Creative Gifts for Gardeners Who Have Everything

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Find the perfect gift with this extensive list of creative gifts for gardeners. Whether the person is a beginner gardener, a veteran gardener, or somewhere in between, this list has something for every gardening mom on your list. Have you ever asked, “What should I get my gardening mom?” This list is for you. Keep it handy to use as a reference for Christmas gifts for gardeners, Father’s Day or Mother’s Day gifts for gardeners, birthdays or any other day. No matter your budget, the options are many. You can even give this to your mom to use as a wish list. Get some great ideas for what to get a gardening mom who has everything. The list is divided into sections and categories for your convenience. Have fun browsing this list of creative Father’s Day or Mother’s Day garden gifts for the gardeners in your life!

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Common Questions of Those Seeking Unique Garden Gifts

If you have a gardener in your life, you might have found yourself asking questions like: What should I get a gardener that has everything? What should I get for a serious gardener? What do gardeners always need? This list offers answers to those questions and more. Many of the unique gifts for gardeners on this gardening gift list are suitable for gardeners who seem to have everything.

Create a Garden Gift Basket

Any of these creative garden gifts would make a great addition to a unique garden gift basket. Use a portable heavy-duty canvas garden tool bag as a container for your garden gift items. Compiling this list was so much fun, it was difficult to stop at 52. A bend-proof garden trowel? Yes, please!

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Garden Gift Ideas for Beginner Gardeners

What should a beginner gardener grow? How do you know what to get someone who wants to start gardening? Here are some Mother’s Day garden gift ideas for beginner gardeners to get you thinking.

9 Herb Window Garden Kit Grow 9 different herbs easily on a windowsill. Guide included.
The First-Time Gardener: Growing Vegetables
Get beginner garden inspiration from this book by homesteader Jessica Sowards, including time-management tips and answers to many beginner gardening questions.
10-Piece Garden Hand Tools Set Includes a heavy-duty trowel, planting tools, snippers, sprayer, 2 pairs of gloves, and an organizer tote.
Heirloom Vegetable Garden Seed Collection 15 different heirloom garden vegetable seeds that are easy to grow.
Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners Get everything you need to know to start and maintain a raised bed garden from start to finish.


Creative Gardening Gifts: Garden Boots

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I am super excited about my new garden Muck boots. My old ones were literally in tatters.


Sloggers Women’s Waterproof Rain and Garden Boot Go from garden to running errands in these colorful, functional and stylist boots.
Muckster ll Mid-Height Women’s Rubber Garden Boots When you don’t have a free hand to pull on your boots, these slip on with ease. Comfy and warm, too!
Muckster ll Women’s Low Rain Boots These low boots have easy slip-on features and neoprene construction.
Planone Flower Tall Rain Boots for Women If a waterproof tall garden boot is what you need, this is what you need.
Bogs Women’s Classic High Handle Insulated Rain and Snow Boots For gardening in inclement weather, these warm, insulated boots can’t be beat.


For other ideas about what to wear when gardening, no matter what the weather, check out these ideas.

Father’s Day or Mother’s Day Gardening Gifts: Garden Gloves

Rose Pruning Gloves
Prune roses painlessly with these elbow-length, breathable leather, puncture-resistant yet flexible protective gloves.
Waterproof Gardening Gloves If you have to garden during inclement weather, these waterproof, thornproof gloves are what you want.
Floral Print Gardening Gloves Go through multiple pairs of gloves in a season? This pack of four pretty floral gloves has you covered.
Gardening Gloves with Claws for Digging (Multipack)
These garden gloves with claws are perfect for digging. They look quite fierce! This pack includes 2 pairs of clawed gloves and 2 pairs of breathable, all-purpose gloves. The clawed gloves are pictured below. They are my favorite gardening gloves for pulling weeds!
Sturdy, All-Purpose Gardening Gloves Durable, breathable, comfortable, flexible and fashionable, these gloves have a wide range of uses.


creative garden gifts clawed garde gloves for pulling weeds
My clawed garden gloves look so menacing. I am looking forward to using them to tackle the hairy bittercress in my perennial garden.

Creative Gardening Gifts: Watering Tools

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Watering Can for Indoor Plants
Sleek, compact, and stylish, this see-through watering can with a removable stainless steel spout has a measuring scale on the side for easily checking the water level.
Watering Can for Outdoor Plants
Unique and colorful, this .6-gallon capacity watering can is functional as well as an attractive piece of garden decor.
Large Capacity Watering Can
This 2-gallon floral-motif watering can is made with heavy-duty plastic and has a removable shower head.
10-Pattern Front Trigger Watering Wand
Control the direction of the water with the ratcheting head, adjust the flow with a fireman grip lever, and reach high-level plants with this 36-inch long versatile watering wand.
Extra Long Heavy Duty Garden Hose Cover a lot of distance with this durable 100-foot-long heavy duty hose with crush-proof couplings.
Slow-Release Tree Watering Ring Bags
Save watering time with this set of 15-gallon capacity watering bags designed to fit around a tree trunk and release water over a 5-8 hour period.

