For those who love spending time tending to their indoor garden, there are few things more rewarding than watching it grow. Whether you’re trying to surprise a green-thumbed loved one or looking for the perfect garden gift for a loved one, we’ve got you covered!
We have rounded up 32 unique and practical gifts for gardeners that cater to every type – from beginner gardeners to more experienced green thumbs. From gardening tools and supplies to planters and decor, and some fun items.
We have divided our best gardening gifts into a list to make finding gardening gift ideas easier. Read on for our top picks that will fit any budget.
1. Tools and Supplies
Colwelt Garden Tools Set
Gardening enthusiasts will love this elegant Colwelt Garden Tools Set! With a matching storage tote bag, kneeling pad, garden gloves, and 5 hand tools:
- pruning shear
- tulip trowel
- hand fork cultivator
The beautiful wooden handles are contoured to fit easily in the hand, while the vintage floral kneeling pad adds a touch of beauty to your garden. The Tulip Trowel works like a trowel and breaks up soil like a fork. The handy garden tote bag helps store all the pieces neatly and is made of durable 600D oxford cloth – this is one of the best gifts for gardeners as it provides all the essentials tools in one set.
Large Repotting Mat for Plant Transplanting and Mess Control
Making a mass of dirt and soil when transplanting plants will be a thing of the past with this Repotting Mat! It is the perfect size for kitchen countertops or indoor counters, with enough space to hold 7-10 medium/small pots plus potting mix and tools at once.
The newly developed PE waterproof material reduces damage from frequent folding and features 4 corners copper buckle reinforcement for extra durability. Indoor gardeners can use it for pot transplanting, fertilizing, soil changing, pruning, watering, nursery, herb garden, and more!
Laila and Lainey Small Indoor Watering Can
This Laila and Lainey Small Indoor Watering Can is a fantastic gift for any indoor gardener! Its 1.6-liter capacity makes it perfect for keeping their flowers and plants watered and healthy. Not to mention the funny phrase that can be used as decor – “Sometimes I wet my plants” – which will bring anyone a smile.
Plus, the country design of this shining yellow can with blue/green writing adds a charming old-time feel that will look great on any patio or kitchen. This is definitely a one-of-a-kind and thoughtful gift for indoor gardeners!
FazCo Steel Seed Packet Storage Box
I can’t remember how many times I’ve gone out to buy seeds and ended up in a sea of seed packets! That’s why this FazCo Steel Seed Packet Storage Box is one of the best gifts for most gardeners.
This robust storage box has three spacious compartments, each covered with a latched lid to keep your gardener’s seed packets organized, dry, and safe from anything that could damage them.
The box is made from high-quality, coated, durable galvanized steel and has attached side handles for easy picking and handling. Plus, it comes with 20 paper seed envelopes, 3.1″ x 4.7″ (8 cm x 12 cm), and 10 plastic plant markers (2.4” x 3.9” / 6 cm x 10cm).
Gardening Gloves – Williams Sonoma
I just love Williams Sonoma’s, so if you’re looking for a special pair of gardening gloves, this is definitely the place to go! These gloves are crafted from soft pigskin leather and brushed to a suede finish. They offer both dexterity and hand protection.
These gloves are made by Womanswork, a woman-owned business based in the USA that has been setting the standard for high-performance work gloves for 37 years. As they are designed to fit the shape of a woman’s hand, they provide excellent protection from blisters, scratches, and thorns while still allowing great dexterity. And since these gloves are also hand-washable, you know they are built to last.
Plant Mister – William Sonoma
This copper mister from William Sonoma is the perfect choice for anyone looking for a unique yet practical gift for a gardener with indoor plants. Its sturdy craftsmanship and sleek styling make it a great addition to any terrarium or garden indoors, while its easy-to-use design makes it an absolute must-have.
All they have to do is simply add water, push the top button, and it emits a fine, plentiful mist. Crafted from brass with an electroplated copper finish, this mister also has a 10 oz water capacity, making it great for regular indoor misting.
Williams Sonoma Gardening Basket
This Williams Sonoma Gardening Basket combines vintage style with reliable performance – perfect for harvesting an indoor vegetable garden! The iron wire basket is securely held together by mango wood sides and a handle.
A protective grey-wash lacquer finish prevents the wood from cracking or fading, ensuring it stands up to tough conditions. The oblong shape accommodates long vegetables, flowers, and foliage, while the adjustable handle allows for compact storage when not in use.
