Gifts for a gardener
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35 Great Gifts For a Gardener

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Whether you are a gardener or not, most of us probably have a keen gardener of some description amongst close family and friends.

Throughout the year many occasions arise when you think about buying gifts. Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, or perhaps just a small thank you to someone for helping you out.

Buying suitable gifts for a gardener can be difficult if you are not sure of their particular interest in the gardening sphere. Even if you do know, what do they want? and or what do they have?

Do not dismay, every gardener has something he or she wants it is just a case of finding the right thing of course.

This is a question I get most often asked, and the answer is often the same. There is no one thing that makes a good gift for a gardener because every gardener has a long list of things, that would make their gardening life simpler and they wish they had, but all lists are different.

Some like unusual gardening gifts, then what about gifts for gardeners who have everything?

Well, hopefully, I will offer you some great ideas for gifts for a gardener in this post, especially if you are on a budget. I am however sure, most gardeners will love something from our list of ideas, which will make the perfect gift for a gardener in your life.

12 Piece Gardening Tool Set

12pc Plant Care Gardening Hand Tool Kit
A variety of 12pcs. Garden tools including small shovels, rakes, secateurs, shears, a spray bottle etc.. Have everything you need for gardening.

The tools all pack away together in a handy storage case making the perfect gifts for gardeners or those just getting started on their gardening journey.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Personalised Natural Slate Plaque

Personalised Slate Sign
With 2 lines of any text up to 30 characters (laser etched) per line, this natural slate plaque has 'holes' already pre-drilled and supplied with rustic string, which enables this item to be hung up.

Do you have a 'Head Gardener' in your life? One of those special gifts for gardeners, they will surely love.

Last update on 2022-06-21

RHS Gardening Through The Year Book

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Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Gardening Through the Year
A book by Ian Spence from the BBC's gardeners world. A fully updated edition, illustrating a month by month journey through your garden. What you should be doing in the garden and how you should be doing it.

Full of 'handy tips' for any standard of a gardener, making it a great gift for gardeners that are serious about their gardening.

Last update on 2022-06-21

VegTrug Raised Bed Planter

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VegTrug Raised Bed Planter
Fancy growing some salad stuff or vegetables in your garden but have no space? Then this 'Vegtrug' a raised bed 'vegetable planter' could be the answer to your prayers.

Comes flat packed and easy to assemble. This 'VegTrug' is easy to work with, no more bending or kneeling, ideal for the elderly and wheelchair users.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Multi Purpose Garden Kneeler & Chair

Multi Purpose Garden Kneeler & Chair
Easy relax multi-purpose kneeler and chair. Helps gardeners with some back and leg pain relief.

Lightweight, durable, easy to fold up and carry, this kneeler comes complete with a garden tool bag for handy access to your garden tools. One of the gifts for a gardener that will surely please.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Indoor Herb Garden

Indoor Herb Garden
Grow basil and other fresh herbs indoors, with this indoor herb growing kit that has everything you need to start an indoor herb garden.

Included are the planter, 3 growing pots, growing medium and seeds.This stylish design fits perfectly on your kitchen window sill.

Label your fresh herbs with the coloured chalk (included) on the blackboard strip, and you are all set to go. One of the bests gifts for gardeners at any time of the year.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Bee Hotel & Flower Seeds

Bee Hotel & Flower Seeds
Our most important pollinators the Bees are in decline due to loss of nesting and feeding habitat.

Give the population a boost with this Bee hotel, which mimics the conditions suitable for solitary bees, which are non-aggressive.

Specially selected flower seeds for Bees included, excellent for making attractive drifts of colour in your garden. Make your garden a haven for wildlife.

Last update on 2022-06-21

E-Pots Paper Plant Pot Maker

E-Pots Paper Plant Pot Maker
Save time, money and help reduce garden plastic. A fun and simple way to create fully biodegradable pots.

Use newspaper or any scraps of paper to make your own amazing paper plant pots fast and easy. Easy to use and full instructions are given.