Is your favorite gardener into watering efficiently? Check out this list of best watering wands. There are many to choose from to satisfy many garden watering needs.

Creative Mother’s Day Gifts for Gardeners: Weeding Tools

Hoe and Cultivator Hand Tiller
With heavy-duty construction and a rubber grip handle, this double-sided tool is comfortable and functional.
Portable Garden Kneeler and Seat with 2 Tool Pockets
Weed in comfort and get an assist when rising with this sturdy 330-pound capacity foldable cushioned garden kneeler/seat. For a more in-depth look at the best garden kneelers, read this.
Stand-Up Weeder
Weed without having to bend when you use this 34-inch long, 5-clawed, anti-rust steel weed grabber with a comfort foam grip.
Cape Cod Weeder Hand Weeding Tool
Uniquely designed to pull weeds easily, this 14-inch, hardwood-handled classic has a stainless steel blade and neck for sturdy, successful hand weeding.
Dutch Hoe
This heavy-duty, yet lightweight ash-handled spade is designed with a polished, stainless steel tapered tip for easy cleaning.

Creative Mother’s Day Garden Gifts: Planting Tools

Bend-Proof Garden Trowel
Yes, you read that right! This heavy duty, oversized stainless steel hand trowel with an ergonomic grip has a LIFETIME GUARANTEE against bending.
Garden Stool With Wheels
With a weight capacity of 300 pounds, this durable, steel-framed rolling garden seat rotates 360 degrees for flexible mobility even on rough terrain.
Long Handle Bulb Planter
Plant bulbs quickly with this heavy duty chrome-plated steel 38-inch long bulb planter with a non-slip footplate.
Seedling Transplanter
Plant seedings without bending over with this 37.4-inch long stainless steel tool that digs a hole and plants a seedling with the pull of a trigger.
Garden Push Seeder
Accommodate up to 20 different seed varieties at one time with this durable. steel-framed rolling seed planter.

Creative Gardening Gifts: Unique Garden Outerwear

Gardening Folding Umbrella Hat
36 inches in diameter, this foldable rain/sun hat has an adjustible headband and fastens under the chin with a lanyard.
Waterproof Floral Print Rain Jacket Work in the garden or run errands in this stylish, colorful yellow jacket decorated with a floral motif.
Head Net Hat
Perfect for those who are extremely bothered by bugs, this hat provides sun protection and water protection as well.
Super Wide Brim Sun Hat
Get complete UV ray protection for your face, ears, and neck with this lightweight nylon hat with a 5.5-inch brim all the way around. One size fits most.


Need to do a lot of gardening in inclement weather? Have a look at this list of what to wear for gardening in any weather. After planting 600 fir tree seedlings on a wet, rainy February day, these items are must-haves for me!

Creative Gardening Gifts: Unique Garden Containers and Decor

Fairy Garden Planter
Only 6.7 inches across at the top and 6.3 inches high, this cute, tiny fairy garden planter is ideal for small plants like succulents.
Wooden Elevated Planter with Lockable Wheels
This 32-inch tall mobile garden bed is 48 inches wide and 23.35 inches deep. It contains a bed liner with 4 drainage holes and may be moved easily from sun to shade.
Solar Hummingbird Wind Chimes
These lightweight, waterproof hummingbird windchimes gather solar energy during the day to produce a colorful glow at night.
3-Pack Vegetable Grow Bags
Plant root vegetables like potatoes or carrots in these moisture-proof, breathable fabric bags and watch the plants develop below the dirt with a unique side-window design.
Hand-Blown Glass Hummingbird Feeder
Each individually-blown, hand-finished feeder contains five feeding ports and unscrews from the base for easy cleaning.


Creative Gardening Gifts: Specialty Garden Books

Vintage Roses: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden Fall in love with these classic disease-resistant and deer-resistant beauties.
Peonies: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden Love growing peonies? This book is filled with information about more than 60 varieties.
Hydrangeas: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden
What’s not to love about this versatile plant that can thrive indoors or out. Who knew so many varities existed?
Dahlias: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden
Especially for those who enjoy growing these prolific summer-blooming plants. This book can help ease the off-season blues.
Apples of North America: A Celebration of Exceptional Varieties Packed with information about growing apples in a home orchard and making good use of the bounty.

Creative Garden Gifts: Kitchen Items

Bring the garden into the kitchen or to your next party with these whimsical items. I was recently charmed by a flowerpot mug I received as a gift. Here are some similar items to add to a Father’s Day or Mother’s Day garden gift list.

