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Amber’s Top 5 Gift Ideas

Amber has hand picked her top 5 gift ideas for different occasions. Whether you are looking for birthday gifts, anniversary gifts or another occasion; we have gifts to suit everyone!

Birthday!

Milestone Beginners Comprehensive Baby Bonsai Set with Choose Your Age Tag – This baby bonsai set is perfect for beginners; the Chinese Elm is a very hardy variety of bonsai. The set includes a broom-style Chinese Elm, a pair of bonsai scissors, a drip tray, a watering can and a bottle of feed; essential for any bonsai beginner! The added interest of the milestone age tag allows you to personalise your gift (there is a no age option too).

Anniversary!

Beginners Flowering Starter Bonsai Kit – Happy Anniversary Edition – The flowering Oriental Tea Tree is a favourite amongst bonsai enthusiasts due to its glossy leaves and dainty white summertime flowers. This gift includes a twisty shaped Tea Tree, a drip tray, a pair of scissors and a bottle of feed. The hanging tag adds a pop of colour to the tree. 

This is a versatile choice!

 Beginners Star Sign Zodiac Gift – Indoor Fruiting Bonsai – Woodland Style – This fruiting orchard-style Chinese Sweet Plum gift is perfect for the person in your life that lives by their horoscope! You can choose the zodiac sign pebble which sits perfectly on the soil. The Chinese Sweet Plum displays small purple fruits and colourful tips through the foliage during summer. 

Birthday, anniversary, or another occasion!

Beginners Bonsai with ‘I Love You’ Tag – Gift your other half to a bonsai that they can cherish and admire for a lifetime. The Chinese Elm symbolises inner strength, intuition, wisdom & love; what an original way to show your partner that you care. The cute hedgehog “I Love You” tag adds a personal touch.  

Christmas!

 Sensational Medium Flowering Christmas Gift Set – Christmas is only 16 Sundays away which might seem a while off but before you know it, the Christmas rush will be here. Get ahead and start shopping for Christmas today! At the checkout, you will find our delivery calendar which allows you to pre-order your gifts. Not only is this perfect for getting ahead, but it also allows you to spread the cost. My favourite Christmas gift is this gift set which includes a twisty Tea Tree, a pair of scissors, a drip tray, a bottle of feed, a Bonsai Direct care handbook and lovely hanging ornament.

If you need more gift ideas, take a look through our gift section. You can always send us a message or email, we can help you choose the perfect gift!

Occasions for Gifting a Bonsai

We have a range of bonsai for different occasions whether you are gifting for a birthday, retirement or a wedding. All bonsai symbolise different meanings too which makes gifting a bonsai even more personal!

Birthdays

Our birthday gifting is our largest gift section. We have made a variety of different gifts for lots of different recipients.
We also have zodiac sign gifts, milestone age gifts, birthday gifts for him and birthday gifts for her.

Weddings & Anniversaries

We often create some beautiful twin premium compositions but we also have a wonderful range of lower priced gifts for weddings and anniversaries.

A New Chapter

We believe a bonsai is a fantastic gift to mark a new chapter in ones life. We have created gifts for retirements, new family arrivals and any other reason you may want to congratulate someone!

A Special Note

Sympathy, thank you, get well soon, are a few other reasons you may buy a bonsai gift.

Special Events

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentines Day and Christmas are the perfect occasions to give a bonsai!

Looking for a specific person?

If you are struggling to gift a special person in your life, we have made things much easier by tailor making gifts for everyone;
Mum & Dad, Brother & Sister, Grandparents, Grandchildren, Aunts & Uncles, Son & Daughter, Niece & Nephew, Special Friends and Him/Her.

Why gift a bonsai?

People are becoming more aware about choosing environmentally friendly gifts and presents with little impact and sustainable beauty.
Bonsai are living trees which are natural, artistic and make stunning & unusual gifts for men and women. An unusual present for him or her which is eco-friendly and quite literally green. Many people purchase bonsai as gifts for vegans, animal lovers or someone who appreciates something which is natural and beautiful.
All bonsai trees are shown to be effective in carbon absorption (binding atmospheric carbon which is responsible for climate change) and aids in the fight for Clean Air. 

Star Sign Zodiac Birthday Bonsai Tree Gifts

Do you have a friend who lives by their zodiac sign?

