Cultivate Joy: Top Gardening Gifts for Mom (for Mother’s Day and Beyond)

Best practical gardening gifts for your mom: ideas & recommendations.

Last Updated on March 9, 2024

Explore a charming collection of gardening gifts for mom, perfect for any occasion. Handpicked with love and care.

practical gardening gifts for mom

Does your mother love gardening? If so, getting her a gardening gift for Mother’s Day or any special occasion is a fantastic idea.

Even better, consider giving her a practical gift for her garden – one that she will genuinely enjoy and use regularly.

The best part is that if she’s an avid gardener, your gift will see plenty of use. Each time she tends to her garden, admires the gift, or even wears it, it will bring a smile to her face, serving as a constant reminder of you – her most cherished flower.

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1.  3-Piece Garden Tool Gift Set

by Flora Guard

Practical Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day

Practical  yet beautiful gardening tool set with floral pattern. The tools (trowel, cultivator and pruning shears) are rust-proof, sturdy and easy to clean. It comes in 3 color choices. I love the purple one. What’s your favorite?

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2. My Abundant Garden Gardening Planner & Logbook

gardening planner by Sow Small Garden

It’s a garden design workbook, gardening planner, planting and harvesting log, seasonal to-do scheduler,  weekly gardening task organizer, gardening notebook, journal and sketchbook – all in one!  

Your mom will be grateful for this gift because it will make it easier for her to plan and keep track of her gardening chores.

3. Waterproof Garden Shoes 

by Sloggers

Practical Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day

Keep your mom’s tootsies cozy and dry in a pair of best waterproof garden shoesSloggers garden shoes.

Do you know that  Sloggers are America’s #1 Backdoor Shoe? They are very comfy due to Sloggers’ exclusive “All-Day-Comfort” insole, made in USA and you can choose among 24  fun prints.

That “flower power” print – is a gardening mama’s dream! smile And if you can grab them under $30 – it’s a great bargain.

4. Triflora Hanging Planter for Window

by Umbra

hanging planter for window

This unique and innovative design was the winner of the International Housewares Show and got the “Best of Show” award. And now your mom can decorate her window with this beauty! (if you buy it for her!)

Triflora hanging planter for window cleverly combines a drapery rod which can be mounted from the wall or ceiling with 3 plant pots hanging from ropes. Ropes can slide horizontally and vertically in order to change the placement of the plant pots and achieve a customized look.

With this kit your mom can create her own indoor herb garden or succulent garden with ease. All she needs to do is to buy herbs in standard 3” containers and place them directly in provided pots – no repotting required!

5. Butterfly Suncatcher with Pressed Flower Wings

by Banberry Designs

Practical Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day

Specially made as a gift for mom and uniquely designed with real flowers pressed between butterfly glass wings. This suncatcher features hanging heart charm with “MOM” engraved on it.

You also can buy a kit – suncatcher butterfly and a glass heart tealight holder with a poem on it . Click through to see which option you like best.

6. Garden Word Search Puzzle Book

by Sow Small Garden

perfect gift for gardeners

Looking for a fun and educational activity gift for your mom to enjoy on her own or with her grandchildren?

Get her The Garden Word Search large print book. It has 101 puzzles, each dedicated to a specific gardening topic, making it almost like a gardener’s guide. Plus, it has garden-themed icons that can be colored in for added fun and relaxation..

Whether she wants to learn more gardening words, exercise her brain, or just relax, this book is a great choice for a special gardening gift.

7. Garden Kneeler and Seat

by Super Deal

gardening kneeler seat

This foldable smartly designed 2-in-1 kneeler/seat for the gardener will surely be handy in the garden to protect your mom’s knees or just to sit and rest for a while enjoying her garden and thinking of you – the person who presented her with this great, practical, and thoughtful gift.

Read related: Best garden kneeling pads

8. Gardening T-shirt

by Sow Small Garden

a witty gardening shirt for women

A cool T-shirt with witty writing on it is never out of fashion. Don’t you think?

But it gets better! This perfectly fitted Ms. Fancy Plants T-shirt is very feminine and elegant (I know, it sounds weird to call a T-shirt “elegant”, but just look at it – it is true!)

If you’d like to see more T-shirts designs for Mom and Grandma that loves to garden then visit the Garden Lady’s shop that offers a great selection of garden-themed merchandise or head directly to Redbubble and check out Gardening Women and Funny Gardener collections.

9. Funky Vegetables Grow Kit

by  Plant Theatre

Practical Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day

Is your Mom an adventurous lady that likes to try new things?

Then for Mother’s Day gift her with the Plant Theatre Grow Kit that comes with unusual colorful vegetables to make a festive salad: yellow lemon cucumber, red lettuce, golden beet, red bunching onions and a purple bulb onion, and also fiesta radishes with white,red, purple and golden skins.

The kit includes 5 peat growing biodegradable pots and discs, 5 foil sealed seed packages, 5 plant markers, and tips on sowing and growing these weird veggies. Seeds are from the U.S.A, non-GMO and lab tested for great performance.

Your mom can experiment indoors with new herbs, greenery, and flowers if you give her an Aerogarden as a gift.

Read my article on the best Aerogarden models on the market.

10. Garden Gloves with Claws

by Famoy

Practical Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day - gloves with claws

A gardener always needs a pair of good gloves to protect hands while gardening and weeding, and these gloves are a game changer!

They are not your ordinary gloves – they have claws for digging and planting.  Finally your mom will be able to compete with her cat by digging soil in the garden with claws. Imagine that expression on the cat’s face. Priceless!

P.S.Though the item is very highly rated by a lot of customers, some people reported that latex odor was strong. So, if your mom is sensitive to smell, probably skip it.

11. Mother’s Day Money Tree in ceramic Container

by Hallmark Flowers

Practical Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day

If your mom likes to garden indoors – the Money Tree (live plant) by Hallmark Flowers will make a great Mother’s Day gift for her.

The Money tree is 15″ to 18″ tall and comes in a stylish white and teal ceramic planter. It will be shipped in a decorative Hallmark Flowers gift box carefully packaged for safe delivery. It also comes with a card to give with the gift.

And the best part is that a Money Tree attracts wealth to its owner and represents prosperity and good luck. And we all wish our moms prosperity, don’t we? It will bring your mom good luck just because it is a gift from you!

Alternatively, you can get many other live indoor houseplants from Amazon. To learn more, check out these articles:

12. Trowel and Error Gardening Book

by Sharon Lovejoy

Practical Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day

Is your mom into organic gardening? Then the book Trowel and Error by Sharon Lovejoy (who also wrote Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children) is a must-have on your list. It features over 700 organic remedies, shortcuts and tips for easy and practical solutions for organic gardeners and for sure will satisfy your mom’s “geeky” side.

Final thoughts on the best gardening gifts for mom

There you have it – the 11 best practical gardening gifts for Mother’s Day.

I would be happy to get any of them.

What about you?

I hope you found a beautiful and memorable yet practical gardening gift for your mom to celebrate Mother’s Day. Let’s wish that she finds joy and happiness in her garden of life.

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