Send a thoughtful gift to your someone special who’s been under the weather or generally having a tough time and help them get back to nature. Growing from seed and being creative really helps with mindfulness and well-being
The gift box contains:
3 x Packets of seeds – Lavender, Calendula and Mint with growing instructions on the reverse of each packet
1 x Recipe card with instructions on how to make lavender shortbread, calendula balm and a mint mojito mocktail (can add alcohol for a cocktail)
1 x A6 lined notebook with pencil. Front cover includes the quote “to plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” by Audrey Hepburn
packaged inside an C6 size kraft gift box.
commonly known as pot marigolds and are loved by bees. Sow indoors February-April. Sow outdoors March to June or August to October (later sowings mean the flowers will bloom the following year). They grow to around 60cm tall and will flower from May to October if you dead-head them regularly.
Hidcote variety and are loved by bees, butterflies and birds. They grow to around 60cm tall and can make a stunning edge to a path. Sow indoors February-June. Flowers from July to September the following year.
The smell of fresh mint is very uplifting. This variety can grow quite large, so it’s best to grow it in a pot on your patio. It will die down over winter and emerge again in the spring. Keep watered and dead headed for longer harvesting period. Sow indoors March-June. Seedlings usually appear 14-28 days after sowing. They prefer a sheltered sunny spot.
All seeds are supplied by Mr Fothergills in foil sachets to ensure freshness, however we recommend all seeds are sown within the first year of purchase.
The gift box is C6 size and the recipe card is A6 size. All printed on recycled FSC paper/card
Free postage and packing to UK addresses only via Royal Mail Second Class Post. Delivery can be upgraded to Royal Mail Tracked 24 for a flat fee of £4.99 at the checkout.