We have a range of varieties of gorgeous trees in our “Star Sign Gifts” section which would make wonderful presents.
The added interest of the tasteful white pebble makes these trees the perfect gift for your loved one who embraces the components of their star sign.

If you are buying for a beginner to the world of Bonsai, we would recommend one of our excellent value kits!
They include the essentials needed to care for a Bonsai.

Not sure which star sign you or your recipient are? See the list below:

♒︎ Aquarius: January 21st – February 18th
♓︎ Pisces: February 19th – March 20th
♈︎ Aries: March 21st – April 19th
♉︎ Taurus: April 20th – May 20th
♊︎ Gemini: May 21st – June 20th
♋︎ Cancer: June 21st – July 22nd
♌︎ Leo: July 23rd – August 22nd
♍︎ Virgo: August 23rd – September 22nd
♎︎ Libra: September 23rd – October 22nd
♏︎ Scorpio: October 23rd – November 21st
♐︎ Sagittarius: November 22nd – December 21st
♑︎ Capricorn: December 22nd – January 20th

Here’s a quick star sign get to know:
Aquarius, Gemini and Libra are all Air signs. Air signs are usually intelligent, great at communicating and versatile. They can be indecisive and curious at times. Yet, they tend to approach life from a logical standpoint.
Pisces, Cancer and Scorpio are all Water signs. These signs like to go with the flow as they prefer an emotional or intuitive approach to life. The water element is symbolic of emotions, dreams, healing and the cycle of death and rebirth.
Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are all Fire signs. They are passionate, energetic and creative. Fire signs are usually spontaneous and have a knack for inspiration.
Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are all Earth Signs. They are usually very grounded, dependable and hard-working people.

Don’t forget to add your gift wrapping, personalised tags or complimentary gift message at the checkout!

Eco Friendly Bonsai Tree Gifts UK – Ethical & Environmentally Friendly Birthday & Christmas Gifts

Unique, Eco Friendly Birthday Bonsai Gifts for Him & Her.

Unique, Eco Friendly Birthday Bonsai Gifts for Him & Her.
People are becoming more aware about choosing environmentally friendly gifts and presents with little impact and sustainable beauty.
Bonsai are living trees which are natural, artistic and make stunning & unusual gifts for men and women. An unusual present for him or her which is eco-friendly and quite literally green. Many people purchase bonsai as gifts for vegans, animal lovers or someone who appreciates something which is natural and beautiful.
A bonsai is a unique gift for every occasion. They are perfect for any event such as birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, births, wedding or memorial and retirements.

With the gesture of gifting a bonsai tree, not only are you surprising friends and family with spectacular presents you are also being eco friendly and responsible. All bonsai trees are shown to be effective in carbon absorption (binding atmospheric carbon which is responsible for climate change) and aids in the fight for Clean Air. For instance, the Jade Tree, or “Money Tree”, is extremely efficient at absorbing more carbon from the earth’s atmosphere than most other plants; this variety also has a beautiful meaning of good luck and prosperity. Thus making them the perfect, unique eco friendly birthday bonsai gifts for him & her. You are able to add accessories (if they are not already included), making them a fantastic beginners gift.

All bonsai symbolise different things and may remind you of different people in your life.
The Chinese Elm symbolises inner strength, intuition, wisdom & love; I would gift this variety to my dad.
The Oriental Tea Tree symbolises courage & heart, love & devotion; I would gift this variety to my mum.
The Roseapple Myrtle symbolises love, good fortune, long life & joyful living; I would gift this variety to my children.

Bonsai make fabulous unusual & unique birthday gifts for him

Fantastic & inspired gifts for your husband, father, brother, boyfriend, fiancée, granddad and friends.

Looking for an unusual gift for him? Men are always tricky to buy for, whether you are looking for a birthday, anniversary or Christmas gift. So if you are looking for a gift which he is bound to love, which is simply gorgeous and perhaps the start of a new hobby, look no further than a stunning indoor bonsai tree. Perfect for the home or office and offers so much more than tacky gadgets and fattening chocolates.

Let us help you find a cool present for your fabulous father, brilliant brother, handsome husband or fantastic friend.

We have gifts to suit all levels of bonsai enthusiast. Is the special man in your life a beginner to bonsai? Or is he a collector who would like to add to his collection?
Our gift sets include bonsai essentials needed to give your bonsai the best care. These include feed, mist, scissors, trays and much more; finished off with a lovely happy birthday balloon and optional gift wrapping!

