Do you have someone in your life who’s truly obsessed with wildlife and plants? If so, this list is packed with some outstanding gifts for nature lovers that will only enhance their enjoyment even more. From the majesty of the forests to the tiniest of hummingbirds, this collection of gifts will help them to enjoy the natural world through reading, bird watching, and encouraging the tiniest of pollinators to their garden to help our precious planet.
The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs
The perfect gift for nature lovers, this book will teach them how to read the signs around them to predict weather, find their way, track animals, and more. From the stars to the sand, this book is full of ways to let Mother Nature show us that we don’t need technology at all.
With 10x magnification, these powerful binoculars will allow nature lovers to get up close and personal with animals and birds, while keeping a distance and not disturbing them. With anti-reflective coatings on the lenses, they will provide a crystal clear view, while the centre focus wheel allows for fine tuning.
Few flowers are as representative of summer as the bright and cheerful sunflower, and with this kit, they will be able to grow their own in their garden. Supplied with a recycled egg carton for starting the plants off, this kit also comes with six heirloom variety seeds and the peat to grow them in.
Utterly stunning just as it is, this Ferris Wheel hummingbird feeder will attract these tiny birds to the garden, providing a breath-taking display of color and beauty as they feed. Made from powder coated metal, the wheel has beautifully decorated hand-blown glass bottles from which they can access their essential nectar.
Anyone who enjoys spending time outdoors will know the magic of being surrounded by trees. ‘Forest’ is a stunning book that captures the beauty and majesty of some of the most beautiful trees in the world, and is accompanied by spellbinding photography of woodlands and landscapes, and the people who live there.
Mushroom lovers will adore having and cultivating this unusual gift. Cut from recently felled Aspen and Poplar trees, these logs have been planted with organic oyster mushroom spores, which will yield an abundant harvest every six weeks for roughly three years. All they need to do is keep it in the dark.
Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth
If you know someone who is endlessly fascinated by everything that our planet has to offer, the ‘Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth’ book will give them an unrivalled glimpse into the rocks, plants, fungi, animals, and more that make up this place we call home.
We all know by now that bees are dying out, and if you know someone who is passionate about attracting these fuzzy flying insects to their garden, this Mason Bee House will make an outstanding gift. Made from bamboo, it will attract the hardworking bees, and will give them a place to hibernate, too.
When mothers say ‘eat your greens’ they don’t have these vegetables in mind, but if they did, kids would eat far more! Supplied with pots, soil, and markers, this kit also comes with the all-important seeds to grow exotic veg, like purple carrots, lemon cucumber, black corn, and Romanesco broccoli.
With all 62 National Parks depicted on this mug, travellers can chart their progress by coloring in the tree that marks each one, and then baking it in the oven to ‘set’. Made from ceramic and holding more than 16 fl. oz., this mug will make them smile as they plot their next road trip.
As beautiful to look at as they are useful to nature, these stunning glass orbs will provide a bright and vibrant watering hole for bees and other pollinators to drink from. Textured to hold the perfect amount for the bees to drink, the unique design also means they don’t run the risk of drowning.
Give birds a place to rest, grab a bite, and even have a bath with this beautiful summery bird bath and feeder. Designed like a giant sunflower, the station has a special divided insert that allows different seeds to be placed inside, along with water for a drink or a bath.
Made from enamel so it’s hard wearing and durable, this camping mug can also be used at home as a reminder for them to lose their way in the wilderness once in a while. Printed on both sides, there is a beautiful watercolor scene in blues and greens, along with the words ‘Get Lost’.
Give them their own visiting hummingbird any time they like with this incredibly sweet Humphrey the Hovering Hummingbird Stake. Depicting the tiny bird in flight, this garden decoration is made with colorful glass and copper to add a flash of vibrancy to the outdoors. An 18” stake is included.
What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky
Show them a view of the night sky they’ve never seen before with ‘What We See in the Stars’. This illustrated guide shows the constellations, moon, stars, and planets in a delightfully arty way, illustrated with hand painted art and accompanied by whimsical text that combines legend with science.
This outstanding book makes a stunning gift for nature lovers as it explains how tress are far from being ‘just trees’ and actually have an entire life and community within the forest setting. Describing how they nurture their young, heal each other, and enjoy family life, it’s an eye-opening and beautiful read.
Add both color and motion to their garden with one of these delightful flower spinners. Available as a Sunflower or New York Wildflowers, these spinners are waterproof, making them perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. Supplied with a stake, they need only a gentle breeze to start turning.
Owls are one of the most popular wild birds around today. If you know someone who adores these wonderful creatures, these mugs will make a stunning and practical gift. From the Great Horned Beer Cup to the Sake-sized Elf Owl cup, there are 4 to collect to add to their home bar assortment.
Nature has given us so many treasures, and this fabulous book details more than 100 of them. Ideal for both adults and children, this book shows animals, plants, rocks, and more in exquisite detail, and is accompanied by beautiful photography and illustrations to bring the facts to life.
Make sure the local birds can eat in peace without being scuppered by squirrels with this adorable Glass House Bird Feeder. Made from glass with an attractive brass frame, this little feeder can be filled with food and stuck to a window so those indoors can get front row seats to dinner time.
Help them take cuttings from all their favorite plants with this stunning Propagation Station. With a stand that’s made from wood, this adorable desktop terrarium boasts two heart-shaped vases – one on each side – that can be used to propagate plants, allowing for a clear view as the roots begin to take shape.
Give their brains a workout with this 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle. Supplied in a decorative cylinder inside a muslin bag, this puzzle builds into a wonderful celebration of the USA’s most famous National Parks, showing them in full retro poster glory interspersed with some of the parks’ logos.
Most nature lovers adore their gardens; even when they can’t get out and about, they still have a piece of nature to enjoy. Help them to do it in comfort with this handy Gardener’s Tool Seat. Made with water-resistant nylon and steel, there is also a detachable bag to hold tools and implements.
Even the most insect-phobic would find this caterpillar adorable. Handmade from cast stone in a natural color, Clifford is an 8” long caterpillar who’s enjoying munching the tasty-looking copper leaf that comes with him. The perfect creature for flower beds and pots alike, he’ll add a curious charm to any garden.
They will be able to help the birds out all year long with this stunning Wool Nest Starter. Forged from steel into a beautiful spiral sphere, this hanging ball can be stuffed with seed in the winter, or wool, cotton, and even pet hair so birds can take it to line their nests.
Keep the butterflies flocking to their garden with this attractive Thistle Butterfly Puddler. Handmade from stoneware clay, the tiny bowl is decorated with recycled colored glass, and can be filled with rock salt and water which, when evaporated, becomes a tasty crystallized treat for the butterflies to enjoy.
Birds are attracted to bright, shimmering colors, and that’s exactly what they will get with this beautiful Glass Bird Café. Handmade from hand-blown glass, this stunning dome features flashes of vibrant colors, and comes with a delightful feeding station all around its rim. Suitable for both bird seed and hummingbird nectar.
It’s not always practical to get out among the trees, so bring the trees to them with this amazing Bonsai Starter Kit. The perfect gift for nature lovers, this kit contains seeds for four beautiful miniature trees, as well as all the tools and instructions needed to make their project a success.