Eden harvests the best grow-your-own gifts for Father’s Day
From decadent truffle trees to coffee growing kits, the Eden Project has gathered a collection of gifts that keep on giving for Father’s Day.
Along with unique gardening gifts, the educational charity’s online shop is packed with presents to help dads relax, have fun and make the most of a family day.
It showcases the very best of plants, food, drink and unique treats – many of which come from Westcountry producers. Each gift is recycled, organic, sustainable or fairly traded.
For the full range of Eden Project gifts on offer, go to: www.edenprojectshop.com
Grow-your-own shiitake mushrooms £32.50
These Cornish beech or oak logs have been fully colonised so you can harvest your own fresh, smoky mushrooms at home.
Eden ale gift bag £16.50
This specially blended Eden ale is a Cornish classic. Brewed by Sharp’s Brewery, it combines flavoursome hops with a subtle, malty taste. The gift bag includes Eden’s own walnut chutney, which complements the ale perfectly.
Professional Eden tools from £13.50
Made to the specification of Eden’s own gardening team, with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) approved wood and boron steel, these tools are incredibly tough and built to last. Eden has a vast range, including a traditional English spade, an all-round practical spork and a connoisseur’s asparagus knife.
Garlic lovers hamper £34.50
This hamper is a celebration of all things garlic, including garlic mayonnaise, onion marmalade, hot garlic pickle and hot smoked garlic bulb. It is all beautifully wrapped in a wicker hamper.
Organic cotton director’s chairs £35
These FSC solid Beech chairs are perfect for relaxing in the garden. They are light, easy to fold away and incredibly comfortable. Buy a pair and save £5.
Truffle-producing oak tree £24.50
These clever Cornish-grown trees make a brilliant gift for food connoisseurs. The young trees have been inoculated with truffle spores and simply need planting. Once ready, they will grow truffles for up to 50 years.
Grow-your-own coffee gift bag £15.50
Containing a Cornish-grown coffee plant, a bone china mug and Eden Project coffee beans, this gift bag is great for those who love their coffee fix.
Fairly traded hammock £55.00
Eden’s 100% cotton garden hammock is made in Brazil by a team who provide more than 100 workers with a secure job and a fair wage. The hammock comes in its own matching bag and can be easily packed up when not in use.
Chilli lovers hamper £29.50
This is an ideal gift hamper for anyone who likes their food spicy. The gift includes chilli jelly, a selection of chilli chocolate, Eden’s extremely hot chilli seeds, sweet chilli dipping sauce and jalapeño chilli seeds.
Eden Project bucket barbecue 18.50
This portable barbecue is practical and handy. It is lightweight and has wooden carrying handles, making it perfect for a last-minute barbecue with minimum fuss. It's economical, environmentally friendly, stylish and comes in four funky colours.
Smite – the ultimate family game £19.50
This competitive game can be enjoyed by all ages so gather up the family and play a game of Smite in the garden, park or at the beach. It takes a steady hand and a bit of skill but the aim is easy. Truly addictive, there’s a Smite world championship held in Cornwall every year.
Gift vouchers from £10
If it’s too difficult to decide between Eden’s irresistible, ethical products, let your dad choose for himself. The gift vouchers last for a year and can be used to buy anything from the online range.