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6 Thoughtful Gardening Gifts For Plant Lovers

As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to celebrate the joy of giving, and what better way than with thoughtful gardening gifts for our green thumb and nature-loving friends? If you’re on the lookout for the perfect presents for the plant lovers in your life, you’re in for a treat. Let’s dive into the world of gardening gifts for plant lovers and explore some fabulous ideas that are guaranteed to put a smile on your loved one’s face!

1. Gardening Books That Bloom Knowledge

For those who find joy in both gardening and reading, consider gifting your loved one an informative and inspiring gardening book. My personal favourite is “Forest School For Grown-Ups: Explore the Wisdom of the Woods” by Richard Irvine. Trust me; it’s a treasure trove of fun, inspiring, and whimsical ways for adults to enjoy getting outdoors and learning how nature can be used to benefit us in amazing and imaginative ways. For those looking to find gardening gifts for plant lovers that are a bit more traditional, I also love the “RHS Gardener’s Five Year Record Book” which provides keen gardeners with a special place to record all the changes that occur in their garden over several years.

2. Gardening Gifts For Plant Lovers: The Tools of the Trade

Every gardener needs reliable tools, and there’s a plethora of amazing options out there that make brilliant gifts for gardeners. The Fallen Fruits Hori Hori Knife with Sheath is a personal favourite when it comes to thoughtful gardening gifts for plant lovers. The word ‘Hori’ means ‘to dig’ in Japanese, and its bent ridged and razor-sharp blade makes the Hori Hori Knife a must-have for gardeners who need to dig through tough roots and hard soil. The Hori Hori Knife, paired with a new pair of quality gardening gloves, would make a fantastically thoughtful and practical gift. 

3. Unique Pottery for Plant Lovers

Enhance your loved one’s gardening oasis with some unique, or personalised pottery and gardening tools. Handcrafted plant pots or custom-engraved tools add a personal touch and make great gifts for garden lovers. It’s a surefire way to make their plants feel extra special – and who doesn’t want happy, pampered plants? 

4. Herb Growing Kits for Flavourful Gardens

For the foodies, you can’t go wrong with some good old-fashioned herb growing kits. When it comes to gardening fits for plant lovers, combining their love of gardening and great tasty food is an excellent way to celebrate your loved one’s enthusiasm for their garden. Herb growing kits can be a real game changer as they provide everything that is needed to start growing a mini herb garden. Whether your loved one chooses to grow their new herbs on the kitchen windowsill or start their own herb garden outside, a herb growing kit makes a great starting point. 

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5. Self-Watering Planters

Life can get pretty hectic, and even though avid gardeners would probably love to be tending to their plants as much as possible, sometimes it just isn’t possible. Whether your gardener is a little forgetful or lives a busy life, you can save some heartache by gifting some absolute game-changing self-watering plant pots. These ingenious planters ensure that their leafy friends stay hydrated, making them a thoughtful addition to any plant collection and a lifesaver for busy gardeners.

6. Terrarium Kits for Urban Gardens

For lovers of gardening that are limited when it comes to space, terrarium kits create mini garden paradises that can bring so much joy to a person’s life. I’ve personally gifted a few, and the joy of creating a tiny ecosystem is extremely satisfying. As well as being a great gardening project, mini terrariums also serve as great focal and discussion points within your home and make wonderful decor pieces.  

Consider these thoughtful and practical gifts for the garden lover in your life. 

As you embark on your hunt for the perfect gardening gift for your green-thumbed friend or family member, consider the above options as potential presents. With plenty of thoughtful, exciting, inspirational, and practical gifts available, I’m sure that you’ll find something that ticks all the boxes and makes the ideal gift.

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I’d love for you to share your favourite gardening gifts for plant lovers as I’m always looking for new gift ideas for loved ones (and, let’s be honest, myself!). Drop a comment below if you have a brilliant gift idea that you think deserves a place in this post! 

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Rachael is a 31 year old mum to 10 year old Luke and 5 year old Oscar. She lives in England and writes about family life, crafts, recipes, parenting wins(and fails), as well as travel, days out, fashion and living the frugal lifestyle.

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