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Christmas Gifts for Gardeners (that won’t break the bank!)

A list of meaningful, useful, easy on your wallet Christmas gifts for gardeners.  

 Do you have a relative or friend who loves to garden on your Christmas shopping list but have no idea what to get for her (or him) for Christmas? 

Your task is about to become easier!๐Ÿ™‚

Scroll down and pick any of the suggested items from this list of great Christmas gifts for gardeners. Most of them are gift boxed for easy giving.

Then present the gift of your choice to that special gardener in your life and watch how his (or her) face lights up with gratitude. 

If you are a gardener – feel free to choose a gift that caught your eye for yourself for Christmas. Why not?

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15 Great Christmas Gifts for Gardeners


To simplify your choice, the items on the gardening gifts list are grouped in categories: 

  • Christmas related gardening gifts
  • indoor garden kits
  • garden decor gifts
  • gardening gifts with a special touch 
  • garden tools
  • learning gardening gifts

Letโ€™s get started!


 Christmas related gardening gifts


Got an invitation to a Christmas celebration from a person that loves to garden?

Can’t go wrong with a Christmas related garden gift!


 1. Garden themed glass blown ornaments for Christmas tree 

Christmas Gifts for gardeners - tomato ornament
A unique gift  to take along for your friend, coworker, or neighbor-gardener’s Christmas party!

Your can choose from Christmas tree ornaments shaped as garlic, lucky mushroom, watering can, trowel, and much more.

Tomato ornament is my favorite. What is yours?


 2. Angel of the Garden 

Chrismas gift for gardener

Packaged in fitted box and ready for gifting, this beautiful 5.5โ€ hand-painted resin Angel of the Garden sculpture with wire wings will please your mother, sister or dear gardener friend.

The statue comes with writing on the enclosed card, โ€Bringing forth a garden of love and beauty.โ€

It is intended for indoor use and can be proudly displayed on a shelf, table, or mantel.


Indoor Garden kits

There is something so satisfying in recieving a garden kit as a gift.

Maybe it’s because each kit is a separate project and keeps you on one task. All needed supplies are usually (but not always) included, and all that’s left – is to follow step-by step instructions.

Or maybe it’s because your kids or grand kids most likely will volunteer to help with your indoor garden growing project.๐Ÿ™‚ You will watch together the progress of plants growing, share the excitement, and create happy memories.

Also, an indoor garden growing kit gives something to do for a hungry gardening soul in winter time before spring comes and it finally can play in the dirt outdoors ๐Ÿ™‚.


3.  Indoor herb garden starter kit

christmas gift - garden herb growing kit

Gardeners get used to having  fresh herbs on hand for all their cooking needs. But what do they do for fresh herbs in winter time?๐Ÿ˜ง

And here you come to the rescue with this smartly designed organic indoor  herb growing kit. ๐Ÿ˜Ž Your gardener friend will be in heaven!

Want to learn more about growing herbs?

โœ… Get Garden Lady’s free Culinary and Healing Herbs eBook today!



4. Bonsai tree kit

christmas gift - bonsai kit - gift for gardeners

Nature’s Blossom bonsai kit allows to grow four different kinds of bonsai trees from organic seeds.

The kit comes with organic soil, seeds, planting pots, plant labels, and an easy to follow  โ€œhow to growโ€ instructions.

Makes a perfect gift for father-in-law that loves to garden.๐Ÿ™‚


5.  Pink oyster mushroom farm

christmas gift - mushroom kit
Forest Origins pink oyster mushroom farm kit is all that’s needed to grow gourmet mushrooms right in the kitchen. 

This kit is made in the U.S.A., can be used by those of any age or gardening experience level and backed by a 100% guarantee. 


6.  Set of glazed Owl pots (perfect for succulents)

christmas gift - planter set
Your gardener friend will be able to proudly display his succulents in this elegant set of glazed owl pots.

The pots are 2.25 inches tall and have a hole for draining. Plants are not included.



Garden decor gifts

Little finishing touches that garden decor items provide make the garden a complete and enjoyable space.


7.  Stepping stone

christmas gift - turtle stepping stone

In many cultures the turtle is an auspicious symbol that brings good luck and longevity.

So why not get this beautiful cast iron turtle garden stepping stone as a luck wishing gift for your gardener friend or relative?


