Sustainable Mother's Day Gifts
It’s a classic, moms often end up receiving flowers on Mother's Day, because of lack of time or ideas. We have a few alternatives to suggest that are just as colourful, durable and above all practical.
Often, mothers who are advancing in age have a little less energy and even space for gardening. We therefore suggest that you take an hour and do some gardening for your mother. Get a window box and plant her favourite herbs in it: parsley, basil, thyme, mint ... It's practical and pretty! Of course, this idea is also for mothers who simply lack the time.
*** If it's a window box to suspend, remember to install it!
Fruits and vegetables in pots
If you don’t have much time on your hands, consider visiting a horticultural center. They offer potted fruits and vegetables, such as strawberry plants that can be bought in hanging planters. They produce beautiful little white flowers and then, delicious strawberries. One can also opt for mini-trees of decorative peppers, also sold in pots. They’ll add colour to your kitchen and with basic care, they can be kept for a long time.
Take the time to stroll up and down the isles of your local gardening center. You’ll find that there are many alternatives to traditional bouquets of cut flowers. It’s up to you to find the one best