Plants, mankind’s greatest enemy, are finally on the ropes thanks to global warming. Help a gardener to hunt the last of these enormous nitrogen junkies with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Gardening Gear and Gifts
A host of useful and stylish gear and apparel readies gardeners for warm weather and rewarding backyard toil, with selections including gardening gloves ($6–$32), a Garden Bandit weeder ($13.99; $35 with telescoping handle), Lampe Berger fragrance ($24) and Bauble Lulu beads, capable of fitting most brand-name charm bracelets ($8.99 each).
Green & Bear It
Amid the sunny, pistachio-coloured walls of Green & Bear It, a treasure trove of chic outdoor wear, useful gardening gear, and sweet-smelling lotions and perfumes decks out greenskeepers with the tools and trinkets of successful plant husbandry. Customers don wellington boots from Hunter for strolling through dewy pastures, or equip themselves with hedge clippers, rakes, and pitchforks for clearing new beds or chasing away trespassing frankenstein monsters. Over 500 varieties of non-GMO heirloom seeds from West Coast Seeds sprinkle the earth with fresh new greenery, and Woodstock Chimes fill the air with haunting notes and melodies carried by the wind. Guests ready themselves for fruitful yardwork labours with adorable floppy sun hats, sleek rain jackets, and Swarovski-crystal jewellery from local artist Kelly Sweet.