The epot maker makes one of those gifts for gardeners we are sure any gardener will appreciate. It's a simply cute, time-saving tool to help gardeners make exquisite paper pots.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Pro Anvil Secateurs

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Pro Anvil Secateurs
  • [ 𝐑𝐎𝐓𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐇𝐀𝐍𝐃𝐋𝐄 ] - These anvil pruners feature our new auto-rotating technology; designed to increase comfort and ease of use whilst decreasing the effort required by you by 30%
  • [ 𝐅𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐄𝐑 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐓𝐄𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 ] - The lower handle has been equipped with a fingerguard to protect your hands from rose thorns and to keep branches out of the way whilst cutting for added pruning confidence
  • [ 𝐀𝐃𝐉𝐔𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐁𝐋𝐄 𝐖𝐈𝐃𝐓𝐇 ] - These anvil secateurs have an adjustable lever that allows you to easily modify the width to 50% - for a perfect fit whether you have small or large hands
  • [ 𝐂𝐔𝐓 𝐖𝐈𝐓𝐇 𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐄 ] - The heat-treated and hardened SK5 carbon steel blades slice through up to 25mm with zero effort - sure to become your favourite gardening tool for both living and dead wood
  • [ 𝐀𝐋𝐋-𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃 𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐓 ] - The lightweight cutters are made from durable aluminium, sure to stand the test of time. The rust-resistant pruners have a soft-grip handle to provide ergonomic comfort

Last update on 2022-06-21

Ergonomic soft grip handles give the user great comfort when using these heavy-duty Anvil secateurs. 

Features the latest in auto-rotating lower handle, to reduce the pressure on your fingers, increase comfort whilst decreasing effort by 30% for less hand ache/fatigue & blisters. 

These anvil garden secateurs are great for thick, dead & woody branches slices up to 25mm. Ideal secateurs for arthritic hands, carpal tunnel, and other weak hand conditions.

Lawn Enforcement Officer Tee-Shirt

Lawn Enforcement Officer Tee-Shirt
This funny 'Lawn Enforcement Officer' tee- shirt is an exclusive novelty design and a must for all passionate gardeners, especially those who like to 'mow the lawn' and have a good sense of humour.

Various colours are available, offering Women, Men (Small to 3XL) and Youth Sizes. These tee-shirts are perfect gifts for a gardener at Christmas, birthdays or at any other time of the year really.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Outside Tap Frost Protectors

Outside Tap Frost Protectors
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Outside Tap Frost Protectors
Protect your outside taps with these ingenious insulated tap protectors. Prevent winter taps from freezing and save yourself from possible costly damage to outdoor taps, when the winter temperatures drops to below sub-zero.

100% waterproof and easy to install its a perfect gift for the home and or alotment where outside taps are prone to freezing.

The frost protectors have a 210d Oxford fabric waterproof coating, plus a 3-layer design to ensure insulating effects. Resistant to rain, snow and ice, even in extremely cold weather.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Compost Tumbler

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Compost Tumbler
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Compost Tumbler
An ingenious 50 gallon (180L) designed 'tumbler composter' that turns on its axis for an easy and balanced rotation.

With no assembly is required for this composting tumbler bin. Made of HDPE (High Desity Polythene), and is UV protected and of course, it is rust-free. Internal aeration bar mixes compost andallows air flow.

This composter would be a welcome gift for any gardener wanting to make their own compost.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Karcher HGE 18-50 Cordless Hedge Trimmer

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Karcher HGE 18-50 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
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Karcher HGE 18-50 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
Precision trimming is the order of the day with this Karcher cordless hedge trimmer.

A 50cm diamond-ground blade, with a rotating handle, achieves a precise trim with a 22mm cut - perfect for pruning and sculpting garden hedges.

This hedge trimmer uses the same battery as all other 18v Karcher products, so its possible to swap them out if you have other Karcher 18v products.

The hedge trimmer even tells you how much battery you have left with an LCD display. A great gift from the Karcher family of tools.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Nesting Box For Sparrows

Nesting Box For Sparrows
A quality 3 bird chamber nesting box, suitable for any garden. Sufficient space and narrow entry holes to protect against predators and bad weather conditions.

Beautifully finished and made from FSC timber the box is absolutely weatherproof and extremely durable. This solid wood sparrow colony is suitable for all seasons.

The sparrow terrace has 3 separate nesting boxes, which are ideal for house sparrows, as they like to live as a colony.

Included is a guide & brood calendar with each nesting box crammed full of valuable tips and important information about the birds in our garden.

