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A Thoughtful Holiday Gift Guide

A Thoughtful Holiday Gift Guide

We’re here to help make your holiday gift giving a breeze and, dare we say it, fun! Whether you are trying to come up with thoughtful gifts for your family, friends or coworkers (or maybe you’re shopping for yourself!), we’ve rounded up the ultimate list of our favorite presents at Swansons. We have something for everyone on your list to enjoy, whether they are a gardener or not.

Holiday Gift Guide!

Holiday Gift Guide!

All of us at Swansons struggle with finding the perfect gift sometimes, too - but we're lucky to have a multitude of amazing items all around us every day. So we decided to offer up a curated gallery of our favorite gifts.

You'll find something for everyone on your list - from gardening fanatics to little brothers to your one true love. Click on each image to see the items in more detail.

Book Review: Apartment Gardening by Amy Pennington

Book Review: Apartment Gardening by Amy Pennington

Our annual veggie collection has arrived, and every year we receive more questions on porch and patio gardening: “I’d like to eat healthier by growing more fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs on my apartment balcony or windowsill, where do I start?” With so many varieties of plants and so little space, getting a successful start to container gardening can be daunting, but local landscaping and edible gardens consultant Amy Pennington has written Apartment Gardening to get you growing.  

23 Books For A Winter's Day

23 Books For A Winter's Day

 With our recent chilly temps and current dreary, grey drizzle, it feels like the perfect time to stay inside and cozy up with a mug of tea and a good book. With that in mind, I offer up a curated selection of Swansons' literary offerings, available in our conservatory gift shop. From cookbooks to gardening classics to gorgeous coffee table books, there are more than enough choices to while away the long rainy season.