If you’re looking for the perfect present for the budding horticulturalist in your life, there’s no shortage of creative gardening gift ideas available this season.
For outdoor spaces big or small, and for beginners through to the next Monty Don, our creative gardening gift ideas will help to create an al fresco haven. From clever planting solutions and handy tools through to personal hand-crafted items, we’ve found something for everyone.
Sophie Conran Trowel – Crocus
Proving that practical can be beautiful, too, this ergonomic trowel created by design icon Sophie Conran, £17.99, has a chic and practical mirror-polished finish. Avid gardeners will love the natural waxed beech handle that gradually moulds to the shape of the hand, making it more comfortable with every passing year. It’s an essential gardening tool, so why not have the most beautiful one around?
DeWit Hand Bulb Planter – Crocus
Avid gardeners love nothing more than a clever gadget, and this DeWit Hand Bulb Planter, £19.99, will make planting a breeze. It’s a time saving tool that’ll take the back-breaking work out of making holes for larger bulbs like daffodils, as well as potatoes and other tubers. It can be used on lawns, beds, borders and pots to help create neat, even displays – the best gardening gift ideas make horticulture easier!
Terracotta Animal Planter – Anthropologie
No pet? No problem! This Terracotta Animal Planter, £22, is possibly the cutest plant pot around. Handcrafted for a personal and unique finish, it is the perfect gift for animal-lovers and gardeners alike! There is a range of different furry friends available, but we especially love this adorable lamb.
Honeycomb Bee House – Graham & Green
No garden can thrive without bees to pollinate it, so this adorable Honeycomb Bee House, £22.99, is surely one of those perfect gardening gift ideas! It creates an ideal environment for bees to nest and rest, and is crafted from pinewood and paper to look like honeycomb, too. It even has a window so kids and adults can watch their bee friends – it’ll create quite a buzz!
Canvas Garden Apron – Garden Trading
Looking for beautiful and practical gardening gift ideas? We adore this Canvas Garden Apron, £25. Crafted from waterproof canvas in khaki, with straps and central pocket in faux suede, this will get any gardener looking and feeling the part – and will keep them clean and mud-free, too! Thanks to the handy front pocket, all important tools, seeds and more can be stored close to hand. This is garden-wear fashion at its finest!
5L Watering Can – Garden Trading
This smart 5L Watering Can, £30, is without a doubt a sophisticated upgrade to a standard plastic version – an ideal gift for stylish gardeners. It’s an indispensable garden accessory; it’s easy to fill and perfect for small or medium sized spaces and flower beds. The two handles make for ease of filling, carrying and pouring in the desired location.
Fig ‘The Family Tree’ Gift – Not On The High Street
The Fig ‘The Family Tree’ Gift, £35, is ideal for a garden-loving family and will grow to produce beautiful foliage and succulent, tasty fruit. What’s more, the tree will arrive carefully packed into a uniquely crafted, sustainable wood crate, and be adorned with a special gift message.
Moreton Peg Board – Garden Trading
Give your garden fanatic the gift of organisation with the clever and beautifully designed Moreton Peg Board, £35. An ideal gardening gift idea for the shed, outhouse or utility area, this multi-functional unit can be used to display and store. Hang garden tools in a row, or scatter the pegs from different heights. It can even be used to create a herb display in the greenhouse or kitchen using the wooden shelves.
This is a great housewarming gift idea, too!
Plant Subscription Box – Bloom Box
If the garden fanatic in your life is missing a key ingredient – namely a garden or outdoor space – then help them to create an indoor oasis with a range of house botanicals delivered direct to their door. Bloom Box’s Plant Subscription Box, from £39, includes a unique plant, a perfectly fitting pot and printed educational materials delivered monthly. There are a range of plants available, large and small, and each delivery will come with detailed notes on how to ensure the plant thrives.
St Ives Harbour Outdoor Wall Light – Lights4fun
With a galvanised steel body and caged, glass shade, this wall-mounted lamp will bring a touch of coastal charm to any outdoor space. The St Ives Harbour Outdoor Wall Light, £39.99, can be positioned on any exterior wall, but would look especially gorgeous if used to brighten up a patio or deck area.
The Potting Table – You Garden
Need your gardening fan to get organised? Then this Potting Table, £49.99, will help them to clean up their act! It’s pretty, rustic and practical, offering a great space for potting-up, complete with a handy storage shelf for resting tools and other planting paraphernalia. A great piece for the shed or allotment, or out on display (as long as your garden fan keeps it neat and tidy!)
10-Port Ingenious Staggered Festoon Lighting Belt 5m – Lights4fun
These Festoon Lights, £50, will add a touch of romance to any garden and will effortlessly create a romantic ambience. They are the perfect gardening gift idea for anyone who is a fan of pretty finishing touches, or those that enjoy relaxing in a relaxed outdoor space after the sun has gone down.
One Year RHS Membership – Royal Horticultural Society
The ultimate gift for gardeners is without a doubt, RHS Gift Membership, £65. What better way to inspire their horticultural skills than with the guidance of this famed society? The membership includes free visits to the four national RHS Gardens, as well as over 200 partner gardens, monthly magazines, discounted tickets to the famous shows and free gardening advice.
This would make the perfect gift for a grandpa who loves his garden.
Echo Plant Stand – Made.com
Gardening enthusiasts with a keen eye for detail will adore the Echo Plant Stand, £69, in a gorgeous black and metallic finish. It will bring glamorous 70s vibes to any space and would look stunning filled with creeping ivy or even as a miniature herb garden. The perfect gardening gift idea for the patio or on a deck to add an edge of sophistication.
Roupie Planters – Made.com
Created from architectural Corten, the Roupie Set of 2 Cylinder Planters, £69, will make a chic gift for fans of modern building design. The rusty finish is often seen used in modern architecture, and will lend an ultra-cool industrial vibe to any space – these planters would look great matched with tall hardy plants such as cordylines or red-leafed acers.
Barrington Steel Plant Stand – Graham & Green
If the gardening fan in your life is short on space at home, then this timeless plant stand (ideal for both indoor and outdoor displays) is a creative solution. Industrial in style, it features three shelves of varying depths so there’s ample space to arrange pots and planters. An eclectic mix of decorative pots on The Barrington Steel Plant Stand, £95, will finish the look to perfection
Abura Metal Chimenea – Made.com
We’re all going to be spending more time outside if we want to socialise over the coming months. So, as the chilly nights draw in, the Abura Metal Chimenea, £169, is the ideal gardening gift to keep warm and enjoy the outdoors whatever the weather. This industrial-inspired design is bang on trend with its the matte black and brass finish; it’s without doubt the most stylish way to keep cosy.