This bird nesting terrace makes ideal gifts for gardeners who want to entice more wildlife into the own garden or backyard.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Funky Vegetable Kit

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Funky Vegetable Kit
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Funky Vegetable Kit
Does the gardener in your family or circle of friends fancy growing 'purple carrots, striped tomatoes, red Brussel sprouts, yellow courgettes or multi-coloured swish chard? Well, it's possible with this 'Funky Veg Kit' by Plant Theatre.

The box includes all you need to grown something that little bit different. Unusual gardening gifts come in many guises and this is one of them. Perhaps this will be a suitable gift for the gardener who has everything?

Last update on 2022-06-21

Bonsai Tree - Mature Chinese Elm

Bonsai Tree - Mature Chinese Elm
A beautiful gift for the home or office, Bonsai has aesthetic appeal, helps purify the air in their surroundings, so has multiple health and psychological benefits.

Complete with the small tray, the moss ball (Kokedama in Japanese) is the new way of potting and comes already fertilised for 2 months. Taking care is easy, submerge in water every 6-9 days for 5 mins and let it have sunlight.

A bonsai has an important life message work hard, be patient and it shall bear fruit for you. A fantastic gift for anybody at any time of the year.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Ruby Wedding Rose - 40th Wedding Anniversary

Ruby Wedding Rose - 40th Wedding Anniversary
A beautiful unique 'living' gift, a perfect way to help celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary and one of the unusual gardening gifts you could give to a gardener in celebration of a momentous milestone in their lives.

The rose has stunning red shaded crimson flowers throughout Summer, that stand out against its backdrop of glossy dark green leaves, this crimson rose will flourish for many years to come.

Also included is a small personalised gift card on which you can write any 'special' message you wish to include with your rose. The seller can even do this for you prior to dispatch if required.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Slate Garden Markers

Slate Garden Markers
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Slate Garden Markers
These garden markers are made from sleek stylish slate. The slate markers come complete with chalk and are a fantastic addition to any green-fingered home and garden, offering a small but smart solution for labelling up your favourite garden plants.

Included are 2 reusable soapstone chalk pencils, so you can label up a wide variety of plants in your beautiful garden, greenhouse or window box.

These types of little gifts for a gardener will always be welcome, as they can be used over and over again, year in year out.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Triple Platform Bird Table

Triple Platform Bird Table
It's essential we help our wild birds out by providing them food, especially during the harsh winter months. So why not entice wild birds into your garden with this handmade triple platform bird table and enjoy the wildlife when they visit.

Solidly built, with a special anti-bacterial coating, this bird table design provides good stability in strong winds, and has a 'natural' look that would not look out of place in any garden or backyard.

One of those ideal gifts for a gardener who enjoys watching wildlife visit their garden.

Last update on 2022-06-21

RSPB Gardening For Wildlife

RSPB Gardening For Wildlife
There is something special about having butterflies amongst your flowerbeds, frogs in your pond and birds on your bird table, and knowing they're there because of you.

This complete guide (Gardening for Wildlife) to nature-friendly gardening is a crucial companion and provides an ideal gift for a gardener, be they novices or expert gardeners.

The book offers new insights and ideas, serving as an expert guide to the practical aspects of this rewarding pastime while educating readers about the ecological principles involved.

The book also explores commonly held misconceptions that often deter people from pursuing a kinder approach to gardening.

Last update on 2022-06-21

ClipperBox - Garden Shears Clippings Collector

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ClipperBox - Garden Shears Clippings Collector
One of the gifts for a gardener that will be a welcome addition to their gardening toolbox is the 'ClipperBox'. This unique design attaches to your 'existing' gardening shears to collect lawn grass clippings as you go.

No more bending down to collect those lawn 'edge' clippings and thus, in turn, prevents regrowth from grass cuttings. Easy to attach, easy to remove with a surprising capacity.

The 'Clipperbox' will fit most brands of shears snugly, the ClipperBox works well if the lawn is dry or wet.

Last update on 2022-06-21

3-in-1 Garden Wall Weather Station Clock

3-in-1 Garden Wall Weather Station Clock
This beautiful yet practical triple weather station set is a truly special gift for any green-fingered enthusiast.

Made from durable powdered coated steel that’s completely weather resistant and combines a multi-functional; weatherproof clock, thermometer and hygrometer.

