15 Perfect Gifts for Gardeners
For those on your list with green thumbs, we've rounded up a list of ideas that are sure to inspire some nature-loving activities.
For many of us, gardening is the last thing we think of during the cold months of winter. However, your plant-loving friends and family are already dreaming of getting their hands dirty again. Get them in the mood for spring with these garden-ready gifts, including a few they can enjoy even in the dead of winter.
Sturdy yet lightweight, this functional wood-and-wire basket makes the perfect gardener’s companion. The oblong shape is the right size for gathering up a garden harvest or for toting weeding tools. The wire mesh interior allows you to easily hose off everything so you dirt doesn't make it inside.
Dry winter air and rough soil are hard on gardeners' hands. This highly-rated lotion is specially formulated to lock in moisture with its infusion of Shea and avocado butters. This intensive formula is made to nourish skin and help it feel noticeably smoother after each use — so, pretty much a must-have for your friend who is always pruning and planting.
Sure, they may excel at growing tomatoes but what about mushrooms? Expand your gardener's crop of edibles with this innovative, giftable log. Each hand-cut hardwood log is inoculated with spores that will sprout organic phoenix oyster mushrooms — a sweet, mild variety perfect for stir-fries, risottos, and pasta dishes.
Not only for use with roses, but these sturdy gloves are also flexible and padded — a gardener's best friend. Designed with protection in mind, the extra-long length shields arms against thorns, poisonous vines and even bugs. The padded palms and reinforced fingertips make them puncture resistant.
Give super pollinators a place to call home with this wood and bamboo habitat. About 140 species of native bees look for preexisting insect holes and woodpecker drillings, so they're drawn to the bamboo tubes of this house. They can pollinate several thousand blooms a day making this a win-win for insect and gardener.
Before spring arrives, most gardeners are itching to get their hands in the dirt. This seedling starter allows them to begin the process indoors before the temperatures are ready outside. They only need to refill the water about once a week and the terracotta surround keeps the right amount of water in place to get their seeds started.
Let plant-lovers show off their love for gardening with these heart-shaped planters. Handmade of cast stone cement with a verde finish, the planters are a charming addition to any garden. Their shallow bowl makes them great vessels for displaying succulents.