It’s the most wonderful time of the year again—time to get all your holiday shopping out of the way so you can relax and enjoy the holidays without the stress and hassle of competing with the masses at local brick-and-mortar stores. The easiest way to shop stress-free is to avoid the shops themselves altogether. This year, why not order your gifts online and letting them come to you. Here is a comprehensive list of great gift ideas for all your gardening friends, from useful tools to eye-catching decorations that will make your garden stand out to guests and to local wildlife alike.
The cape cod weeder is a gardener’s favorite because it is so versatile and useful around the garden. From weeding in the vegetable garden to clearing cracks in the sidewalk, you’ll always want one handy once you’ve tried it.
Any gardener on your list will love this classic green watering can paired with a brass mister. This set is perfect for watering and hydrating indoor plants, such as orchids and African violets, as well as for caring for seedlings.
These bronze wind chimes are a beautiful, melodic addition to any garden. Created by Grammy-Award-winning musician Garry Kvistad, these bronze wind chimes are available in several different tonalities. Our current favorite is the Woodstock Wedding Chime, tuned to notes from Pachelbel’s Canon in D.
This heavy-duty steel spade is great for digging small, deep holes for planting and transplanting any addition to the garden. The D-handle design is perfect for two-handed digging, offering balance and control like no other garden implement of its size.
There is nothing more useful than a well-provisioned herb garden for a gardener or cook, especially when the garden is a living wall in your home.Give the gift of convenience to your greenskeeper buddies, who will now have an herb garden growing just steps away from their kitchen. They won’t even have to bend down to pluck a sprig of rosemary or basil for that delicious new recipe they’ve been dying to try.
Having a solid pair of pruners is essential to any true gardener;s tool kit, and your gardening buddies probably have a pair or two somewhere in the garage or shed. If you want the very best, choose the Felco F2. This is a high-quality tool that will last a lifetime while cheaper pruners rust and lose their edge. You’ll never regret giving the very best.
Gardening is tough work that is really suited for people who like to get their hands dirty. Plants need daily attention, and much of a gardener’s time is spent getting down in the dirt on all fours. This gift will help to protect the clothes and knees of your landscaping friends or family members with these high-quality, heavy-duty rubber knee pads with gel inserts for added comfort. Your knees and jeans will thank you.
Bring the garden to life at night with these bright, colorful planters that light up when the sun goes down. Your gardening friends can set them to stay on a particular color or to change colors intermittently. Help to turn your friends’ garden into a cozy nighttime relaxation spot with these illuminated planters.
These sturdy gloves were made to protect the gardener’s extremities first and foremost. Give the gift that helps protect your gardening friends from thorns, brambles, pesky insects, and other hobby hazards with these durable nylon-and-suede gardening gloves. Though they are called rose gloves, they are not just made for roses—these will protect hands during any gardening task.
These sleek, stylish indoor planters do all the work for you. Well, just about. With a clear view window, your friends will be able to keep an eye on the water level of their indoor plants, and they only need the occasional refill. These planters allow for optimal growth periods by providing excellent aeration to the plants’ the root systems. They are also great for a gardener’s peace of mind, as owners never have to worry about over- or under-watering again.
Grow your own herbal tea with this all-in-one tea-growing starter kit. Your gift comes complete with pots, seeds, soil, labels, and a growing guide. The contents of this little box are all you need to grow your own tea from scratch. This is a great gift for gardening beginners, experts, and tea enthusiasts alike.
This stainless steel knife is the perfect tool for all your friends’ gardening needs. It’s perfect for root cutting, digging, weeding, dividing, sawing, and more. The blade is strong, durable, and rustproof, and it comes complete with a riveted leather sheath and a whetstone for sharpening.
Many wonderful plant varieties can only be grown in certain climates. With these glass terrariums, gardeners can break the rules and create the perfect environment for plants from regions with completely different weather patterns. The link above is to one particular H Potter Terrarium but they are available in many different beautiful shapes, sizes and designs. H Potter Glass Terrariums are a great gift for experienced horticulturists.
What is it that almost all gardeners need more of? Soil, sunlight, and water? All of these are true, yes, but we were looking for “space.” Go vertical with this four-tier mini greenhouse. This enclosed greenhouse is perfect for fragile seedlings that need protection from the wind and rain as well as transplants and varieties sensitive to harsh weather. What’s not to love about a standalone greenhouse? Not to mention, you’ll have all that extra space to work with once it’s set up and full of life.
