Gift Guide: The Gardener

Three-Month Flower Delivery Subscription
Combat the endless gray of winter with cheerful fresh cut blooms delivered monthly to your doorstep from Snapdragon Flowers' charming West Philly shop.
From $145

Potting Soil
Until the frost lifts and the ground softens, keep gardeners content tending to healthy indoor plants, bolstered by Organic Mechanics' premium-blend potting soil, enriched with compost, pine bark, coir, worm castings and perlite.
$11.99 for 16 quarts

‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ by Peter Wohlleben
The forest is a magical place, and this best-selling book by Peter Wohlleben, a respected German forester, proves it with scientific discoveries of trees’ communication habits, family structures, mutual support systems and other amazing facts.
$15

Nursery Gift Certificate
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve offers more than 200 species of plants native to our region. It also prizes education: Knowledgeable staff is there to answer questions. They also offer copious amounts of online resources for gardeners who want to become better acquainted with native gardening.
Various pricing

Cedar Planter Box Class
Give plants lovingly raised from tiny seeds a home they deserve with a cedar planter box built by hand in this one-day class from Philadelphia Woodworks. It's great for beginners and seasoned woodworkers alike.
$149 + materials ($49)