For all the benefits trees give us—shade, wood, oxygen, something to hang Christmas ornaments on—we don’t give much back. We say it’s time to change that, with one of these Grow A Plant Kits from The Jonsteen Company, which allow you to grow a plant or tree from scratch.
These small but potent kits contain everything you need, including seeds, growing medium, a mini-greenhouse and artfully illustrated instructions, which walk you through everything from cold-stratifying your seeds to germination and on to transplanting. If you have questions the instructions don’t address, you can call the toll-free Tree Line. And the kits are 100-percent guaranteed, so even if you’ve never successfully nurtured anything green in your life, you can be the proud parent of a new tree.
We’re offering seven varieties of these artfully packaged kits (five trees, and for those who’d rather start small, two plants): Bonsai, Christmas Tree (Douglas Fir), Coast Redwood, Giant Sequoia, Red Maple, Venus Flytrap and Sunflower. Whether you’ve got a balcony or several acres, there’s a grow kit for you.
Even if you don’t have kids, watching a tree grow is an unbelievably satisfying experience. Make the earth a little shadier—you won’t regret it.