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for Gardeners

Beautiful quality garden gifts, products & thingamabobs.

Ethical • Sustainable • Independent

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Creeper & Knotweed is an independent online store featuring a unique range of quality gifts especially for gardeners… Including our premium Gardener’s Aprons through to the finest quality hand crafted Sneeboer garden tools, our fabulous Sussex Trugs and exclusive Breton wire baskets of yesteryear.
But there’s much more for the garden and the gardener, so you’re invited to stroll through our online store and to enjoy our wonderful selection of garden gifts, gardening products and lots of lovely garden thingamabobs for you.

Ethically & sustainably produced quality garden gifts and products for those that love the garden.

We favour the made over the manufactured! Many of our garden gifts and products are made in the UK by artisans and small businesses who meet our ethical and environmental requirements, whilst using the finest materials where possible.
Essentially we avoid activities or organisations that do harm to people, animals or the environment.

Our Ethical, Eco & Environmental Policy.

Many of our products are eco friendly, are handmade, use natural ingredients and are organic. We recycle our packaging and use recycled packaging materials. We don’t use or stock plastic products where possible, even our packaging tape is made from recycled paper. We bank with an ethical bank too, all in line with our ethical and environmental policy.

Creeper & Knotweed – Independently different.

Here you will find an independent and refreshingly unique range of the best quality garden gifts, gardening products and lots of useful stuff for the gardener and the garden.
Products with old fashioned quality for everyone who has an interest in gardening today, the sort of garden gifts that perhaps even create memories and bring real warmth and pleasure in giving, receiving, or as an enjoyable little treat for yourself. 

Enjoy our gardening emporium and please come back soon!

Creeper & Knotweed – for gardeners.

About The Founder

In what now seems like another life, you could say that I was quite renowned for my work in a commercially creative field.
I had also owned and established from scratch, a successful Gallery in the heart of the Peak District, running a couple of small businesses at the same time.
Then out of the blue I was hit hard by what was to become a life changing illness.

It was whilst recovering from this major illness that I eventually made my arduous way into the garden, one step at a time and most of them uphill! 
Only then though, after I reached my favourite Lutyens garden bench and sat in solitude a while, did I begin to really comprehend just why I had spent so much of my time and effort gardening there in all those years before.

I felt such an overwhelming appreciation of being with nature, to be able to just absorb the garden. There seemed to be a genuine and tangible healing process taking place, and I was in need of it.
Everything was communicating, the acers planted when they were so very young and my favourite hostas to which I had given so much care, the colours came to life in everything from the grass up to the sky, the sound of birds singing, buzzing of bees, the gentle breeze and the slightly intoxicating smell of it all made it a truly unique experience.
I had never before realised that the garden was so incredibly therapeutic, it seemed so far away from the hospital wards and bland treatment rooms that are so overwhelmingly devoid of nature.

Perhaps then, it was at this moment that the seed was sown for what was to become Creeper & Knotweed.
A true understanding and appreciation of the garden and all that is genuinely great about it. 

– Steve Lupton
Founder
Creeper & Knotweed

Whilst recovering from a major illness I eventually made my arduous way into the garden, one step at a time and all of them uphill! 
It was only then though, after I had sat a while on my favourite Lutyens garden bench, did I begin to comprehend just why I had spent so much of my time and effort gardening there in all those years before.

I felt an overwhelming appreciation of being with nature at that time, to be able to just sit and absorb the garden.
The acers planted when they were so very young and my favourite hostas to which I had given so much care, the colours in everything from the grass up to the sky, the sound of birds singing, buzzing of bees, the gentle breeze and the slightly intoxicating smell of it all.
I had never before quite realised that the garden was so incredibly therapeutic, it seemed so far away from the hospital wards and bland treatment rooms that are so devoid of nature.

Perhaps then, it was at this moment that the seed was sown for what was to become Creeper & Knotweed.
A true understanding and appreciation of the garden and all that is genuinely great about it. 

– Steve Lupton
Founder

Whilst recovering from a major illness I eventually made my arduous way into the garden, one step at a time and all of them uphill! 
It was only then though, after I had sat a while on my favourite Lutyens garden bench, did I begin to comprehend just why I had spent so much of my time and effort gardening there in all those years before.

I felt an overwhelming appreciation of being with nature at that time, to be able to just sit and absorb the garden.
The acers planted when they were so very young and my favourite hostas to which I had given so much care, the colours in everything from the grass up to the sky, the sound of birds singing, buzzing of bees, the gentle breeze and the slightly intoxicating smell of it all.
I had never before quite realised that the garden was so incredibly therapeutic, it seemed so far away from the hospital wards and bland treatment rooms that are so devoid of nature.

Perhaps then, it was at this moment that the seed was sown for what was to become Creeper & Knotweed.
A true understanding and appreciation of the garden and all that is genuinely great about it. 

– Steve Lupton
Founder