You may even choose the delivery date so that the gift arrives on their birthday or anniversary.
Bonsai make affordable, fun and beautiful gifts for any occasion. They are bespoke and one-of-a-kind so buy an unusual gift for him online today.

Their meanings

Each bonsai variety symbolises a different meaning, this is a great way of tailoring your gift to your specific recipient.
The Chinese Elm radiates inner strength, intuition, wisdom & love.
The Oriental Tea Tree signifies courage & heat, love &devotion.
The Chinese Sweet Plum symbolises protection, creativity, new life & warm wishes.
The Tree of a Thousand Stars/Snowrose radiates well being, good luck & hope.
The Myrtle/Roseapple signifies love, good fortune, long life & joyful living.
The Aromatic Pepper symbolises purification, healing, protection, peace & harmony.
The Ficus Retusa/Fig radiates health, fertility & love.
The Miniature Jade signifies good luck & prosperity.

New Exclusive Natural Bonsai Gifts

Premium range natural bonsai tree gifts



We have a brand new theme of bonsai gifts. Beautiful indoor bonsai trees with a choice of naturally inspired gift themes. The themes incorporate beautiful ribbons and themed occasion tags.
All gifts in this range are supplied with ceramic drips trays and represent the very best in quality indoor bonsai.
Bonsai varieties include

  • Stunning Chinese Elm Bonsai (a beautiful representation of a woodland tree)
  • The Chinese Sweet Plum Bonsai which displays pretty purple fruits as it matures
  • The Oriental Tea Tree Bonsai which displays small white flowers
  • Aromatic Pepper Tree Bonsai with its lovely fresh fruity fragrance
occasion-theme-1-red-merry-christmas
occasion-theme-3-rustic-christmas
occasion-theme-4-happy-birthday
occasion-theme-5-red-with-love
occasion-theme-7-wedding
occasion-theme-8-for-her
occasion-theme-9-for-him
occasion-theme-10-best-dad
occasion-theme-11-best-mum
occasion-theme-15-retirement

Please see some examples of our new range of gift occasion themes:

We offer free next working day on all bonsai. Alternatively, you can choose your preferred delivery date at the checkout. You will also receive a care guide with tips, general variety information and symbolism with each bonsai.

Please keep in touch!

An eco-friendly bonsai tree from a small, independent UK business who are conscious about their sustainability and are helping to fight the fight for clean air.

If you are unsure about which bonsai tree is best for you, for your gift, or you have any other queries, please contact us and one of our friendly team will get back to you.

Make sure you sign up for our newsletter  (at the bottom of the page) for priority access to new products and exclusive offers. You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Pinterest for behind the scenes, tutorials and lots of other care advice!

 

New selection of Bonsai Birthday Gifts from Bonsai Direct

Bonsai Direct offers the complete birthday gift service.

  • Choose from hundreds of lovely indoor or outdoor bonsai and special birthday gift packs which include Happy Birthday balloons. To see our bespoke gift selection please click here:
    https://www.bonsaidirect.co.uk/products/bonsai-gifts/bonsai-birthday-gifts
  • Additionally, you may pre-order bonsai gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s day and many more occasions. Choose the date you would like our couriers to deliver your gift.
  • Complimentary gift card for your birthday message.
  • Bespoke bonsai birthday gifts ‘for him’ or ‘for her’. Stylish bonsai gift packages to delight friends and family.
  • Another point to add, Bonsai Direct does NOT include invoices with orders – we do not want to spoil the surprise!
  • Birthday gifts bespoke to your requirements – e-mail or phone us to discuss your requirements.
  • Lastly, you are able to leave delivery notes in the event of no one being in. We shall pass this onto our couriers.

We offer free next working day on all bonsai. Alternatively, you can choose your preferred delivery date at the checkout. You can add extras including gift wrap, balloons, and personalised hanging tags once you add the bonsai to the basket. You will also receive a care guide with tips, general variety information and symbolism with each bonsai.Please keep in touch!An eco-friendly bonsai tree from a small, independent UK business who are conscious about their sustainability and are helping to fight the fight for clean air.If you are unsure about which bonsai tree is best for you, for your gift, or you have any other queries, please contact usand one of our friendly team will get back to you.

Make sure you sign up for our newsletter  (at the bottom of the page) for priority access to new products and exclusive offers. You can also find us on FacebookInstagramTwitterTikTok and Pinterest for behind the scenes, tutorials and lots of other care advice!

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