Mother's Day garden gifts terra cotta flowerpot mug

Set of 2 14-Ounce Flowerpot Mugs Use these cute terra cotta mugs for containing small plants or for beverages.
3-D Sunflower Spoon Rest Add this colorful sunflower spoon rest to brighten a kitchen.
Vintage Floral Tea Party Paper Plates Host a Mother’s Day tea party using these delightful, sturdy paper plates. Make the cleanup easy!
Lenox Butterfly Meadow 3-Tiered Server
Serve cupcakes or other dainty delicacies in an attractive display on this floral and butterfly-patterned stand.


Creative  Gifts for Gardening in Comfort

The older I get, the more I appreciate things that have a little extra padding. Here are two items I use regularly when I weed. The foam kneeling pad is light and easy to move around. The pad with the metal stand flips over to become a seat. I like to use the handles to help me get up.

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Yes, even though I practice my squats regularly, a little assistance is nice! Check out the list below for similar items. For a more extensive list of garden kneelers and seats, check out this related post.

Extra Thick Comfortable Kneeling Pad
This waterproof, heavy-duty foam kneeling pad can be used for gardening, bath time, and many other things.
Garden Knee Pads These lightweight, sturdy knee pads may be used for gardening, housework and more.
Garden Kneeler and Stool This handy kneeler and stool set comes with a pouch for tools and some gardening gloves.
4-Wheeled Gardening Workseat with Basket Make planting and maintaining a garden easier with this rolling work seat that swivels for easy of use.


No Money to Buy a Creative Gardening Gift? No Problem! Try a DIY!

free garden journal logbook with garden kneeler, clawed garden gloves, a small shovel and a weed bucket
Getting ready to pull some weeds with my trusty garden kneeling pad, my clawed garden gloves, a small shovel, my weed bucket and I will record any observations in my garden journal logbook.


If you’re on a tight budget, consider making a DIY garden gift for your favorite gardener. Create a unique DIY garden stepping stone with inexpensive materials you can find around the house. Design a one-of-a-kind greeting card with pressed flowers. If you enjoy origami or want to learn an easy origami project, try making an easy origami paper flower greeting card. For a truly unique gift, design a garden-inspired masterpiece with this easy pointillism project. Get a FREE printable garden planner or print out a FREE garden journal logbook (pictured above) and put it in a 3-ring binder for a special, inexpensive gift. There are many possibilities for budget-minded gift-givers. The gifts you can make are not only fun gifts for gardeners but meaningful as well.

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Get the garden planner!

Are You Now Filled with an Abundance of Creative Garden Gift Ideas?

I hope this has given you some great, unique Fahter’s Day or Mother’s Day garden gift ideas for the gardeners in your life. If there is something you would like to see added to the list, please let me know. Happy creative garden gift-giving!

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Lisa Mitchell is a wife, mom, and school librarian who likes to grow fruit, vegetables, and flowers on her family’s small Pacific Northwest farm. She would love anything from this list of Mother’s Day gifts for gardeners. To learn more about what this website has to offer, click on over to the Welcome page.

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16 thoughts on “Creative Gifts for Gardeners Who Have Everything”

  1. So many great gift ideas here! I could use a few myself. Especially from the boots category:) Happy gardening Lisa!

    • Thank you! I’m glad you found some Mother’s Day garden gift ideas you could use.

  2. These are some very good Mother’s Day gardening gift ideas. A garden is one thing I won’t be doing this year but maybe next year.

    • Yes, it’s tough to have a garden when you are busy traveling. I’m glad you got some good gift ideas.

  3. These are some great ideas for gardeners. Gardening is one thing I’m going to miss.

    • Oh, I hadn’t thought of that. Maybe you could volunteer in a garden somewhere along the way.

  4. Nice list of gift items. I would love anything from this list. The umbrella hat would be fun, but I could really use the rain jacket.

    • Yes, raingear is important around here too. Maybe I should get the umbrella hat for hat day at school!=)

  5. I love all these ideas! Thanks so much for sharing them. I will keep them in mind for next spring!

    • Great! I’m glad you liked my creative gardening gift ideas.

  6. Yes, love all these gifts for gardeners! I’m not going to lie, I will totally be buying myself some of these items. I absolutely love garden kits, they are especially great for indoor growing or getting started in gardening.

    • Oh, I’m super glad you found some things on this creative garden gift list you can use!

  7. Thanks so much for sharing these 50 creative gifts for gardeners, Lisa! My husband was a gardener and I have a friend, who loves gardening, so I will make use of some of your ideas.

    • Awesome! I’m always happy to share garden ideas.

  8. These look like perfect gifts for any gardeners out there!

    • Thank you! I’m always on the lookout for creative garden gifts.


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