Mounted horizontally, in your conservatory, kitchen or study, it features an attractive floral and bird design and makes a handy addition to any garden or conservatory

Last update on 2022-06-21

Hardwood Garden Bench Companion Set

Hardwood Garden Bench Companion Set
Sit back together in your garden and enjoy the fruits of your labour with this quality, chunky wooden companion bench.

Made from sustainable hardwood and with an oiled finish, this amazing garden bench set makes a great addition to any garden, just the place to sit and enjoy those long lazy summer afternoons.

The adjoining table makes a super place for books and drinks and is shipped with 50mm holes suitable for garden overhanging parasols.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Hardwood Garden Potting Table

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Hardwood Garden Potting Table
When carrying out any task, it's always best to keep all the things you will use close at hand. So you can, with this garden 'potting' table workstation.

You can keep all your flowers, plants, tools and more close whilst gardening. This fantastic 'potting' workstation has lots of space, with a place especially to 'pot plants' and make no mess on the floor, there is even a blackboard to make notes on.

The bottom shelf of the workstation is great for keeping gardening shoes, rubbish or emptied soil bags etc.. This workstation makes an ideal gift for all garden enthusiasts.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Rolling Garden Cart - Outdoor Planting Station

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Rolling Garden Cart - Outdoor Planting Station
Possibly a necessity for any gardener of advancing years, yet who still loves to garden or those who have difficulty bending over for long periods. The cart is especially suitable for people with medical back problems, as it will make it easier to tend to your garden.

With this cart, one can move items around the garden with ease. The trolly also has an adjustable, 360-degree' seat' so you can tend your plants and landscape your garden in comfort.

Constructed from a sturdy metal frame the cart can be easily moved around on the 4 wheels, the front wheels can steer using the pull handle. There is a utility basket at the rear and also a tray under the seat for tools. One of those perfect gifts for a gardener that no doubt will be a godsend to many.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Flamingo Garden Statue with Solar Lamp

Flamingo Garden Statue With Solar Lamp
This cute and comical hand-painted garden flamingo statue is a nice addition to any garden.

The statue is made from a very durable resin, so it is suitable for all season. In addition, the statue is UV treated to ensure high resistance to fading.

A solar-powered LED lamp automatically glows at dusk. Suitable for outdoor patio or pool areas, a fun and tropical touch to your garden.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Variable Temperature Electrical Propagator

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Variable Temperature Electrical Propagator
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Variable Temperature Electrical Propagator
Everything needs a helping hand, a start in life. Seedlings and young plants deserve a good start too and you can give them just that with this 52cm variable electrical control propagator.

This large capacity (20L) unit has an easy hand-held control with a 'temperature' dial, which can control the soil temperature between 12-28 °C (53-82F).

The robust crystal 'styrene' cover provides optimal clarity and maximum light transmission. With 'adjustable' ventilation panels for fine humidity and air temperature control, this sealed unit has an energy-efficient 50watt heater - insulated to retain heat within the propagator.

A great gift for the gardener who like to 'propagate' their seedlings from the beginning.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Ladybirds - Natures Natural Pest Control

Ladybirds - Natures Natural Pest Control
Natures Pest Control - One of the major headaches and enemies of any gardener is the infestation of such bugs as aphids, greenfly and blackflies appearing on their plants.

Why not deal with these infestations natures way by introducing Ladybirds? One of the more unusual gifts for gardeners anyone can give would be the supply of 100 Ladybirds (2pkts x 50).

Each ladybird will eat about 5000 aphids and will soon produce ladybird larvae, which in turn also eat aphids and other soft-bodied pests. Increasing the number of ladybirds in a garden will lead to a permanent decrease in the number of pests in the garden.

The Ladybirds sent are native British (Adalia bipunctata) Ladybirds ready for release into a garden. Sent via 1st class post, they will easily fit through the letterbox on arrival. The Ladybirds are dispatched with food, so they normally arrive within 3-4 days and without harm.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Penny Farthing Bicycle Plant Stand

Penny Farthing Bicycle Plant Stand
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Penny Farthing Bicycle Plant Stand
A delightful flower display stand made from metal, making the Penny Farthing plant stand hard and tough enough to withstand bending, fading and any peeling, its certainly not easy to deform.

Being of 'classic' design this plant stand can be placed almost anywhere in the home, a perfect plant stand gift for a gardener.

