17 Best Gardening Gifts Every Plant Enthusiast Needs
This eclectic mix of useful garden accessories won’t have to *grow* on you!
Lawn gnomes aside, there’s something about getting brand new gadgets for your garden that puts you in the mood to get workin’ on your outdoor space! And since we obviously love gardening—and know you do too—we’ve rounded up the very best gifts for gardeners to give to your friends and family this year (or get these can’t-resist gardening presents for yourself).
For the plant aficionados and flower enthusiasts in your life—whether it’s your grandma, mom, aunt, best friend, or anyone who loves working in the garden—these items are those helpful tools they’ll probably come across but won’t buy for themselves.
Best Garden Storage
Steel Seed Tin
Keep plant and vegetable seeds dry in this tin organizer that has leather handles. We love the hand lettering-type fonts labeling the tin. Plus, the stainless steel bin can easily be wiped down if it’s out in the garden with you.
SHOP NOW: $38, terrain.com
Best Plant Mister
Honeycomb Glass and Brass Mister
Easily water indoor and outdoor plants with this portable modern water mister. Its small size makes it easy to store on the window sill or on a shelf, and displaying this gorgeous clear bottle with a gold top isn't an eyesore. Use this mister on plants that need small drinks of water, like air plants or succulents.
SHOP NOW: $18, anthropologie.com
Best Garden Bag
This handy bag will become your go-to gardening buddy. Store and organize seeds, pruners, trowels, and more in this six-pocket tote bag that has a waterproof lining. You can spot clean and air dry this bag as it gets dirty in the garden.
SHOP NOW: $88, shopterrain.com
Best Gardening Book
Flora: The Graphic Book of the Garden
Think you’re a flower expert? Test your knowledge with this handy book that’s filled with beautiful illustrations and gardening tips and tricks. You can basically use it as your gardening encyclopedia, thanks to all of its information on planning, planting, and choosing different vegetables, herbs, and fruits.
SHOP NOW: $19, amazon.com
Best Seed Organizer
UncommonGoods Seed Keeper Book
Keep your collection of favorite seeds contained all in one place with this binder that comes accessorized with pockets and envelopes to label your seeds (and record when you planted them). The illustrations and the color make it look at home on your bookshelf. The organizer also comes with illustrated how-to plant guides on what to do with your seeds.
SHOP NOW: $19, uncommongoods.com
Copper Oval Ribbed Planter
Buy one (or all four sizes) of these rose-gold planters to beautify your garden. But be aware: If you use them outdoors, the copper will eventually age and turn to a bronze patina. Grow herbs like basil, thyme, rosemary, and cilantro in these stylish planters.
SHOP NOW: from $35, williams-sonoma.com
Best Indoor Plant Light
Hang Anywhere Grow Light
Get your plant-growing game going, even in the winter! Place this light that’s equipped with eight full-spectrum LEDs in a dark area of your home to help houseplants or cacti grow. The wood-framed light can be mounted anywhere with included hardware.
SHOP NOW: $99, uncommongoods.com
Best Doormat for Plant Lovers
Anthropologie Herb Doormat
Welcome guests with this lovely doormat that’s oh so cute. The design is reminiscent of vintage botanical illustrations. It’s made from coconut fiber, which is super easy to sweep clean.
SHOP NOW: $42, anthropologie.com
Best Watering Jug
Petal Watering Can
Upgrade your grandma’s old watering can with this sleek option that holds up to 1.9 liters of water. We love the ultra-feminine petal pink finish. The narrow spout makes it a good option for watering houseplants in smaller pots.
SHOP NOW: $24, shopterrain.com
Best Gardening Gift for Mom
"From the Garden of" Personal Embosser with Stand
If your mom loves giving friends and family produce from her garden, now she can put a personal touch on each bag of fresh veggies. This customizable embosser is a great, personalized gift. Be sure to also pick up the labels here.
SHOP NOW: $40, williams-sonoma.com
Best Personalized Gardening Gift
Birth Month Flower Grow Kit
Just like a birthstone, birth flowers hold special meaning. Add a personal touch to your present by giving your favorite gardener his or her birth month flower. Bonus: The vase is made out of a recycled wine bottle!
SHOP NOW: $34, uncommongoods.com
Best Gardening Gloves
Floral Twill Garden Gloves
Garden in style with these comfortable gloves that will protect you from sun exposure. The built-in drawstring also helps keep out any unwanted dirt or insects. Plus, you don’t have to worry about washing your hands afterward!
SHOP NOW: $38, shopterrain.com
Best for Garden Work
Passiflora Garden Kneeler
Protect your knees while doing gardening work with this genius, shock-absorbing EVA foam pad —trust us, you’ll thank us later. If you don't keep it for yourself, this kneeler would be a great gift for friends and family who love spending time in the garden but have a hard time working on the ground.
SHOP NOW: $48, shopterrain.com
Best Starter Seed Kit
Basic Heirloom Seed Kit with Soil
Just add water to this kit and voila! It comes with everything a new (or pro) gardener needs to grow zucchini, cherry tomatoes, lemon mint, and globe basil—including seeds, paper pots, soil, and growing instructions.
SHOP NOW: $30, williams-sonoma.com
Best Gardening Tool Set
Set of Three Gardening Tools
Calling new gardeners! This set includes the only three essential tools you’ll need: a spade, a cultivator, and a square hoe. The bamboo handles are comfortable to hold, and the steel tools won't show wear and tear.
SHOP NOW: $60, uncommongoods.com
Best Hanging Vertical Planter
Chalkboard Wall Planter
Give vertical planting a try by using this 10-cell planter indoors or outdoors. The chalkboard base allows you to label the type of plant or write a fun message. You can get different sizes that hold more or fewer cells for plants.
SHOP NOW: $145, williams-sonoma.com
Best Gift for the Plant-Obsessed
Crazy Plant Lady T-Shirt
Support your favorite green thumbs loud and proud. Let mom or grandma flaunt her love of plants with this playful shirt. It comes in five different colors, too.
SHOP NOW: $23, amazon.com