5 Gifts For Gardeners In Your Life

by Bri Bradford on Oct 19, 2020

a gardener planting a flower in a garden

Shopping for a gardener? If so, you may be overwhelmed by the number of gifts out there. Where do you start? What should you get? Will your gifts truly help? 

There are a number of valuable gifts you can get for the gardener in your life. Here are some of the best gifts for gardeners and how each gift will help improve their gardens. 

Personalized Garden Sign 

One of the most unique gifts for gardeners is a personalized garden sign. Gardeners love to spend time in their garden, so why not make it a place where they can make their personalities shine? A garden doesn’t have to be all vegetables and flowers — there can be decor thrown in the mix, too. 

You want to get a personalized garden sign that’s durable. It may encounter some harsh weather (think hot summer days and heavy rain showers), so it has to be able to survive the elements. And, you want to get the right kind of sign for the garden. If the gardener in your life has a flower garden, don’t get them a personalized sign intended for those with a vegetable garden. 

Check out this personalized tomato garden sign and this personalized flower garden sign for inspiration. 

Handy Gardening Tools 

Some of the best gifts for gardeners are gardening tools that make their lives easier. Gardening is a labor of love, and if you can make a gardener’s life easier by getting them tools, they’ll surely appreciate the gesture. 

Some common tools for gardeners include pruning shears, digging spades, and a weeder. You can also get items that will help their garden grow better, such as planter boxes and a trellis. If you aren’t sure if they need these tools, you can either ask them straight out or visit them to see if they have these tools. 

Gardening Gloves 

Gardeners can never have too many gardening gloves. Gloves protect their hands from cuts and scrapes while they’re working in the garden. Gloves also keep their hands clean and help prevent the formation of blisters. Gardeners may lose their gloves or need an extra pair if they have extra hands helping in the garden. 

There are many types of gardening gloves to consider purchasing for the gardener in your life. You could get leather gloves, waterproof gloves, or cotton gloves. The key is to make sure the gloves fit properly and won’t interfere with the gardener’s ability to work. 

Tote Bags For Vegetables 

If you have a friend or family member who has a vegetable garden, some of the most helpful gifts for gardeners are tote bags. Tote bags are a reusable bag they can use to carry vegetables. They can use them to carry vegetables indoors, to friends’ homes, or even to a local stand if they wish to sell them. This gives them an easy way to carry their vegetables that’s reusable and easy to store. 

You can step the tote game up by giving them personalized tote bags for their vegetables. Why not give them a bit of personalization? 

Seeds To Plant

Some great gifts to give gardeners are more seeds to plant in their garden. They may want to plant new flowers or try to plant new vegetables next season. Give them some unique seeds to try out. If they can’t plan them now, they can always save the seeds for future seasons. 

Shopping for gifts for gardeners may seem tricky, but it doesn’t have to be. As long as you do your research and know what’s truly helpful for gardeners, you’ll be in good shape.