Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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Posted on 11/08/2021

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!

If you’re looking for the perfect valentine gift for that special someone in your life, look no further! Jackson & Perkins is sure to have a unique and special living gift for anyone on your list.

For the Entertainer: for the host or hostess, a beautiful blooming gift makes a cheerful centerpiece. Since many of us are stuck inside by cold temperatures, a reminder of the onset of spring is a welcome way to send your sentiment of the Valentine's Day holiday. Romantic gifts or grateful tributes, send a delivery to their door with a gift of bulb gardens, miniature roses, rustic planters with greenery, or a terrarium with succulents.


For the Relaxation Seeker: scents have been used for centuries to relieve stress and reduce tension. Daffodils, lavender, roses, and gardenia are perfect Venentine's Day gifts to send your yoga or pilates instructor, care provider, or a stressed-out neighbor.

For the Chef: Indoor herb gardens, gift certificates for fruit trees, or even the promise of a berry bush arriving in spring will have your culinary friends texting you their thanks for feeding their passion for exceptional meals. Herbs grown on the countertop are ready to pinch and prepare for that little something extra a cooking afficionado spouse or friend will enjoy.

For the Outdoor-Lover: an early addition to their garden or outdoor living space, you can reserve any of our roses, perennials, shrubs, and trees to arrive on their doorstep at the right time for planting in spring. Vines and climbers make natural privacy even more beautiful when in bloom or reflecting a summer sunset. They’ll think of your thoughtful gift as they enjoy the organic setting.


For the Gardener: we have hundreds of gardening gifts and plants for the gardeners in your life. Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a classic red rose, so give a living one. Miniature red roses planted in pots make the perfect gift. Since Valentine’s Day is an early harbinger to the spring season, tulips or daffodils in bulb gardens would also be a lovely heartfelt touch. State-of-the-art tools or time-honored garden shed staples; we have an assortment of high-quality selections.

This Valentine’s Day, choose from a wide assortment of living floral and nature-inspired gifts for the special people in your life. With online ordering Jackson & Perkins makes your gift giving easy. Selecting the right gift is convenient too. For more inspiration visit our Valentine’s Day Gift Collection.


Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

In 1375 English poet and author of ‘The Canterbury Tales’, Geoffrey Chaucer, was the first to record February 14th as a day of romantic celebration.

Contrary to his childish cherub image, the origins of Cupid began with the Greek god of love, Eros. Mythology portrayed Eros as a handsome immortal who played with the emotions of Gods and men using a golden arrow to incite love.

The American celebration of Valentine’s Day began with handmade gifts in the 1700s. Esther A. Howland was the first to mass produce valentines in the 1840s. According to the Greeting Card Association, Valentine’s Day is the second largest card-sending holiday of the year after Christmas. lists Love Stinks by J. Geils Band as a Top 10 Anti-Valentine’s Day song and popular request on February 14th.

Looking for a lasting gift for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day? Give living gifts that will last as houseplants or live for years when planted outside in spring, depending on your selection.