The Best Gifts for Gardeners
Looking for the best gifts for gardeners? We've rounded up some of the cutest (and most practical) gifts for all those green thumbs out there.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.
It’s important to protect yourself from the elements when you’re outside working in the yard all day. This sun hat from Duluth Trading Company has UPF 50 coating to shield you from the sun. It’s also packable, so it can stand up to being crushed, folded and tossed about. And if this hat gets dirty, it can go right in the wash.
After taking all that time to plant, you can bet there will be a lot to harvest. This wire-bottom basket is perfect for collecting the fruits of your labor and easily rinsing them of dirt. If you’d rather, take them to the farmers market for all those goodies (and then make these amazing recipes).
This Fiskars Xact Trowel is the right shape and size for gardeners who often work in small planters or raised beds. It has a durable stainless steel blade, plus a comfy handle, too.
Gardening can be relaxing. It also can mean trudging through mud, getting wet and just plain getting dirty. Don’t wear your favorite sneakers outside. Instead, get some comfortable gardening boots that can be hosed off at the end of the day. We love these from BOGS.
When you’re out in the garden, you need a trowel, a weed digger, shears, gloves and so much more. Make it easy and carry everything together with this carryall that’s designed to take a beating.
Gardening is hard work and weeding, planting and trimming can all put a lot of strain on the ol’ body—especially the knees. Treat your gardener friends (and yourself!) to a super cushy knee pad to make all that hard work just a bit easier.
Keep your herbs and flowers organized with these adorable plant markers. Stamped into vintage silverware, these signs will appeal to gardeners and vintage-lovers alike. Each marker is $8 or less—what a bargain!
Help the avid gardener in your life attract birds, bees and butterflies to her yard with a gardening book. This informative resource features beautiful photos, creative ideas and expert advice. It’s all compiled by the editors of Birds & Blooms magazine.
Every gardener knows that pollinators are important to a blossoming garden and a healthy environment. Encourage bees to linger with this bee habitat. With a place to stay, they’ll be likely to keep visiting your garden and keeping those flowers, fruits and veggies going.
Potting plants is messy business. This fun apron is the perfect way to keep clean while getting elbow-deep in the dirt. And when planting season is over, we wouldn’t blame you if you wore it in the kitchen, too! Or, keep one of these adorable aprons inside year-round. Pair it with a fun piece of mushroom decor for the ultimate gift package.
Help your garden-loving pal bring even more life to the outdoors by attracting dainty hummingbirds. This Mason jar-inspired feeder is super cute and just the right style for any rustic yard. For even better luck, arm yourself with the best foods to attract backyard birds.
Sometimes your garden-lover hasn’t got a garden, in which case they might turn to indoor plants. While these can be easier to handle, you might find them wilting from a lack of sunlight. Enter LED Grow Lights, which are absolutely perfect for indoor plants year-round! Use these energy-efficient bulbs for a kitchen herb garden.