25+ Gardening Gifts for Mom
From lavish to low-cost, surprise Mom with one of these garden-inspired gift picks selected by HGTV editors.
If your mom practically lives in her garden, then surprising her with a gardening gift for Mother's Day is the way to go. Even if you think she has everything she needs, there is always something new in the gardening world your gardener mom is coveting. Below, we've listed thoughtful, personal gardening gifts your mom most likely doesn't already have.
Grab a big pair of these garden scissors to tackle hardier branches or a small pair for a more bonsai-style situation. Their handles are ambidextrous and inlaid with walnut for comfort. Mom's hands will appreciate the little extra effort as she tackles her toughest gardening.
This gift-worthy kit is perfect for the potting shed, filled with essentials for maintaining garden tools from handle to blade and all stored in a beautiful, wooden box. A wire brush with brass bristles removes excess dirt and debris, while linseed oil and a soft polishing cloth condition wooden handles. The sharpener features a silicon carbide stone, ideal for honing heavy-duty garden tools.
Cut Flower Garden by florist-farmer Erin Benzakein is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a flower gardening book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season. Get tips for growing in a variety of climates and step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands, airy centerpieces and florist design for the entire year.
In this global tour of modern gardens, plant expert Christopher Woods showcases 50 modern gardens that push boundaries and define natural beauty in significant ways. Along the way, Mom will learn about the people, plants and stories that make these iconic gardens so lust-worthy.
This slip-on shoe is handcrafted from waterproof rubber and designed with gardening in mind. The clog has a flexible, natural rubber form and Hunter's signature tread for grip. We love that each handcrafted style features an iconic oakleaf print, designed by the National Trust.
Whether Mom is a beginner or a master gardener, encourage her growing season this year with an inspiring gardening book. We may be a bit biased, but Kelly Smith Trimble, the editorial director here at HGTV.com, released this book last month full of bite-sized advice and inspiration, organized by season. From growing tips to quotes from inspirational gardeners to recipes, the beautifully illustrated book is one Mom can reach for again and again whenever she needs a little gardening guidance.
Part of their high-performance ExOfficio line, the BugsAway Lumen hoodie is super lightweight, looks great and all but does the gardening for you. It even comes treated with Insect Shield, giving you invisible, odorless protection just by putting on your clothes.
Lather's Lavender Retreat gift set features an exfoliating foaming body scrub with olive seed and walnut shell powders and infused with fig, olive and grapeseed extracts that will start her day with a bang. Follow with the ultra-delicate fragrance of Bulgarian lavender essential oil in a luxurious body creme, made even more appealing with its paraben- and sulfate-free formula.
Designed for garden adventures and more, this stain-, wind- and water-resistant vest is just the right weight to wear on its own or as a mid-layer during colder seasons. A zip-front and storm flap seals out the elements. Plus, it dries in a flash, too, so it's ready for another day of adventure.