The retro design makes this a great decorative item, but the convenient size also makes it incredibly practical. Perfect for garden enthusiasts looking to add a touch of classic style to their indoor gardening experience!
2. Planters and Decor
Ceramic planters are the way to go if you’re shopping for gardening gifts that can also add a touch of style to your gardener’s home. Not only do they add some personality to any indoor garden, but they also come in various sizes and colors.
These planters are not only are they practical and useful, but their unique design is sure to catch the eye. Made of high-quality ceramic fired at high temperatures, these pots measure 6 inches in diameter and 5 inches in height with a 2cm drainage hole in the bottom. The bamboo tray can store water and impurities leaking from the flower pot, ensuring the counter stays clean.
The Fieldhouse – Kitchen Garden Growhouse
If you’re looking for a unique, practical gift for your favorite indoor gardener, look no further than Leath’s Filedhouse. This stylish setup is sure to impress even the most experienced green thumbs. It comes with full spectrum LED grow lights that provide optimal light conditions and a friction free bottom-watering system that prevents overwatering.
Made of durable powder-coated steel and professional food-grade HDPE, this piece will definitely elevate any room or space it occupies!Free Shipping on All Fieldhouse and Subscription Orders at Leath
Phoenix Vine 10 Inch Self Watering Planter Pot
This Phoenix Vine 10-Inch Self-Watering Planter Pot is a great gift for the avid gardener who doesn’t have much time to tend to their plants. This pot offers efficient water permeability, ensuring the right moisture level will be delivered to the plant roots.
Its glass reservoir allows you to easily refill and monitor water levels, while its lack of drainage holes prevents leakage, enabling you to keep any surface area clean. Plus, with the minimalist design and classic color, it will fit into any décor style – making it an attractive gift for anyone!
Traditional Garden Trug
When it comes to indoor gardening, the VegTrug Planter is one of the best gifts for gardeners with patios. With enough room for planting up to 30 salads and vegetables, this space-saving planter lets the gardener in your life make the most of their patio or balcony.
It’s fitted with a membrane liner that keeps it in the compost and has perforations for good drainage, making it easy to care for and grow your own produce. And its V shape allows roots to spread while keeping plants away from animals.
This planter has extra features like wheelchairs, elderly and children access, and netting and fleece attachments to protect from frost and pests. Plus, it arrives in one box with simple instructions for a quick setup.
Small Space Potting Table
This potting table is practical garden furniture with a clever design that offers a generous and smooth worktop, including a drawer and a cabinet. With this perfect tool, you can easily do bigger projects in tight spots – no more kneeling on the floor! The wire shelf and hooks keep gardening tools within reach, making potting up mess-free.
Plus, the sturdy wood and steel construction ensures that your back won’t be straining after a long day of gardening!
3. Tech and Gadgets
MySoil – Soil Test Kit
MySoil Soil Test Kit is an essential garden tool for any dedicated gardener looking to grow their plants as sustainably and healthily as possible. Unlike at-home pH meters and test strips, this professional lab analysis measures 13 plant available nutrient levels – including Nitrogen and pH – in order to get the most accurate results.
The test includes everything you need to start – a single-use soil sample, easy to follow instructions, and a prepaid mailing envelope addressed to the testing lab. In 6-8 days, you’ll have tailored organic and synthetic fertilizer recommendations on how to amend your soil for optimal growth! One of the best gifts for gardeners that want to begin their gardening journey.
If you’re looking for a unique and functional gift for an indoor garden lover, look no further than the award-winning Personal Rise Garden! With this innovative system, your giftee can easily grow up to 12 plants right at home—no green thumb required. All of the necessary components come included, so they’ll enjoy freshly-picked fruits, veggies, herbs, and microgreens in less than 30 days.
The Rise Gardens app takes the hassle out of gardening by keeping track of progress, reminding you when to water and add nutrients, and providing helpful tips along the way. Plus, with voice controls and a smart watering system enabled by an app, it’s like having your own professional gardener in your pocket.
Lomi | World’s First Smart Waste Kitchen Composter
Lomi is the world’s first smart waste kitchen composter. This electric appliance is designed with ease of use in mind, allowing anyone to transform their food and waste into nutrient-rich compost in under 24 hours.
The touch interface makes controlling the process a breeze, and with the included 45 cycles of filters & pods, you’re sure to get your money’s worth. Plus, it’s small enough to fit in any kitchen. All in all, Lomi is one of the best gifts for gardeners looking to reduce their waste and create nutrient-rich soil.
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4. Books and Magazines
Cooking with Scraps: Turn Your Peels, Cores, Rinds, and Stems into Delicious Meals
If you’re looking for a great gift for your indoor gardener that is both unique and practical, then look no further than Lindsay-Jean Hard’s “Cooking with Scraps”. This book offers 85 innovative recipes that make tasty use of those all-too-often discarded parts of food. Whether carrot greens or broccoli stems, Hard demonstrates how to transform what may have been considered trash into culinary treasure. With this book, your indoor gardener will learn how to create vegan mayonnaise with water from canned beans and much more. This is the perfect gift for anyone looking to reduce waste one dish at a time while still making delicious meals.
Indoor Edible Garden: Creative Ways to Grow Herbs, Fruits, and Vegetables in Your Home
If you’re looking for a truly unique, practical gift, look no further than this book. Featuring 28 innovative projects that provide practical gardening tips and creative ideas on how to make the most of your space – from balconies, and windowsills to countertops and even ceilings – this highly visual guide will help you create stunning edible gardens.
Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow Plants, No Matter Where You Live
This book is a must-have for any indoor gardener looking to grow their own produce in small spaces. Written by Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening, Field Guide to Urban Gardening offers invaluable insight into choosing the right urban gardening method and troubleshooting common problems that can arise.
The guide provides excellent advice on various urban gardening techniques, from container gardening to raised beds and hydroponics. The in-depth garden plans are wonderful for those who want to create beautiful and functional gardens in their homes. It really helps you understand the essentials of growing plants in small spaces.
Plant Lover Gift Set
This Plant Lover Gift Set is the perfect gift for any indoor gardener. The set includes a beautiful plant journal, a dual-tip marker and a plant watering notepad. Plus, there’s also a hanging planter which adds an extra touch of charm to the overall package! It’s great for housewarming or any holiday and makes caring for houseplants much easier.
My Gardening Journal
This handy journal is a must-have for passionate gardeners who want to stay organized and track the progress of their favorite hobby. The journal provides an easy way to plan and organize gardening projects while tracking individual crop performance.
It includes pages for setting yearly goals, charting garden design, keeping a record of plantings and soil chemistry, fertilizing, pest issues, weather, watering needs, and more. This sturdy hardcover journal with 160-pages is perfect for beginners or experienced gardeners who want to archive all their important information in one place.
5. Plant-Related Gifts
Back to the Roots Organic Mushroom Grow Kit
This organic mushroom grow kit is going to be a hit with any gardener. The kit comes with everything you need to start growing your own gourmet mushrooms right out of the box. It is 100% organic and non-GMO.
With a few spritzes of water each day, you can cultivate pearl and pink mushrooms year-round in the comfort of your own home in less than 10 days. Plus, for every kit purchased, Back to the Roots will donate a mushroom grow kit to a classroom of your choice.
Deluxe Herb Garden Kit
Growing an indoor herb garden has never been easier! This Deluxe Herb Garden Kit is designed for expert and beginner gardeners alike. With 8 types of herb seeds, pots, plant markers, and more, indoor garnders will have everything they need to cultivate an aromatic and beautiful mini-garden right in their home.
They’ll be able to pick and choose between oregano, thyme, lemon balm, parsley, basil, curled chervil, cilantro, and rosemary – all sourced right here in the USA. The complete kit also comes a detailed guide on how to grow each plant perfectly.
HAMAMA Home Microgreens Growing Kit
The HAMAMA Home Microgreens Growing Kit comes with everything you need to grow delicious microgreens in just 7 days. The patented seed quilts combine the seeds, growing medium, humidity dome, and sprouting tray in one easy to plant package- making it super user-friendly. No fertilizers or pesticides are needed here!
Growing micro greens indoors is an easy way to enjoy fresh and nutritious food all year round, so if you’re looking for a unique and practical gift for your favorite indoor gardener – the HAMAMA Home Microgreens Growing Kit is definitely worth checking out.
As an indoor gardener, I was delighted to find Park Seed as a top-quality seed company offering the best selection of vegetable seeds, herb seeds, and plants available anywhere. With their wide variety of heirloom vegetable seed packets, organic varieties, hybrids, and open-pollinated vegetable seeds and plants, there’s sure to be something special for everyone – whether you have a large garden or just a window box herb garden indoors.
