25 Garden-Inspired Gifts for Father's Day
Dad doesn't need another tie; find the perfect garden-centric gift that he'll want to use year-round.
If the guy in your life spends more time outdoors than indoors, then your Father's Day gift should reflect that. Take a look at our list of the best Father's Day gifts for every budget, whether Dad is a gardener or helpful handyman.
Help Dad clean up the yard and create mulch at the same time with this electric chipper. He'll love tossing branches and twigs into the top and watching them instantly turn into nutrient-rich soil. Don't forget to pair your gift with a stack of yard waste bags, so he can get started ASAP.
If he spends hours weeding, digging and tending to the flower beds, then your dad definitely needs a quality sun hat. We love this one from L.L.Bean because it features UPF 50+ fabric, has adjustable snaps and uses No Fly Zone technology to keep insects away.
As much as he loves his work boots, we're willing to bet that Dad won't mind adding a pair of waterproof clogs to his gardening wardrobe. This classic style from the Hunter collection features a high-traction sole, soft rubber and a practical neoprene lining.
We have no doubt that your eco-conscious dad will get good use out of this 37-gallon composter. Since it's so compact, the bin will fit neatly in the corner of his yard and easily turn kitchen scraps like eggshells and vegetables into nutrient-rich soil. Just fill it up, give it a few turns every couple of days, and Dad will have a nourishing batch of compost for his backyard or garden.
Instead of dealing with citronella candles and heaps of bug spray, Thermacell devices emit repellent undetectable to humans to create a small zone around you where bugs won't want to go. This portable model offers 12 hours of protection and is ideal for creating a mosquito-free zone around your campsite.
Don't let Dad's knees take a hit while he's working in the garden; instead, gift him this mobile work seat, which has a tool tray and basket for supplies. In addition to reducing any aches and strains, this cart will keep his clothes free from grass stains, too.
If you ask us, a handyman could always use a high-quality waist belt for all his tools. This leather apron will do just fine, made from durable buffalo leather and pockets to hold his gardening essentials. You can even get it personalized for an extra $10-$12.
Encourage small cavity dwellers like wrens, finches and chickadees to take up residence in Dad's backyard with this delicate, raindrop-shaped birdhouse. Together, you and your dad can hang up the porcelain house and then admire all the birdies that use it as a safe haven.
For the man who's meticulous about cleaning his tools, shop this special maintenance kit. Inside the birch box, he'll find a silicon-carbide whetstone and brass bristle brush to remove resin and rust, a bottle of linseed oil to protect tools from corrosion and a soft polishing cloth to condition wooden handles.