There are many occasions every year when you have to buy gifts for your friends, family and loved ones.
Well, gardeners always need something, they will probably have a long list of things that they already have and things that they wish to have to make their gardening life simple and organised. So, you have plenty of options to choose from.
Every gardening wishlist differs from the other based upon the garden type, the tools that are already present and the preferences of the gardener.
While some gardeners like unusual gifts, others appreciate it more when you gift something usual and useful at the same time.
Hence, it can get difficult to pick the right one but we’re sure you’ll find something special from the list below. Just scroll down and find the perfect gift for the best gardener friend of yours.
Here we present fifty great gift ideas for gardeners, which will surely help you narrow down your search.
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Penned by Ian Spence of BBC TV and published by the Royal Horticultural Society, this book can make any gardener at any level happy by providing an easy-to-follow month-by-month gardening guide from January to December. Besides providing seasonal gardening advice, it includes an illustrated plant directory covering more than 350 different varieties.
Monty Don, BBC TV’s presenter of Gardeners’ World is a renowned name in gardening. This book authored by him and published by Dorling Kindersley is all about organic techniques of gardening. The new edition, available in both kindle and hardcopy versions, features a section on the importance of habitats in a garden’s ecosystem.
Another guidebook published by the Royal Horticultural Society exclusively for beginners can be a perfect gift for anyone who’s just started or is planning to start gardening. It teaches the good art of gardening from scratch. When, where and how to sow, pot and prune – everything is answered here.
Anyone who’s quite serious about gardening and is interested to know the various species of flora in the UK will cherish this gift for life. Published by the Royal Horticultural Society, this encyclopaedia of plants and flowers goes on to inspire, inform and guide every gardener on which plants to cultivate in the UK climate.
Gardening can either be for the sake of gardening or for other utilisations. For a woman who loves gardening, this guidebook can be a perfect gift. Be it homemade skincare, medicines or delicious recipes, this guidebook teaches all of these techniques.
As the title suggests, this book is all about vegetables and fruits plantation techniques. It includes step-by-step growing tips on over 50 types of vegetables and fruits. Besides advice with full proof, there are illustrations and images for a comprehensive understanding. Published by RHC, it’s a perfect gift for keen gardeners.
Those who want to attract different bird species will find this gift really thoughtful. It describes the profiles of more than forty common British garden birds and also guides on how to attract them with proper food, shelter and other arrangements.
We loved this gardening themed t-shirt with a quirky message that says, “I love gardening from my head to-ma-toes”. It’s perfect for a gardener who’s obsessed with growing veggies and tomatoes. There are five colour options, three design options for men, women and youth and various sizes available.
For any passionate gardener who feels like a lawn enforcement officer, this wearable gift will speak a lot about your unique taste. It’s available in five different colours including navy, royal blue, Kelley green, dark heather and heather blue. There are designs for both men and women in six available sizes.
For a gardener friend who has plenty of rose plants, this one can be a suitable gift. It’s a pair of thorn proof gloves that ensures the safe pruning of rose plants. It’s available in four different colours for both men and women. Made of goat grain, it can resist puncture to the fullest.
A pair of thorn proof gloves is a necessity for those who love to grow beautiful roses and other prickly plants. This one made by United Me is exclusively for women and it comes in two sizes and colours. Made of premium quality leather, it guarantees cut-proof gardening.
Digging can be a real challenge for some gardeners who find it difficult to use heavy tools. This gift set is perfect for them as it includes two pairs of garden genie gloves equipped with ABS plastic claws. The rubber latex material is designed to provide water and dust resistance.
Garden Plants & Seeds
This living gift can show how much you love your better half in the best possible way. Ideal for gifting on your fortieth or any wedding anniversary, this rose plant will bloom happily throughout the summer season with a little care. A personalised gift card is inside for writing thoughtful messages.
It’s a decorative bonsai tree of two months that can be placed anywhere in the sitting room or the bedroom. There is a small tray and a moss ball where the tree is planted. The moss ball is traditionally known as Kokedama in Japanese. It’s a fantastic gift for a gardener in your life.
This paper planter maker from the house of e-pots can be a thoughtful gift for any gardener who prefers everything organic. Made of premium quality wood, this one can be used to create your own newspaper plant pots. The method is really easy and the box includes instructions for making
It’s essentially a herb kit that contains three plant pots, one planter box and one wooden drip tray. In case your gardener friend loses sight of the herbs growing in this planter, the blackboard slide in it can be used to label their names. It makes a compact and ideal inclusion in a kitchen garden.
This vintage style glass terrarium from the house of NCYP is ideal for growing tropical plants, moss, cactus, fern and miniature plants. There is a swing door that ensures easy access and ventilation. Its dimensions are approximately 25 x 13.5 x 20 centimetres and accommodate multiple plants.
For the seedlings and growing plants, this variable temperature propagator can be extremely beneficial. The 20L unit is well-equipped with an electrically controlled temperature dial that can help the gardeners control soil temperature and keep it between 12-38C degrees. The crystal styrene offers optimum clarity and light transformation.
