Editor's Choice: 6 Springtime Gifts


We made it through winter! Celebrate the season of blossoms and warm weather with these bloomin’ great finds.

Ray BanGive me Shades

Nothing says “Bring on Spring” like a new pair of cool sunglasses. These polarized Chromance Ray-Bans are a modern take on the classic aviator style and are universally flattering. $288; sunglasshut.com


Umbra Watering CanGlam Greenthumbs

Umbra’s rust-resistant stainless steel Quench Watering Can is so stylish your favourite gardeners won’t want to stash it in the shed! $50; umbra.com


Picnic Backpack

Delightful dining

Picnic in luxury with the Berkeley insulated backpack. It’s loaded with a plaid blanket and picnic set for two, including cutlery, cotton napkins, wine glasses and plates. $120 each (embroidered), for an order of 74; progressivepromotions.ca


Bee HouseIt’s all the buzz

Naturalists are sure to appreciate a bee nesting house that attracts non-stinging super-pollinating Mason Bees to the garden. $25; brecksbulbs.ca


PlacematsFrom field to table

Laminated cork placemats emblazoned with a rustic wildflower bouquet will give the table an easy, romantic spring update. $20 (set of 4); simons.ca


Downpour dodger

There are no flowers with rain, but with this umbrella you get both at once!  The pre-printed floral pattern on clear PVC allows ample room for branding. $11 each: minimum order of 50; genumark.com


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