Alternative Gifts for Valentine’s Day

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Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada discusses alternatives to flower bouquets that make great gifts.

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Jenn suggests that if the person you’re buying a Valentine’s Day gift for does not like flowers, a house plant is a great alternative. There are many different beautiful plants that will last way longer than a single bouquet of cut flowers.

A couple suggestions Jenn had included a rosemary plant (or other edibles), succulents in a variety of different pots, an air plant, a terrarium, and a variety of orchids, which can be found in some variation at nurseries and garden centers.

Expert assistance with this segment was provided by Nawada Landscape Design (

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