Available in 6 colours, with easy assemble instructions this plant stand can hold herbs, flowers, succulents and more.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Hogilow Hedgehog Home

Hogilow Hedgehog Home
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Hogilow Hedgehog Home
Give a hedgehog home in your garden. One of those gifts for a gardener they will surely treasure. It is an ideal house for injured or rescue hedgehogs due to the design of the house, which allows for easy inspection and cleaning with the swivel roof.

The Hog home has been specially made through the guidance of the 'Hedgehog Society' and the 'Help a Hedgehog' Hospital. The stylish 'Hogilo' hedgehog habitat as featured on the UK's 'Autumn Watch' is a purpose-built nesting and breeding box for hedgehogs.

The 'Hoghome' design uses recycled plastic from agricultural waste, with additional breathing holes incorporated into the sides for breathability and raised feet to help elevate it off the ground. The 'Hogilo' is also well protected from predators giving the Hedgehogs a safe haven to go into.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Flymo EasiLife Robotic Lawn Mower

Flymo EasiLife Robotic Lawn Mower
Would you be happy to sit back, relax and let somebody or something mow the lawn? Well, now you can with the Flymo Robotic Lawn Mower.

The Flymo EasiLife is designed for gardens up to 350m2. This little piece of wizardry automatically cuts the grass for you so you don’t have to. It independently mows a lawn, cuts any garden shape and tackles slope gradients of up to 35 Percent.

Simply install the hidden boundary wire to define the cutting area and off it goes adapting it’s cutting schedule based on weather and growth conditions.

This handy mower also features an intuitive 'Assist-U' interface and Bluetooth smartphone app for easy scheduling monitoring and communicating between you and your mower.

Highly Rated, Amazon bestseller.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Staddle Stone Birdbath & Feeder

Staddle Stone Birdbath & Feeder
This large-high-quality stone garden bird bath feeder is a beautiful and elegant work of art, good enough to grace any garden.

These eloquent impressive bird baths are hand-made by skilled craftsmen in the UK using local reconstituted stone and traditional methods.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Thorn Proof Goatskin Leather - Rose Pruning Gloves

Thorn Proof Goatskin Leather - Rose Pruning Gloves
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Thorn Proof Goatskin Leather - Rose Pruning Gloves
These rose pruning gloves come in 4 different colours and are suitable for both men and women.

The gloves are 100% natural premium goat grain, ensuring puncture resistance and keeping your hands safe and blood-free from scratches.

The extended split suede cuff prevents cuts on the arms allowing you to deadhead your roses painlessly. Hence, these gardening gloves offer full hand and arm protection keeping you safe whilst pruning your roses.

Soft texture and an easy-grip are due to 'lanolin,' which acts to moisturise hands keeping them supple. Great for people with sensitive skin and arthritis.

Last update on 2022-06-21

NCYP Glass Terrarium Geometric, Black Grid House

NCYP Glass Terrarium Geometric, Black Grid House
This elegant and modern hand made terrarium is made of brass foil and then soldered by environment-friendly tin.

Different from existing terrariums, the glass panels are sealed. It will not leak but it is not designed to be a hydroponic planter.

The terrarium can be placed on shelves or tables, either indoors or outdoors in the home, conservatory or garden patio.

Perfect for decorating with sand, small stones and small succulants or similar, using miniature plants for decoration. It is safe for plants and to water, as well as being made of corrosion protective material.

This terrarium can be used to make moss cactus miniature decorations and other designs. An ideal gift for any gardener, friend or family member.

Last update on 2022-06-21

Conclusion

Choosing gifts for a gardener can be difficult,  but I hope I have given you some ideas from the broad spectrum of gifts available on this page when it comes to your turn to buy a gift for the gardener in your life. 

Out of all the gifts here, my personal favourite and one of the most unusual gardening gifts one can get for a gardener has to be the Ladybird’s, nature’s own insect deterrent. 

Happy gift hunting and thank you for stopping by at Garden Junkie.

If this article has helped you in any way then please share it amongst your family and garden-loving friends or anybody who might be looking at soon getting their own gift for a gardener or friend in their lives. 

Finally, you can always pop over to our FAQ page to find out more about garden’s and gardening whole host of other answers to your gardening questions and queries.

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