Back-To-School: Great Gift Ideas to Start the Year Off Right!

Summer vacation has been relaxing and sunny and now, its time to go back to school! Start this school year on a positive note and gift someone special with a great present that they can enjoy throughout the year. Tell your children’s teachers “Thank you” or “Good Luck” with a ready-to-go gift from Calloway’s or Cornelius! Give your college student a low-maintenance present to help spruce up their dorm décor and help bring a little bit of life into their new space.

Here are a few of our many great gift selections; the perfect additions to the inside any dorm, office, or classroom!

GIFT 1: Bonsai Garden

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We all know this time of year can be busy and even stressful at times. Give the gift of peace with a beautiful Bonsai Garden. Your teacher will appreciate the reminder to “stay zen” with this spectacular plant on their desk.

GIFT 2: Succulent Garden

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Check out these pre-made and ready to go succulent treats!  Potted, planted, and even garnished with lovely stones, this grab and go gift is on trend and a favorite to many! Not to mention, succulents are extremely low-maintenance and easy to care for!

GIFT 3: Bamboo

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Potted bamboo is another amazing option. The fine colors and textures add a calming presence to any indoor space. Perfect for your windowsill, as bamboo loves the sunlight. This is also a great plant for many, especially if you are guilty for over-watering your plants, as bamboo loves moist soil and will even tolerate some standing water.

GIFT 4: Air plants

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Tillandsia and other air plants require very little maintenance to care for since they can grow virtually anywhere. With a slight mist a few times a week, these plants will keep you happy for a long time! You can place them on driftwood, wreaths, or even explore these funky shell options, which are perfect for hanging!

GIFT 5: Cactus & Pottery

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Feel like getting your hands in some soil? Try planting your own creation for a fresh, new gift idea! Our grafted color top cactus is a fantastic way to add amazing pops of color to any space. They are perfect for sunny tables and windowsills and require very little maintenance. Pick up a trendy container or pottery that compliments these lovely plants for a memorable gift! Don’t forget your Black Gold® Cactus Mix for ideal soil structure and drainage made exclusively for your cactus plants!

GIFT 6: Gift Cards

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Not sure what to get? Send that special teacher or student a Calloway’s Gift Card at Simple select the dollar amount and even add a message to show your appreciation and send good wishes for the new school year!



Stop by our store nearest you to pick up everything you need to start the new school year off right!