8.  Kinetic solar wind spinner

christmas gift - wind spinner


This solar powered wind spinner makes a perfect decoration for the garden or lawn.

 It has two tiers of blades spinning in opposite directions. A crackle glass ball sits between the blades and brightens up the night with mesmerizing light display.

Oh, did I mentioned that this spinner is backed by a lifetime guarantee?


9.  Wind chimes

christmas gift - wind chimes
Famiry hand tuned wind chimes with low deep tone is high quality item for garden, patio, or backyard decor. They are pleasing for the eyes and ears.๐Ÿ™‚ These wind chimes will make a treasured long lasting gift for friends and family for sure!


 Gardening gifts with a special touch

These gifts are great for a gardener friend with whom you share a special bond. These presents are intended to be used frequently and remind your friend of a connection between you.


10. Gift boxed flower pot mug with saucer

Christmas gift - flower pot mug with saucer

Your friend can drink from this 14 oz. mug or grow a plant in it – whatever she prefers.

Mugs come in many colors with different uplifting messages written on them. The featured mug for a friend – is my favorite.

The mug is made from food safe material and is dishwasher and microwave safe. Coordinating saucer can be used as a lid to keep your herbal tea warm.

A stainless steel stirring spoon shaped as gardener spade is included . So clever, isnโ€™t it?


11. Key chain with mini garden tool charms

Christmas gift - key ring

This cute keychain with 3 garden tool charms will make your gardener friend smile each time she sees it.

Awesome meaningful gift for gardener!


Garden tools

Every gardener can attest that there are no such things as too many garden tools. ๐Ÿ™‚

New tools are always welcomed!


12. Bulb planting tool set

Christmas gift - bulb planting kit - gift for gardeners

Does a gardener in your life have a flower garden? 

Then he will appreciate this high quality Tabor bulb planting tool set

The set includes bulb planter with depth markers and automatic soil release, narrow hand trowel/transplanter, and a metal dibber tool which makes deep precise holes in the soil for easy planting.

Even if your gardener is not into planting flowers that grow from bulbs, the tools are still perfect for other gardening tasks.


13. Garden tool kit set

Christmas gift - key ring
Ideal gift for male and female gardening lovers Scuddles garden tool set includes 10 ergonomic heavy duty garden hand tools.

This set has everything necessary for gardening plus the case that protects the tools. The people receiving this present will be very happy to have it.

I like that the tools have bright orange handles, so you can spot them easily in the dirt (donโ€™t ask how many trowels with dark green handles I throw out with the weeds.๐Ÿ˜„) 

Related reading: 

Any of the garden tools mentioned in Essential garden tools  article will make a perfect gift for a gardener.


Learning Garden gifts


14. Gardener’s handbook/planner 

Christmas gift - gardener handbook

I love this year round gardening companion: week by week vegetable gardener’s handbook. It is a resource and journal in one.

This handy guide is

  • good for any gardening zone
  • can be used by a beginner or seasoned gardener
  • helps manage your gardening tasks schedule
  • contains detailed weekly to-do-list
  • has place for writing notes.

Your gardening friend will be delighted to receive this useful and practical gift.


15. Organic gardening guide

Christmas gift - organic gardening book

Does your friend have a gardening library?

Then he will be happy to enrich his collection with this well organized comprehensive source for the organic gardener – Rodale’s Basic Organic Gardening Guide.

It’s especially useful for a beginner gardener, though seasoned gardener will learn new tips and tricks from this resource too.


More gardening gifts suggestions


Gardening magazines subscription 

A magazine that comes in the mailbox… Quite nostalgic, isn’t it?

Give a gardening magazine subscription to your gardener friend, so he will have something to look forward to each month.

There are plenty to choose from:

Fine Gardening

Good Organic Gardening

ABC Organic Gardener 

Country Gardens


Mother Earth News

Mother Earth Living

Texas Gardener

The English Garden

Garden Gate


Final thoughts on Christmas gifts for gardeners

Here you have it – a selection of 15 awesome, meaningful, yet easy on your wallet gardening gifts.

Hope you were able to pick a perfect Christmas present for that special gardener in your life. I am sure, he (or she) will enjoy it.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours!โ„๏ธ


What gift you would like to get for Christmas, as a gardener?

Share in the comments!

And if you found this article useful – be so kind to share with friends.


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