Laced and flocked with glittery snow, the trees were decked in holiday splendor as the setting sun adorned the sky in shades of fire and ice.

Christmas is a mere 12 days away, and if you haven’t completed your shopping just yet, consider the following gifts for the gardener in your life:

Sweeney’s Gift Certificates

A great gift for anyone, anytime of the year!  Sweeney’s gift certificates can be purchased in any denomination for any of the many services we provide!  How about a month’s worth of mowing for aging parents, neighbors or friends, or anyone who could use a break?  Consider an ornamental tree or trees hand -selected and planted for the newlywed couple, new home buyer or even in memory of a loved one?  There’s also Spring and Fall Clean Ups, mulch or gravel installation, lawn maintenance and fertilization, and landscape design and installation.  Contact Sweeney’s today!  What better way to say you care than to give the gift of beauty and time.

Garden Hods

Traditional New England hods are perfect for harvesting fruits, vegetables and flowers.  Mesh bottom allows you to rinse and drain your harvest.  Can also be used for storage within the house, shed or garage.

Garden Kneeler/Seat

Frame made from either steel or wood comes equipped with extra thick pad, which can be used for kneeling or flipped over for a comfy, padded bench.  Folds flat for storage.  Eases back pain as well.

Fold Down/Re-Usable Garden Can

Collapsible garbage can springs open automatically for use.  Great when working alone for collecting leaves, twigs or grass clippings.  Collapses flat for easy storage.

Mason Bee House

Houses aren’t just for birds anymore!  Bamboo bee house designed by experts to attract native bees.  Help your garden, help these prolific pollinators, help the environment, and bee a hero!

Wheelbarrow Organizer

Organizer/garden tray fits easily into wheelbarrow, so you can carry all your tools, beverages and materials all in one easy load.  Some are even equipped with a waterproof compartment for your phone or glasses.

Plant of the Week

Charles Joly Lilac

Medium, upright shrub produces fragrant, deep magenta, double flower clusters early to Mid-Spring amongst bright green foliage.  Grows 8-12′ tall and 8-12′ wide.  Prefers full sun and moist well-drained soil.  Attracts hummingbirds.

“Pleasure is spread through the earth

In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.”

-William Wordsworth

Best wishes,

Kim Sweeney