IT'S Valentine's Day next Wednesday so what can you buy the country lover in your life? PETER BARRON has a few suggestions for him and her...

FOR HER

1. You love her, right? So you want her to not only look good but be protected from the weather. This Barbour Women's Waterproof Jacket is highlly recommended. As well as being waterproof, it's "breathable" - but she'll be breathless if you treat her to something so practical and stylish on February 14. You know she's worth it. (£199)

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2. Romance depends on creating the right atmosphere, so how about the Fallen Fruits Garden Candle Citronella in Jam Jar. It has a 36-hour burn time but the flame of romance won't take anywhere near that long to take effect. (£3.49)

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3. We're still doing our best to ignite the flame of romance with a Gardman Silver Candle Lantern. In a choice of black or silver, these solar contemporary candle lanterns create a soft, warm, flickering light. Enough said. (£9.95)

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4. So you dream of making her heart flutter? Look no further than the Smart Solar Flutterby Butterby Butterfly solar garden feature. When in direct sunlight, it flits in realistic butterfly motion. Cue the music: "On the wings of love..." (£3.95)

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5. What's that you say? You'd like to plant a kiss on her lips? Well, do it metaphorically with an Errington Reay Square Planter. From Errington Reay's Courtyard Collection, each product is created to echo the feel of an English garden with colours inspired by nature. (£44.99)

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6. Love means making your sweetheart as comfortable as possible, doesn't it? So if she's out in the garden, make it easier on her joints with the Burgon and Ball Kneelo Knee Pads in fuscia pink. With memory foam technology, these super comfy knee pads will make her think of how soft-hearted you are. (£13.99)

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FOR HIM

1. What's that? He makes you feel all warm inside? Well, how about making him wam on the outside with this Hoggs shirt, fleece-lined to add that extra layer of warmth? (£26.95)

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2. Cupid's on the hunt with those love arrows, so what are you going to buy for the hunter in your life? Look at this for only (£39.95), the Deerhunter Men's Fleece Jacket from the Avanti range. With such great value, you're sure to be bang on target!

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3. No matter how close the relationship may be, everyone needs a bit of space - and we all know fellas like a shed. Well, they don't come any better than Sammie's Sheds. Made from top quality tongue and groove redwood, this one is shed and shoulders above the rest. And no matter how much you love him, it'll make sure you get a break from him too. (£549).

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4. He works hard so you want to make it easier for him? What a lovely thought! How about this versatile Burgon and Ball Garden Caddy in Atlantic Blue for carrying around the tools he needs? (£18.95)The Northern Echo:

5. He's so lovely you just want to spend as much time with him as possible? Well, here's an idea - why not invest big style in your relationship by splashing out on a Husqvarna robotic lawn mower? Imagine, all that time he's out cutting the grass, he could be with you. (£1,275)

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6. OK, it's time to get a little more intimate. We are talking about Valentine's Day after all. How about these boxer shorts from the Crown Joules range? They're called Cream Harty and they look perfect for those briefs encounters you're hoping for. (£14.95)

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FOR HIM AND HER

Let's finish off by bringing the two of you together! This Suntime Havana Bronze Steel Swing is actually a three-seater. That means there's room for the mother-in-law - or, on the other hand, a bit more scope for two to get really comfortable! It's entirely up to you. (£229)The Northern Echo: