ISSUE 50  |  Saint Lucia

Holiday Gift Guide: Soaps and Salves for the Gardener

December 13, 2012 4:00 PM

BY Janet Hall

Gardeners’ hands need special care. Here are a few favorite soaps and salves to pamper the gardener in your life.

N.B.: To make sure we’ve got everyone on your holiday list covered, see all of our gift guides to date in our House Gifts section.

Above: Goat’s milk is known for its nourishing and moisturizing qualities. From a goat farm in California, Atomic Garden Goat’s Milk Soap is available in three fragrances: Lavender Oatmeal, Patchouli Cedar, and Peppermint Citrus; $9 each at Atomic Gardens.

Above: Worker B Rescue Putty is made with organic olive oil, honey and beeswax; on sale for $12 (regularly $15) at West Elm

Above: Lavender Gardener’s Salve is made with English lavender (a healing agent) from the Bonny Doon farm; $12 at Terrain.

Above: The Tart Cherry After The Garden Soap is an all-natural soap that exfoliates hands with ground cherry pits and moisurizes with fresh goat’s milk from the Beekman farm; $10.95 at Williams Sonoma.

Above: Made in St. Louis, the Barr-Co. Hand Salve contains jojoba oil, beeswax, Avena Sativa extract to protect and moisturize gardener’s hands; $10 at Garden Gates.