2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Cornell Farm has so much more than "just plants!" Not only do we offer the highest quality plants in Portland, but we have a huge selection of supplies, gifts, tools, and decor for gardeners and non-gardeners alike! Don’t forget that we will deliver gifts up until December 24th!

The Outdoor Gardener:

The right tool for the job can take an outdoor garden to the next level. It's a practical and functional gift with top-notch quality that will stand the test of time. Many of our smaller tools also make great stocking stuffers! Some of our favorites include: solid-cast aluminum digging fork, Mud Wonder Grip gardening gloves, Better Brooms, Safe Foam kneeling mat, Tommy Co knee armor, Coir welcome mats, and rain chains. 
With more Home time these days, make it the space of your dreams!  Give the gift of beauty, personal delight, or ecosystem enhancement, or home grown food and added real estate value—a Garden Coaching gift certificate.  Our landscape contractor and designer Bill Clodfelter enhances and transforms landscapes on a daily basis.  From coaching to design and installation—you choose and it starts with a Garden Coaching session. 
Plants (Top Staff Picks!):
For fragrance:  pre-order David Austin roses, Star Jasmine, Sweet Box (Sarcococca), Rhododendron occidentale (native), evergreen clematis, Daphne odora Rebecca.
For outstanding beauty:  Chief Joseph Pine, Bihou Japanese Maple, Nuccio's Camellia Bella Rossa, roses, Seven-Son Flower (Heptacodium), Korean Fir ’Silver Star’, Monkey Puzzle tree, Hellebores, Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
For food:  Olive tree, Fig tree, Citrus tree, espalier fruit tree, blueberry & raspberry bushes, Paw Paw tree, table grapes, seed garlic, specialty vegetable seeds, herbs 

The Houseplant Addict:

What could be better for a true houseplant addict than MORE HOUSEPLANTS?! Absolutely nothing. This is what they want. Not sure which one to choose? What’s on their wishlist? Some of our much beloved plants are: monstera adansonii, string of hearts, fishbone cactus, stromanthe triostar, rattlesnake calathea, hoya, string of dolphins, and many more! Our experts can also give tips on which plants are more rare or unusual, which will surely the stuff of your houseplant lovers dreams!
Consider pairing your new houseplant with a book on the subject. We have a wide variety from fun and quirky to informational. Not sure which one is best? Just ask!
We have many beautiful terrariums ready to go. If you have more of a DIY'er on your hands, consider collecting all the supplies yourself! You will need- a glass vessel, decorative rock, moss, terrarium tools, a terrarium book, and either plants or a gift card to buy plants!
Houseplant Supplies:
Quality, heirloom houseplant supplies like a fancy mister, watering cans, terra cotta or glazed pots, plant hangers and plant stands are not only functional, but
look great on a shelf.  For the enthusiast who appreciates finer details, Cornell Farm has curated indoor collections just for you. Look for watering cans, terra cotta or glazed pots, plant hangers, and plant stands.

The Home Expert:

Personal Care:
Pamper your loved one with our wide range of quality personal care items. These also make fantastic stocking stuffers or can be combined into a basket for a larger gift. We carry everything from soaps and lotions to crystals and personal care books. Walton Wood Farm Hand Rescue, Nectar Republic bath soaks, Soap & Paper Factory’s Roland Pine candles, Aromas Artesanales de Antigua luxury hand creams and aromatherapy natural oils, and Beauty of Bath soap are a few of our team’s favorites. 

We offer both the famous French Fermob line and Pacific NW made cedar furniture that will take your backyard oasis to the next level. Our Fermob bistro set is a classic with bright pops of color and a charming design. We also offer everything from ceramic/wooden/concrete/sustainable planters, benches, outdoor pillows and rugs, seating and tables, to fire pits for those chilly nights. 

Take the work out of the equation, and consider one of our Potted Gardens or hanging baskets. We have everything from large statement pieces for your front entry, to small window boxes for your condo. 

Consider gifting your loved one with one of our statues and fountains, harmonically tuned Music of the Spheres chimes, or glass art stakes, stone & glass stakes. Accent your holiday table, powder room or living room with a Cornell Farm fresh greens centerpiece ready to go in a variety of sizes as well as a custom option.


The Wildlife Enthusiast:

Birdhouses and Feeders:
From hummingbirds to songbirds to bats, we offer homes, feeders, food and more! Did you know that hummingbirds still eat from feeders throughout the winter, so adding one of our hummingbird feeder heaters is an excellent way to support these natural pollinators for a better spring garden!

Native Plants:
By planting native plants, you encourage and support native pollinators and wildlife in your garden. Consider gifting your wildlife fan with a membership to Backyard Habitat Certification Program and a Cornell Farm gift card for native plants!

Inspired Gifts:
Create a well-rounded wildlife-inspired gift basket of books, bird or wildlife puzzles, and a quirky stationary set. Many of our wildlife inspired items are on display near the registers.

The Foodie

Gift Card:
Both our cafe and our nursery offer gift cards. For the foodie on your list, a simple cafe gift card for their favorite beverages, pastries and Brunch to-go offerings will be the unexpected treat they can look forward to imbibing.

If you are shopping for a coffee-lover, then a bag of our Sleepy Monk coffee will be a definite hit! And hey, grab an espresso from the bar while you are here, you deserve it!

We also sell boxes of Smith Tea in our cafe, if you are more of a tea-drinker. These fine-quality teas can make an excellent stocking stuffer, or pair with one of our classy, Cornell Farm brand insulated mugs and a jar of Cornell Farm honey for a great grab-and-go gift!

Kid's Corner:

Our children's book selection has been curated to contain our favorite garden and plant-inspired kids books. These make the perfect gift for inspiring a new generation of gardeners with range of both fiction and non-fiction!


Not only do we have an impressive line-up of trickier (500+ piece) puzzles, we carry easier puzzles for kids as well. From 10 different companies, there are literally hundreds of puzzles in many styles and difficulty from which to select. These eye-catching works of art are a gift the whole family can enjoy!

Arts & Supplies:
Fun, creative activities are also in stock such as Flora & Fauna Rubber Stamps, Felt Pen Garden Pictures, 3-D Coloring Sheets, colored metallic pencils, houseplant jungle pen sets, ladybug erasers, Houseplant Jungle and Christian LaCroix playing cards, and so much more! Encourage your aspiring botanist with a selection of supplies made for little hands. Our animal-shaped watering cans are a kid-favorite, as are the kid-sized tools and gloves. 
When it comes to plants for your littles, looking for items that grow easily and quickly is always a safe-bet. Seed packets of nasturtiums, radishes and sprouts are a fan favorite. The Venus fly trap, is sure to please your little scientist!