Gifts for Gardeners - Gift Ideas for the Gardeners on Your List

Finding the Perfect Gardening Gift for Him, Her and the Kids

Finding gifts for gardeners should be easy. There's always a new tool or a gadget they'd like to try. You don't even have to know much about gardening, to shop for them. Just head for the gardening section and look for something beautiful or maybe something that looks like it could break stones - both will be appreciated.

Whether your gardener is a he or she, a child or just young at heart, here are a grab bag of ideas to get you thinking.

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    Gifts Ideas for Gardeners
    Gifts Ideas for Gardeners. Photo: © Marie Iannotti

    Don't know where to begin? There is always something new that promises to make a gardener's job easier. There's also that favorite item that a gardener uses for years, that finally wears out. And then there are those dream items that we always hope to get - someday. These gifts and gadgets are things any gardener would enjoy receiving and using in their garden.

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    Gardening Tools
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    Yes, guys can be hard to shop for in general.But with gardening, there there are plenty of power toys and tools for him to enjoy, while tending the land. Think of the tasks he loves to do and the ones he most often gripes about. These are 2 good places to start looking for a handy gadget to makes work even more enjoyable.

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    Kids Garden Explorer Kit
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    Gardening can be hard on the limited patience of young children, but playing in the dirt - with all the creepy, crawly things that live in it - can teach them to love gardening in the long run. They may love making a mess more than planting, but that will change. Right now, help them discover how much fun it is being outdoors.

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    Hanging Tube Vase
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    Who doesn't love the surprises that lurk inside your Christmas stocking? These small treats are great as stocking stuffers and equally appreciated whenever you want to give a small token of appreciation to your gardener. Who says gifts have to be elaborate and expensive to be thoughtful? These are affordable enough that you can buy one for yourself.

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    Gardening Gift Basket
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    Create your own unique gift basket of treats for your gardener with these ideas for a Pampered Gardener Gift Basket. You can go as crazy and ornate as you want and still be perfectly practical. Stuff everything inside a large self-watering container or a roomy toolbag and nothing goes unused.

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    And finally, here are 12 ideas for making gifts from the flowers and herbs in your garden. A homemade gift is always special, because of the time and though you put into it. Share a piece of your garden with a gardening or even a non-gardening friend. Who doesn't like a little hint of summer at the holidays.