MOTHER EARTH NEWS Green Gift Giving Ideas

MOTHER EARTH NEWS shares their top picks for green gift giving ideas to help you make green choices for holiday gift-giving.

| December 2003/January 2004

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Learn about these top MOTHER EARTH NEWS green gift giving ideas for the holiday season.

MOTHER EARTH NEWS Green Gift Giving Ideas

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We examine lots of new and not-so-new stuff here at our editorial offices. Some of it is truly nifty and useful. Here are our top picks to help you make green choices for this year's holiday gift-giving. — MOTHER

WOLF-Garten snap-on, multihead garden hand tools, including great weeding hoes, a broom, edger and more. $8 to $43 for tools; matching aluminum or wooden handles, varying lengths, $5 to $33. Available from Lowe's, or (800) 692-9501.

Umbrella greenhouse, also called a pop-up cloche. Extends the growing season for a modest patch of greens or early tomatoes. Folds and stores like an umbrella; center shaft pushes into the ground; the height is adjustable for ventilation. $15. Available from or (800) 322-4707.

Stainless steel compost pails. Much better than plastic for collecting your kitchen compostables. $12 for 1.6 gallons size and $14 for 1.6-gallons size. Available from or (800) 871-8158.

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