Perfect Mother’s Day Picks for Nature Lovers
This Mother’s Day, forget jewelry and chocolate. Go green and buy mom a garden gift. Moms are naturals at helping things grow, and there’s no better place to do that than in the garden. Celebrate your mom – and Mother Nature – with these five unique gift ideas.
Give Mom a Lifetime of Flowers:
There is still plenty of time to give and plant summer flowering bulbs for Mom. Extra props for the son or daughter that plants them, too! This video from Garden Answer shows a spring bulb planting and how you can use the fiery, Bulb of the Year – Crocosmia – in your garden.
Visit Bulb.com for inspiration images and information like how to plant flower bulbs.
Homegrown Nutritious Blueberries she will Love:
Give Mom delicious fruit by choosing one of the new edible berry plants from the Bushel and Berry® collection. Blueberry Buckle™, a quick growing blueberry, stays compact with white bell-shaped flowers that appear in spring and sweet, dark blueberries in summer. Southern Bluebelle™ will be a charming addition to her patio or landscape. This petite blueberry plant produces plump, juicy blueberries in late summer and displays bright red, emerging foliage that turns emerald green as it matures.
For more information on these and other berries, visit www.bushelandberry.com.
For the Mom with no Extra Space:
The new Collapsible Watering Can and Collapsible Watering Bucket from Centurion were created with storage and mobility in mind. Their heavy duty, non-porous silicone material offers superior strength, while the foldable and detachable parts allow freedom to use these products in any space. The Watering Bucket is perfect for gardening, boating and camping while the Watering Can doubles as a storage container.
For more information visit CenturionBrands.com.
When your Mom has a Brown Thumb:
For the busy mom that doesn’t have a lot of time on her hands, give her a beautiful houseplant that practically waters itself. Costa Farms new Wick & Grow™ self-watering system is a simple and efficient solution for people who love and appreciate houseplants but tend to forget to water them. With Wick & Grow™, your mom never has to think about how much or how often she needs to water her houseplants because the plants only drink as much as they want, when they want.
Learn more about this easy solution at www.wickandgrow.com
DIY a Container Garden for Mom:
Create a container garden for Mother’s Day. Start with Espoma’s quality organic potting mix and Bloom! liquid fertilizer to get the best blooms. Find more inspiration here.
If you are feeling lucky, The Espoma Company is looking to make Mother’s Day extra special for 3 moms this Mother’s Day. Enter their Facebook contest on Wednesday May 8th, for your chance to win!