Mother’s Day is perfectly timed for gardening moms. It falls during spring when it’s time to plant and enjoy outdoor gardens and flowers. If your mom loves to garden, then it’s a great idea to give her gardening gifts for Mother’s Day. We’ve gathered a variety of gift ideas, from practical garden tools to thoughtful and personal presents. Check them out below:
Gardening Gifts for Mom
1. Butterfly Wind Chime
Add some beauty to mother’s garden with this lovely gift. This wind chime not only adds lovely music to any outdoor space, but it also has its own little gardening details. Pressed between the butterfly’s glass wings are flowers. These lovely details will be appreciated by any gardener.
2. Seed Paper Flowers
Flowers are a classic gift for Mother’s Day, but Recycled Ideas takes it to the next level. These gorgeous blooms are handmade paper flowers. They can be displayed indefinitely, or they hold a secret. The paper they’re made out of is actually embedded with flower seeds. So your mom can plant these “flowers” and enjoy her own flowers in her garden.
3. I Wet My Plants T-shirt
This gift is perfect for a mom with a sense of humor. This t-shirt says “I wet my plants” and features a watering can and cute flowers.
Available in men, women, and youth sizes in black, white, blue, gray, and pink.
4. Gardening Chocolates Gift Set
A good mom deserves good chocolate and this set is perfect for gardeners! Chocon Choc makes this lovely gardening themed chocolate set. It comes with four pieces made with a combination of white and dark chocolate with the designs of garden tools, topiaries, garden boots, and a shed. Handmade in the UK, any gardener mom will love these.
5. Garden Kneeler & Stool
If you want to get a practical gardening gift, this item is perfect! Make garden work easier with this combination stool & kneeler. The “seat” is adjustable for comfortable sitting or kneeling while working in the garden. It also features pouches for keeping tools nearby.
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6. Succulents Gardening Necklace
If you feel like buying jewelry, here’s a cute unique piece for gardening moms. This necklace is handmade by Polymer Craze, with four succulents as its centerpiece. It’s a beautiful tribute to mom’s love of plants. 16″ chain with lobster closure.
7. Angel of the Garden Statue
This gift is perfect if you want to give your mom a guardian angel for her garden. Design and hand-painted by artist Susan Lordi, the Willow Tree Angel of the Garden is a gorgeous figure holding a shovel. One thing to note, it is not designed for outdoor display, but looks wonderful on a shelf in your home or displayed in a garage.
8. Mom Planters
If you want to give your mom a houseplant for Mother’s Day, then this is the perfect pot to put it in. Made by Personally Planted, you can choose a 4″ pot that says “MOM” with a flower for the O, or a 6″ pot that says “Mom’s love keeps me growing.”
9. Plant Lady Mug
If your mama loves her morning cup of coffee or tea as much as she loves working in her garden, get this mug! This 11 oz. ceramic mug says “Plant Lady” on the side in a cool cursive script. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Include some of your mother’s favorite tea or coffee to make a gift bag she’ll really appreciate.
10. Face Planter Vases
These planters are so cute! Handmade by Bohemia Goods, these gorgeous vases feature feminine faces. Once you put flowers or plants inside, then it looks like the woman’s hair. Made in various sizes and “skin tones” you can order one or a few for your mother to display some of her favorite plants or flowers.
11. Sloggers Garden Shoes
These garden clogs are cool, comfortable, and waterproof! Available in over a dozen gorgeous designs, these garden shoes are perfect to keep feet dry even in the muddiest conditions. Easy to slip on and off to keep dirt outside the house. Made in the USA from 100% recyclable material, these shoes are non-latex and vegan friendly.
12. Mom’s Garden Rustic Sign
Let your mother lay claim to her domain! The handmade signs from 81 Metal Art are perfect for display in a flower or vegetable garden. Made from steel, they’re given a rustic look and come with a stake to easily display in your yard. Available in three sizes.
