As the world progresses in a fast-paced, digital lifestyle, there is a great desire to get back to connecting with nature. Gardening has become a viral trend throughout social media these days, and it's clear to see why. Gardening is relaxing, enjoyable and you get the satisfaction of seeing your plant-babies grow. What's better than growing your own all-natural vegetables and herbs?
Gardening is not just a hobby, it's a way of life for many people. If you have a loved one who spends hours tending to their plants, then you know how important it is to find the perfect gift that shows them you support their passion. Luckily, there are a variety of gifts available that are sure to make any gardener's day. From garden accessories to whimsical decor, we've compiled a list of the best gifts for gardeners that are guaranteed to be green thumb approved.
Practical Gifts for Gardeners
- High-Quality Pruning Shears
One of the most essential tools in any gardener's arsenal is a pair of pruning shears. These sharp blades are perfect for trimming back overgrown plants, deadheading flowers, and shaping bushes. Look for a high-quality pair with comfortable grips that won't strain the hands during extended use. Check out our Let Your Garden Grow Gift Box for a beautiful, high quality pair of pruning shears!
- Garden Gloves
Gardeners spend a lot of time with their hands in the dirt, so a good pair of gloves is a must-have. Choose a pair with a sturdy grip that will protect the hands from thorns, prickly plants, and other hazards. Bonus points if the gloves are stylish and come in fun colors like these gorgeous gloves from Anthropologie.
- Waterproof Boots
Wet feet can quickly ruin a day in the garden, so a pair of waterproof boots is a thoughtful and practical gift. Look for a pair with good traction and cushy soles that will keep the feet dry and comfortable during long hours spent outside like the Hunter Boots.
Gift Boxes for Gardeners
This is hands down the best gift for gardeners. This garden gift set comes in a small and large size with all the top notch accessories for your favorite gardener. The gift comes with seeds to grow herbs, a lovely candle (the candle box can be planted to grow flowers or tomatoes), Oprah's Favorite Artichoke pesto by Bella Cucina is included along with a variety of useful accessories to help their garden thrive! This works for both the outside and indoor gardener.
This is the perfect little thank you gift to your garden enthusiasts and flower lovers. This sweet gift box comes with a daisy growing kit, Sugarfina gummies or long stem rose gummies for those who need a sweet treat after all the work in the garden and the 'cup of sunshine' golden tea.
Have you ever seen a gift set so cute? This thoughtful gift is sure to impress any recipient. It includes a plant the box candle (how neat is that?), a French hand cream and delicious butterfly gummies!
4. Children's Gardening Kit
We even have a gift for a little gardener! Available in both medium and petite sized gift boxes. Of course we had to add butterfly gummies as a sweet treat, as well as a cute stuffed BuzzBee by Bunnies by the Bay to take on their gardening adventures. We have included a butterfly garden seed set, seeds to start a children's garden and a little gardening set to get them started digging in the dirt. The larger version includes a beautifully illustrated children's gardening book.
Decorative Gifts for Gardeners
- Garden Gnomes
Add a touch of whimsy to your loved one's garden with a charming garden gnome. These playful statues come in a variety of styles and sizes, from classic bearded gnomes to more modern interpretations. This garden gnome from Hallmark is unique and so sweet.
- Decorative Stepping Stones
Stepping stones are not only functional, but they can also add a decorative touch to any garden. Look for stones with fun designs or inspirational quotes that will inspire your loved one as they walk through their garden. These beautiful butterfly stepping stones are available at Michaels.
- Wind Chimes
The soothing sound of wind chimes can add a relaxing ambiance to any outdoor space. Choose a set with unique and interesting designs that will catch the eye and the ear. World Market has a variety of delightful wind chimes with the cutest designs to add more beauty to the garden.
- Bird Feeders
Birds are an important part of any garden ecosystem, and a bird feeder is a great way to attract them. Choose a feeder with a fun design that will add a decorative touch to the garden while also providing food for feathered friends. Amazon has a large selection of adorable bird feeders that also resist damage from squirrels!
Q: What are some other practical gifts for gardeners?
A: Other practical gifts include a garden hose, a plant watering system, a soil tester kit, and a gardening apron.
Q: Can I give indoor gardening gifts to a gardener?
A: Absolutely! Indoor gardening gifts like a terrarium kit, a grow light, or a set of succulent plants are perfect for the gardener who wants to bring the outdoors inside. Thankfully, we include herbs and micro-greens in some of our gardening boxes which are perfect for an indoor garden!
Q: What are some budget-friendly gift ideas for gardeners?
A: Consider gifting seed packets, a plant label set, a pair of kneepads, or a DIY garden project book for the gardener who loves a good challenge.
Finding the perfect gift for the gardener in your life doesn't have to be a challenge. With our list of the best gifts for gardeners, you can find something that is both practical and thoughtful. Whether you choose a high-quality tool or a whimsical decoration, your loved one is sure to appreciate your support for their green thumb. So go ahead and surprise them with a gift that will help them enjoy their time in the garden even more. Happy gifting!