Trowel and Error
Trowel and Error collects all of her homespun garden advice into an inviting, environmentally friendly, whimsically illustrated yet dead-on helpful book that will benefit every gardener, beginner or experienced.
This gift provides a brilliant receptacle that makes composting truly easy. Many gardeners skip out on composting despite its benefits because they think it’s messy, stinky, hard to maintain, or unsightly. The Compost Keeper makes composting a cinch. The charcoal filter keeps the whole operation odor-free for six months before the filter needs replacing. The stainless steel interior makes cleaning and sanitizing super easy, plus the sleek and shiny silver and black is easy on the eyes as well.
A tuteur is a four-sided obelisk or pyramid-shaped trellis used to help support climbing plants, such as vines or roses. Tuteurs are typically four to seven feet tall and add a standout vertical element to any outdoor garden. They look nice before the vines even grow in, and once they’re overgrown, they truly are a sight to behold.
Over 200 recipes for face and hair care, body and skin care, intimate care, mental health and wellness, common ailments, home cleaning products, and self-care for the day common occurrences, from a hangover to a Netflix binge watch.
Gardening enthusiasts, as a rule, appreciate the beauty of flowers and birds. What better gift for your nature-loving friend or family member than a magazine specifically about flowers and birds? Each magazine is filled with beautiful photographs, informative wildlife features, and tips on bringing your favorite winged visitors into your backyard sanctuary.
When it’s time to put in serious work in the garden, a garden cart is an invaluable tool to have on hand. Though a wheelbarrow is great for hauling around dirt from place to place, sometimes gardeners need to haul more than just dirt. In those cases, the stability and capacity of a garden cart is exactly what this gift offers. Using this garden cart also saves stress on your back when moving heavy pots and big bags of soil or mulch.
As mentioned earlier, gardening involves getting your hands dirty—not only dirty, but sometimes a little beat up as well. Usually the damage done isn’t serious, but calluses and blisters are no laughing matter. This 60-Second Fit contains two creams that will come to the rescue when your hands are in bad shape. The recovery cream cleans and exfoliates while locking in moisture and softening the skin.
Terrariums have been around since the 1800s In modern times, they’re primarily used as a decorative way to display indoor plants while providing a stable climate for them. This oversized book is a great starter guide to get gardeners creating and maintaining their own unique terrariums at home. And this gift isn’t just for gardeners—even horticulturally challenged family or friends will find terrariums easy to maintain and beautiful to display.
This paperback is a comprehensive guide to caring for over 800 different common plants. For beginners to seasoned vets, this book is filled with essential information for serious gardening enthusiasts. With this handbook, you’ve given the gift of knowing how and when to prune and train their plants with confidence.
Colorful hand blown glass watering balls make striking additions to any garden. Simply fill them with water, turn them upside down, and stick them in the soil. The hydro globes will hydrate the soil of your buddy’s favorite plants with a naturally slow time release trickle. They come in a multitude of designs and colors that bedazzle a garden while performing a timesaving practical function.
Four biodegradable growing pots, 4 moisture-proof organic seed packets, 4 soil discs that expand to 7 times their size when watered, 4 beautiful bamboo plant markers, 1 herb grinder and a beautiful, comprehensive instruction booklet. Grow the following 4 tasty herbs: Basil, Cilantro, Chives and Parsley. This gift will set your friend’s flower garden apart with a gorgeous collection of herbs even you will be jealous of. (Better order two sets).
It’s really easy for a well-kept garden to become overrun with weeds in a short period of time. This blade uproots pesky weeds with ease and precision. Also, the Cobrahead can be used to help transplant and cultivate as well.
This striking garden decoration is made of real brass. It is finished with paint made to battle harsh weather and stand the test of time. The sundial tells the time of day as well, so recipients can leave their cell phone or nice watch inside before working in the garden.
If you have lots of gardening friends, you might consider stocking up on duplicates of a lot of the stuff on this list so that you’re prepared for birthdays and other gift-giving opportunities. If you are a gardening enthusiast yourself (and you probably are if you’re looking at this list), your biggest worry right now is probably choosing which to buy for yourself after you get the gifts lined up.