulb, are more whimsical.

The poinsettia plant in a green vase, $ 550

A traditional festive flower, except this one, made of paper by artist Livia Cetti, can be concocted year after year.


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