A complete package for gardening, this seedbox includes a hundred varieties of flowers, herbs and vegetables. The box is made of superior quality natural wood which can securely keep the seeds for long. That’s not all as the package also includes gardening accessories such as gloves and a pocket-knife
For chilli peppers growers, this handy little kit can be a bundle of joy. The six varieties included in this pack are cayenne chillies, habanero mix chillies, bhut jolokia chillies, Thai basil, zesty coriander and spicy cumin. Biodegradable pots, compost and markers are also inside the box.
Plant Theatre is a renowned brand that focuses on outdoor essentials and planting accessories. This cute little box comprises five exotic veggies seed sachets, biodegradable pots, peat discs, markers and a handy guidebook. Anyone who’s about to start gardening will be delighted as you show this gift.
Having a plaque sign in the garden is both informative and visually charming. How about gifting this personalised plaque sign to the gardener friend of yours? This one measuring approximately 25x10cm allows you to write two lines of up to 60 characters. It comes with pre-drilled holes and a hanging string.
Perfect Christmas Gifts — So impression and would be a talking point whenever you have friends over or at work. Give this gift with love and put a smile on your friends face every time they read it.
A very useful gift for a gardener, this set of slate plant markers and chalk makes gardening stylish and super easy. There are twenty reusable markers and two chalk pencils inside this pack. What’s more? Well, you get a two-year manufacturing warranty on this plant marker set.
Any green-fingered enthusiast will be delighted to get this ultimate garden equipment manufactured by Bargainsgalore that features a weatherproof clock, a thermometer and a hygrometer within one anatomy that can be exhibited in the garden. The weather-resistant exterior will sustain for a long time while the technology will support and justify all the gardening efforts.
How about gifting an entire garden toolset that comprises all the basic equipment along with a pair of gardening gloves? Well, this pack can suffice all the needs of your gardener friend by including a trowel, a rake, a transplanting trowel, a spray bottle and a lot more goodies.
A trio of gardening essential, Set contains weed fork, trowel and transplanting trowel. Each tool has a stainless steel head for rust resistance and minimal soil adhesion. Weatherproofed hardwood handles for durability
This five-piece planting kit and with a solid case can be handy anytime your gardener friend has to engage in gardening tasks. You can choose between the small and large tools set based on the needs and preferences of the user.
Designed to increase the ease and comfort of gardening, this set of anvil secateurs and pruners ensure a lot of activities such as bushcraft, woodcutting, camping, tree pruning and trimming. The ergonomically designed handle comes with a finger protection guard, offering safety to the user. The hardened steel blades will last long.
From Karcher, this hedge trimmer can be a new addition to any garden for precise trimming purposes. The diamond-ground blade of 50cm lets the gardeners sculpt garden hedges with a 22cm cut at ease. Run by battery, this cordless hedge trimmer also shows the power left on its LCD screen.
Making compost is a real concern for avid gardeners who do not buy it from outside. The task can be effortless when you gift this ingenious compost tumbler. It has a capacity of making up to 189 Litres of compost. Equipped with many features, it can take the stress out of those messy compost heaps.
For any gardener who suffers from knee or back pain, this one can be a very useful gift. It’s a multi-purpose product that includes a kneeler, a chair and a tool bag to carry all the essential tools. Lightweight, portable and durable, this gift can make gardening comfortable and painless.
Manufactured by the renowned brand Flymo, this battery-powered land mower is all set to make gardening easier than ever. Your gardener friend will be able to say no to manual grass cutting forever as it can independently lay mow the entire garden.
Garden Nests, Shelters & Feeders
Is your gardener friend looking for ways to welcome bees in the garden? If yes, then look no further than this package of bee hotel and flower seeds. It provides a wooden shelter for solitary bees that are covered with a zinc roof. The seeds are specially selected to attract non-aggressive bees.
For bees and wildlife lovers, this one makes an ideal gift. It includes twenty seed balls for growing British bee-friendly wildflowers easily at home. It can work everywhere from a garden bed to a balcony pot or a window box.
House sparrows love to live in a colony and hence this cute nesting box can be an ideal gift for a gardener. It includes three spacious nesting chambers that are designed with small holes for ventilation and protection against poor weather conditions. Made of FSC wood, this one will sustain for a long.
The population of hedgehogs are increasing at an alarming rate in the UK, which can be a real concern for your gardener friend. Hence, this hedgehog home can be a perfect gift on any occasion. It comes with predator resistance and provides a cosy shelter for hedgehogs roaming in the garden.
This triple platform bird table can be a perfect addition to any house garden to enhance wildlife. It’ll attract birds and make the process of feeding them easier in colder months. The stand is designed for stability against fall and it features anti-bacterial coating for better performance and sustainability.
This visually pleasing plant display stand can be a perfect gift for a gardener who’s fond of showcasing the most beautiful floral plants in the garden. Made of premium quality metal, it won’t fade, bend or peel easily. The built-in installation instructions make this one quite easy to assemble.
If the gardener in your life has an incredibly beautiful garden, this stone made birdbath and feeder can add a sublime grace to it. Handcrafted by veteran craftsmen in the UK, this one looks extremely elegant and serves the purpose of feeding visiting birds.