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Gifts for gardeners

Explore our list of thoughtful and practical gifts for anyone who enjoys spending time in their garden 

A selection of the very best gifts for gardeners

Created by the team here at DIY Gardening

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who loves spending time in their garden, you’ve come to the right place!

Below you’ll find the very best gifts for gardeners curated by the team here at DIY Gardening.

From practical gifts such as tools and equipment to ornaments and stylish garden products, we’ve listed what we think are the best gifts for gardeners.

Be sure to check out our other gift ideas too.

1) Private Tour of Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens in Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most famous botanical gardens in the world, one of London’s top tourist attractions and a World Heritage Site.

Set in 300 acres, you’ll find dozens of buildings housing some the world’s most incredible plants. Take a walk along the treetop walkway, visit the Hive, a multi-sensory experience highlighting the life of bees or just wander around the majestic gardens after the one-hour guided tour is complete.

If you know a budding gardener who would appreciate a little inspiration, this would make a perfect gift for them

2) Flymo Fully Autonomous Lawnmower

The perfect gift for the keen gardener who spends too much time tending to their lawn – the Flymo Robotic Lawnmower.

While not the cheapest product on our list, it’s certainly one of the most practical.

This fully autonomous Flymo comes with collision sensors, boundary wires, auto charging, variable cutting height and cuts in an irregular pattern.

Suitable for both small and large lawns up to 300sq metres, this lawnmower would make a great gift. Your gift’s recipient can achieve the perfect lawn without spending hours and hours pushing a lawnmower around each year.

3) RHS Month-by-Month Guide to Gardening

This bestseller by the world-renowned Royal Horticultural Society would make the perfect gift for either a new gardener or a seasoned veteran.

Fully illustrated and jam-packed with suggestions which include monthly “to do” lists as well as last chance prompts, it’s easy to see why this is currently the #1 rated gardening book on Amazon.

Each chapter of this publication looks at a specific month and includes pruning tips, best plants for that month, general garden and plant maintenance and so much more.

The RHS Gardening Through the Year is essential reading for any budding gardener.

4) Quality Bee Hotel & Seeds

Solitary bees need a home too and the good news is they aren’t aggressive like their honey-protecting cousins.

This bee hotel is specially created to give shelter to solitary bees and is manufactured to a high standard, complete with a zinc roof.

You also get a pack of seeds so you can grow plants that bees love.

Choose this gift for anyone who enjoys their garden but also wants to create a wildlife haven and protect the endangered bee population.

5) Grow Funky Veg Kit

From red brussel sprouts and stripy tomatoes to purple carrots and yellow courgettes, this growing kit is truly unique!

The pack contains peat pots and feed, seeds, markers and full growing instructions.

Brighten up dinner time with this most unusual gift for gardeners.

All vegetables are GM-free and grown in the UK by Plant Theatre.

We think this would make the perfect gift for anyone who likes growing their own food or has children in the household.

The reviews of this gift on Amazon speak for themselves – another 5-star rated product we’ve added to our list.

6) Novelty Gift For a Gardener

Totally impractical but guaranteed to put a smile on your gift recipient’s face is this survival pack for gardeners.

The pack contains:

  • Plaster – for cuts
  • Salt – to keep the slugs away
  • Tea bag – so you can take time off for a cuppa
  • Sweets – to keep your energy up
  • Crayon – so you can add colour to your plants
  • An elastic band – to keep you flexible
  • + 6 more items

This would make a great novelty gift to accompany another gift from our set here at DIY Garden.

7) Garden Tools Gift Set For Her

Presented in a high volume and sturdy carry bag with plenty of side pockets is this handy toolset which comprises:

  • 6 x high-quality small hand tools
  • Gloves with sharp tips
  • Gardening wire
  • Sturdy carry case

Suitable for anyone that frequently works with small plants such as perennials in their garden.

If you’re looking for a practical gift for a gardener that can be used frequently, consider a toolset such as this.

8) Premium Bird Feed Station

A wonderful gift for any gardener that would like to encourage more birds into their garden, this bird feeder station is made from metal and finished in dark brown hammertone.

Hang any type of feeder from the hooks on this feeder pole which is made with a bird final and leaves.

Each arm is adjustable with two hooks on each.

This gift would look perfect in any garden.

Encourage more birds to feed in the garden with this premium product by Green Jem.

 9) Tool Set For Her

This set contains six garden planting hand tools that the recipient can use in the garden, including a trowel, cultivator, shears, water sprayer, claws and gloves.

All items are rustproof and come in a purple plastic carry case.

 10) Gardening Mug

Surprise your gift recipient with this novelty present, a drinking mug with a garden boot for a handle and printed with the words “a little dirt never hurt” along with graphics.

There are several different designs so you can complete the set.

 11) Personalised Tools

This gift contains a personalised trowel and fork, choose your own words for the handle. The pack also contains markers, string, measuring dibber & wicker basket.

This would make a great gift for a friend or family member.

 12) Personalised Slate

Personalised signs can make lovely gifts, choose a hanging sign or a ground marker with your own message of up to 40 letters on 4 lines printed onto high-quality slate.

Get creative with this thoughtful gift which is sure to impress.

 13) Personalised Sundial

Perfect for a loved one or as an anniversary gift, choose this personalised solid English brass sundial which comes in several colours.

Write your own message up to 80 characters for that added personal touch.

14) Border in a Box

Give the gift of seeds with this Border in a Box gift which comprises seeds and detailed growing instructions for the perfect garden border.

Choose from shaded, sunny, evergreen, contemporary and several more.

 15) Bronze Bird Bath

A high quality and well-made birdbath can look delightful in any garden. Here we have a bronze, heavy-duty weathered bird table.

This is perfect as a gift for gardeners and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

 16) Firepit Combo

Firepits add evening ambience and warmth to any garden and this high-quality product doubles as a BBQ grill or an ice bucket.

Made from metal and super sturdy, this is a memorable gift built to last.

 17) Hedgehog Houses

The humble British hedgehog is in decline due to habitat loss. If you know of someone who enjoys their garden and also cares about wildlife, this would almost certainly be a great gift for them.

Made from solid wood with a barkwood exterior, this house sits neatly in any garden.

 18) Solar Garden Lights

Solar lanterns and garden lights can look fantastic in any type of garden. Modern technology means they charge quicker, the light stays on longer and the batteries last for a very long time.

We like this hanging solar lantern but the garden stakes look just as great in borders.

 19) Outdoor Wall Clock

Outdoor wall clocks can add both style and practicality to any garden, either modern or traditional. This is our firm favourite but there are hundreds of designs for you to choose from online.

Hanging wall clocks, such as this one are popular and perfect for gardens with walls.

 20) Window Bird Feeder

Window bird feeders are the best way to get close to birds in a garden. Attach the box to the windowpane and fill with seeds, sit back and watch as birds feed only inches away from the window.

This bird feeder makes a great gift for those who enjoy seeing wildlife in their garden.

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Stylish garden gifts

Explore our collection of stylish garden gifts for gardeners, from clocks and ironwork to bird tables and slate products such as plaques and signs. Start here

Practical Gifts Ideas

Choose a gift for any green-fingered garden enthusiast from our practical list which includes hand tools, clothing, equipment and much more. Start Here

This guide to the very best garden gift ideas was created by the team here at DIY Gardening

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