13. Purple Floral Garden Tools Set
Weeding becomes stylish and fun with this floral garden tools set. Completely with 10 tools and a gorgeous lilac carrying case, this kit has everything you need for the most common garden tasks. Great whether mom grows flowers, veggies, or both!
14. Butterfly Garden Seed Kit
If your mom enjoys nature as much as she enjoys gardening, this is the perfect gift for her. Deckerrd Seeds makes these lovely butterfly garden seed kits. Included are six different types of seeds (Zinnia ‘Carousel’, Nasturtium, Coneflower ‘Pale Purple’, Cosmos ‘Sensations’, Lupine ‘Russell Mix’, and Corn Poppy ‘Shirley Mix’), six coco pots, six soil pellets, and six wooden plant markers. With the included planting instructions, you have everything you need to start your butterfly garden.
15. Herb Garden Starter Kit
This is a great gift to kick off the growing season. Garden Republic makes this cool herb garden starter kit that has everything you need to grow herbs indoors or out. It comes with seeds for cilantro, thyme, parsley, and basil which you can start in the burlap grow bags using the potting soil disks. Go on to plant them in your garden or the wood grow box. use the bamboo markers to keep track of your crops.
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16. You Belong Among the Wildflowers Journal
If your mom likes to write, then this is a lovely garden-themed gift for her. This beautiful journal features a lovely design of flowers and leaves with the quote “You Belong Among the Wildflowers.”
17. Gardening Gloves
Gardening moms love practical gifts, but we made sure these gloves are stylish too! With a beautiful flower print, these gloves feature a leather palm with foam padding, so it’s comfortable whether you’re working with tools or prickly plants.
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18. Hand-Turned Garden Dibber
Based on the traditional English garden tool, these beautiful wooden hand-turned garden dibbers are the perfect tool for sowing seeds and small bulbs. They feature line marks every 1″ to take the guess-work out of planting depth.
19. Floral Scarf
Flower gardeners can take the beautiful floral aesthetic with them everywhere with these gorgeous scarves. Comes in 14 different colors. Made from thin cotton voile fabric, this lightweight scarf is perfect to wear in the spring and summer to dress up any outfit.
20. Engraved Garden Markers
Let mom take her vegetable garden to the next level by ditching the plastic plant tags for these gorgeous engraved markers. Made by Cranky Chrones from wood, each plant marker is laser cut with the crop’s name. Dozens of the most popular crops are available and you can buy them in sets of various sizes to match your mother’s favorite fruits, veggies, and herbs.
21. Garden Hod Harvest Basket
Make harvest time even more special for mom with this beautiful traditional garden hod. This garden basket is made from solid wood with heavy gauged coated wire. This versatile basket can carry up to 50 lbs., making it perfect for carrying vegetable and fruit harvests, weeds, garden tools, or even firewood.
22. Rabbit Garden Rain Gauge
This is a rabbit mom will want in her garden! Rain gauges are a must-have gadget for gardeners so they can keep track of rainfall and save money watering their garden. This rain gauge is held by a vintage-style cast iron bunny. It makes a beautiful addition to any garden.
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23. Seed Storage Tin
This seed storage system is perfect for gardening mothers. The vintage-style tin comes with two compartments and envelopes to easily store seeds gathered from the garden. It also has monthly organizing tabs to easily track when in the year each of the seeds should be started.
24. Vintage French Vegetable Garden Print
This beautiful reproduction of a vintage French print makes a lovely addition to any gardener’s home. Featuring a variety of vegetable illustrations, it’s available in a variety of sizes perfect for framing.
25. Thermacell Mosquito Repeller
This may seem like an odd gift for Mother’s Day, but your mom will appreciate it, trust us. Mosquitos are the bane of summer gardening, and Thermacell offers a bug spray free way to enjoy the garden. The rechargeable Thermacell creates a a 20 foot large mosquito free zone. It runs for 5.5 hours on a single charge, so mom can enjoys hours of gardening undisturbed.
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