26 Incredible Gift Ideas for Gardeners
From growing kits to planters and even jewelry, there is no shortage of garden-inspired gifts. Whether the gardener on your holiday gift list grows vegetables, flowers or works hard at creating the perfectly landscaped backyard, here are 26 incredible gifts for gardeners.
A Pretty Pot
What gardening enthusiast wouldn’t love a new flower pot or planter in a pretty color or pattern? Garden stores offer a variety of sizes and styles at all price points. Try matching planters or a three-piece set for the gardener who loves decorating with flowers and plants.
Gardening gloves are one of the best gifts for gardeners, but ones that are flexible and sturdy with a fun pattern will be a gardener’s best friend. Look for gloves made from synthetic suede and nylon, which will be flexible and breathable. A gardener can never have too many gloves which is why gloves are great gifts for gardeners and even one of the best gifts for gardeners who have everything. They might appreciate these tips for easier gardening too!
Bring the garden indoors with a DIY succulent garden. Find a pretty open container and add layers of sand, small stones and soil before adding succulents and small cacti. Gardeners who have everything would love mini garden gift ideas.
Vegetable gardeners need a gathering basket to collect all that produce. Wicker baskets with handles make great gift for vegetable gardeners and work well for collecting vegetables. Or look for a sturdy, yet lightweight basket made from wood and wire that allows excess dirt to escape.
This Apple Tree-To-Be Kit is the gift that will truly keep on giving once planted. And the kit contains seeds harvested from Ralls Janet heirloom apples and contains soil, a burlap bag, pot and aluminum tag so you can personalize the inscription. If you’re looking for gifts for gardeners who have it all, this is a good idea.
All those colorful flowers will attract a variety of birds to the yard. So give them a place to rest with a pretty birdhouse. Bird houses make great gift ideas for those who love to spend time in their backyard and can be one of the best gifts for gardeners.
Give the gardener some signs to point the way. And whether they are used to identify different areas of the garden or use humor with phrases such as “Trespassers will be composted,” there are plenty of gift ideas online to inspire you. You can share this brilliant seed ID trick with a gardener too!
Stepping Stones Gift Ideas
Bring some artwork to the garden with stepping stone gift ideas. This stepping stone, from Brenda Pokorny is made from mosaic tiles. You can purchase stepping stones in garden stores or make your own!
The options are endless when building a homemade terrarium, which make great gift for gardeners who have everything. Start with a container (it can be open or closed) and layer with sand, small stones or aquarium gravel and soil. And add mosses and violets. For a fun look, add some small figurines or cake toppers for one of the best gifts for gardeners.
Help the gardener on your list protect their plants with a patio greenhouse. This model includes the planter box and the cover. If the gardener on your gift ideas list already has a planter box, you can purchase just the cover. The great thing about these mini greenhouses is that you can start seeds earlier in the spring and keep plants going longer in the fall and winter. And there are a variety of styles available from garden stores and several DIY options online for inspiration.
Get your gardener rolling with this Rolling Garden Seat with Turnbar from Kotula’s. And the tractor scoot helps relieve pain and stress caused by all that squatting and bending over when in the garden. Check out these 11 wheelbarrows that do everything, which can be some of the best gifts for gardeners.
Give the gardener a spot to put their muddy gardening boots. And whether it’s a tray or a fun, colorful mat, it will help bring order to a mudroom. This might be one of those great gifts for gardeners who have everything.
A colorful watering can will make even the most mundane gardening chore of watering a little more fun. Pick one in a vibrant color or paint an old metal can for a custom look.
Designer Garden Snips
These designer garden snips gift ideas from Fiskars will make pruning a snap. And the tool works on stems and branches up to 1/2-in. in diameter. Garden snips make perfect gifts for vegetable gardeners.
Kaleidoscope Tomato Tower
This Kaleidoscope Tomato Tower from Gardener’s will bring some art to the garden. The tomato tower is 22 in. square and 86 in. high. And since it’s fully waterproof it can be left in place throughout the year. The unique design of these tomato towers will be perfect gifts for vegetable gardeners who want their garden to stand out.
Living Wall Planter
This living wall planter from Kinsman Garden is 14 in. tall, 14 in. wide and 5 in. deep. And it holds nine front plants, six side plants and three top edging plants. You can also check out the self-watering living wall we created for some more great gifts for gardeners who have everything.
All those colorful flowers and plants will surely bring the hummingbirds to your favorite gardener’s yard, so give those birds a place to refuel with a hummingbird feeder.
A butterfly house will give those Monarchs and other butterflies a place to rest their wings. Several sizes and styles are available online for gift ideas. Discover 49 colorful plants you can add to brighten up your garden, like milkweed, which will attract those butterflies.
Does your favorite gardener love to keep learning more about their hobby all the time? Then gardening books will make great gift ideas for gardeners who have everything. And check out the gardening section at your local bookstore (or online) where you’ll find books on everything from growing tomatoes and prairie gardens to composting and harvesting.
Homemade Flower Vase
Make a sweet, rustic flower vase using an old watering can or pitcher. And the vase and a bouquet of flowers are sure to brighten up the room.
Kitchen Herb Garden
To make sure your gardener has fresh herbs year-round, give a kitchen herb garden. And there are several styles at home stores or try your hand at building your own hanging herb garden, or a wall-mounted garden like the one seen here.