As summer begins to wind down, gardens explode with delicious veggies. To celebrate the season, pick up a cute veggie-themed greeting card or take the garden to your fashion style with charming earrings and skirts. If you prefer something more practical and less whimsical, check out veggie harvesting resources like books and try your hand at home canning! There are plenty of ways to celebrate summer with these harvest veggie picks.
1. Veggie Greeting Cards ($4.50 each)
Tell your honey how much you love them in the punniest way possible. Beautifully illustrated card designs range from a handful of carrots to a bunch of beets.
Where to Buy It: 1canoe2.com
2. Fashionable A-Line Skirt ($60)
Turn your garden into a fashion statement with a quirky-cute A-line skirt. Plus, it has pockets!
Where to Buy It: modcloth.com
3. Gardener’s Tool Tote ($35)
This waterproof nine-pocket carryall makes repeat trips to the garden shed obsolete. Fill it up with garden tools, sunscreen and a snack, and you’re set for the afternoon.
Where to Buy It: gardeners.com
4. Broccoli Earrings ($12)
Got broccoli on the brain? Pick up a pair of these funky stud earrings!
Where to Buy It: sleepymountain.etsy.com
5. Harvest Book ($16)
Use your summer bounty in surprising ways with the ideas in Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants by Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis. From apricot facial masks to oregano flower-infused vinegar, there’s plenty to discover!
Where to Buy It: barnesandnoble.com
6. Garden Boots ($45)
Mud is no match for these chic garden boots made from durable and water-resistant neoprene. Plus, the pattern is almost as pretty as your flowers.
Where to Buy It: westernchief.com
7. Canning Kit ($80)
If you’ve ever wanted to try canning salsas, pickles and fruits, this is your year! It comes with a 21-quart water bath canner, a canning rack and a set of four essential utensils, including a jar funnel and lid lifter.
Where to Buy It: freshpreserving.com