Gifts from the Garden 100 Gorgeous Homegrown Presents Debora Robertson

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    240 x 210 x 14mm
    20 Sep 2012
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Brimming with ideas from the pretty to the practical, Gifts from the Garden contains more than 100 projects that use the gardener’s bounty throughout the seasons. Divided into Flowers and Herbs, and Fruit and Vegetables, Debora includes gifts that are edible, for your home and for your wellbeing. There are potted bulbs in teacups and decorated personal seed packets, a lavender, rose and chamomile bubble bath, flower and fruit lip balms, a tisane planter and a pizza herb window box, as well as festive wreaths and ideas for using flowers and foliage when wrapping presents. And of course delicious ideas like toffee apples, herbal teas, spice rubs, chilli jams, courgette muffins and quince vodka to name a few! So whether you want to give something practical for the home, indulgent to enjoy at bathtime, or to complement a delicious dinner, there is a present that will suit everyone.

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'I like this book. Gifts made from things you've grown are always gifts from the heart - a great pleasure to give and to receive.' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

'Cookery writer Debora Robertson, who works for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at River Cottage, details 100 home-grown presents that are as achievable as they are attractive.' Evening Standard

'As well as providing delicious food, your garden can also be a valuable source of unusual and thrifty presents.'
The Telegraph

'Beautifully photographed and nicely styled, the book features a wide range of gifts from the home as well as toiletries, food and preserves, many of which are pretty and highly feminine.'
Gardens Illustrated

'Jam-packed with practical and unique projects, Debora Robertson's Gifts From The Garden contains more than 100 gift ideas that utilise every gardener's bounty. Combining the art of gardening and crafting, try your hand at delicious toffee apples, herbal teas, chilli jams and pizza herb window boxes. There's a present that will suit everyone.'
Your Home

'Handmade Christmas presents tend to surpass any other, which is why we love Debora Robertson's new book, Gifts From The Garden. Her 100 ways to use garden plants as edibles or decorative presents are irresistible and quite easy to do. With growing hints, packaging ideas and beautiful photographs by Yuki Sugiura, the book itself is an ideal present.'
Homes & Gardens

'The garden can provide an infinite source of inspiration, and in her book, Debora Robertson takes herbs, flowers, fruit, vegetables and nuts to make special and unusual gifts to give away.' The Simple Things

'This fabulous book contains over 100 pretty and practical projects for any green fingered crafter to make use of their garden's bounty throughout the seasons…there's a huge choice of ideas, from the edible to the decorative, including potted bulbs in pretty teacups, personalised seed packets, herbal teas and floral-scented lip balms.' Period Homes and Interiors Magazine

'Gifts From The Garden by Debora Robertson is full of simple horticultural ideas for rainy days.' Sainsbury's Magazine

Debora Robertson is the associate food editor of RED magazine and works for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at River Cottage. She also writes a blog lickedspoon