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5 Thoughtful Gifts for Plant Lovers

If you’re a garden fanatic, you’ll love these picks!

Photography: William Ong (Main Photo)

If you've recently taken up gardening as a new hobby or if you have a friend who loves to take care of blooms, we're sure that you're dying to shop for accessories, tools, and other must-haves. With Christmas just a couple of days away, here are gift ideas that you and your friend would surely love:

Planters these days come in different shapes and sizes. You can even recycle bottles and jars to create a statement. Make this Christmas special by giving your dear friend this unique planter designed by noted designer Ito Kish.

Small Liwanag Vase by Ito Kish, price available upon request, KISH.

Who says you can’t water your plants in style? Throw out your old plastic and start using this rustic-inspired must-have.

Watering Can by Design Doctor, price available upon request, Dimensione.

If you have a friend who's in love with succulents, he or she will surely appreciate this lovely pillow. It can liven up a plain sofa and even add a refreshing touch to any space. 

Printed Tropics. Throw Pillows, P995 Each, Dimensione.

How cute is this quirky planter? You can put it on the coffee table in the living area or use it as centerpiece to decorate the dining table.

Seesaw planter, price available upon request, Space Encounters.

A friend who loves to take care of plants would surely appreciate a piece where he or she can showcase his or her prized greens and blooms. This open shelf from ID Furniture is perfect for the balcony! It can be used to display mini plants and a cacti collection.

Chloe Shelf, P3500, ID Furniture.

This snippet originally appeared on the September 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to for more details.

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