Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Green Thumb

Ideas for aspiring gardeners, plant lovers and anyone else who wants to be surrounded by greenery

There’s nothing quite like a home garden—whether it’s on a vast estate with acres of redwoods, a courtyard with a blossoming jacaranda or in a tiny NYC apartment with a few fledgling monsteras. If you’re shopping for a green thumb who is starting, maintaining or enjoying their own personal jungle, gifting something garden-related can encourage creativity and hope and there are plenty of options in …

Cast Iron Mosquito Coil Case

From NYC-based Natala Natala (a homeware brand that sells beautiful pieces crafted by artisans in Japan and the US) comes a mosquito coil case that makes an otherwise unattractive—but very useful—item much more appealing. Designed by Suzuki Morihisa studio, located in the Iwate Prefecture in Japan’s Tōhoku region, this piece can be hung or laid flat on any surface. Its super-durable textured iron composition lends …

Silent Spring

An environmental science book by Rachel Carson, Silent Spring was published in 1962 and has captured the attention of audiences ever since. Exploring and explaining the harm that pesticides do to birds, bees and other wildlife, as well as domestic pets and humans, it has been lauded as one of the most influential books of the 20th century. Well-researched, scientific and prophetic, the work has …