Dwarf lemon tree
The Meyer Lemon tree is Perfect for those who want to grow citrus indoors. This dwarf tree can produce blooms and fruit up to 4 times a year. Not only is it easy to take care of with minimal sun, water, and food requirements, but surprisingly it also grows great in containers!
The Meyer Lemon is sweeter than regular lemons because it’s actually a cross between a lemon and mandarin orange – making your homemade lemonade taste even better. Plus, you can expect delicious fruit in the very first year!
Amber Indoor Kit
For the gardener in your life, give them the gift of a pest-free and flourishing mini garden with the Amber Indoor Kit. This kit contains everything necessary to keep their plants healthy and growing strong!
Plus, all Amber plant wellness products are made with only natural biological ingredients that protect plants from disease, pests, and more – all while doing good for the environment! This is the perfect gift to give your gardener, friend, or family member a well-rounded and eco-friendly way to keep their plants vibrant and healthy.
11. Specialty Items
The analog Climate Meter has a hydrometer and thermometer to measure humidity and temperature accurately. The face of this climate meter shows Very Dry, Ideal, Rust, and Mold ranges, which are all clearly marked – it’s super helpful to know what is considered a comfortable humidity.
The black on white numbers and tick marks are very easy to read. The climate meter’s body is chrome and offers a comfortable grip. It’s also German-made so you can trust it for reliable measurements.
Chef’n White Herb Pack – Williams Sonoma
If you’re looking for a great gift for an indoor gardener, the Chef’n White Herb Pack from Williams Sonoma is a must-have. These tools make prepping herbs, garlic, mint, and greens a breeze – they quickly mince, strip, and crush ingredients with exceptional comfort in hand.
Plus, they are BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher safe for long-lasting durability. The set includes Herb Mincer, ZipStrip, and Kale & Greens Stripper to help you easily prep, mince, chop, and strip herbs and vegetables.
Hanging Drying Rack for Herbs
The macrame hanging drying rack is made of cotton rope and decorated with wooden beads and rings, giving it a bohemian appearance that will look great in any home. As well as looking good, the sturdy material and easy to use design make it perfect for drying herbs, buds, flowers, and more. The package includes two boho chic herb drying hangers and 20 pieces of hanging hooks, which is enough to dry multiple plants at once.
Newspaper Pot Maker for DIY Biodegradable Seedling Starter Pots
This Newspaper Pot Maker is invaluable for serious and aspiring indoor gardeners. It allows them to easily create biodegradable seedling starter pots using paper scraps so that your seeds can quickly start to sprout.
This wooden mold is made of sustainably harvested solid beech hardwood, meaning it’s reliable and built to last. The machine is easy to use and can help you quickly make 2-inch diameter starter pots.
9. Fun and Novelty Gifts for Gardeners
Gardener Mug Coffee
The Gardener Mug Coffee’s unique design features a “Gardener of the Year” quote with shovel shaped spoon and makes for the perfect present to show your appreciation. It is made from high quality ceramic and stainless steel materials, making it durable and long lasting.
This novelty gardening coffee mug is perfect for any nature lover or indoor gardener, making it an ideal holiday gift or Mother’s & Father’s Day present.
The Sprout Original Edition is one of the most unique garden gifts. This special edition contains 8 graphite Sprout pencils with decomposable cellulose seed-capsules for herbs, flowers, or vegetables such as Sage, Thyme, Carnation, Chia, Coriander, Daisy, Forget me not, and Basil.
Not only are these pencils eco-friendly and non-toxic, but they are also biodegradable and made from sustainably sourced materials. Sprout has taken the idea of green change one step further with this patented, plantable pencil that is sure to set an example for a greener future.
Just One More Plant Tshirt
This Just One More Plant T-shirt is perfect for any gardener! The material used is stretchy and lightweight, making it incredibly comfortable to wear. This is the perfect gift for plant-loving friends, family, and coworkers, and it’s also great for any occasion – work, parties, taking photos, or just everyday life!
Indoor gardening is a relaxing and rewarding hobby, so why not show your appreciation by giving your favorite green thumbed loved one the perfect gift? With this gift guide, you can easily find something special for every type of indoor gardener, whatever their expertise level. Whether you’re looking for supplies or decorations, there are plenty of thoughtful gifts for gardeners out there that won’t break the bank. We hope you found something special for your indoor gardener with this list! Happy shopping!