If you have a gardener in your family or friend group, try one of these creative and unique ideas to put a smile on their face. Or, perhaps you’re the one with green fingers amongst the group. Treat yourself this season. After all, everyone puts a little something in their shopping basket while doing all that holiday shopping.
Succulent wall planter kit
This succulent kit doubles as a plant and a piece of art. Not just for the gardener in your life, anyone who enjoys home decor, hosting, flowers, plants and unique items will adore this in their home. Succulents are low-maintenance and can thrive indoors or out (in warmer climates). They can also last several years, reminding the recipient of your thoughtfulness every time they look at it. From Uncommon Goods, $110
Mason jar solar lights
This charming repurposed mason jar solar light is a perfect gift for the hostess in your life or the person who enjoys garden decor and upcycling. These lights will create just the right atmosphere for an evening garden party as they light a walkway or brighten up a patio space. They are also available in green for the gardener who likes a pop of colour. From Houzz, $10
Self-watering tea plants
Great for those friends and family members who are short on space but still want live plants in their home. Start sprouting these seeds indoors and then move them to a container on a windowsill or balcony to thrive in your outdoor space. Cooks will also love these fresh herbs that they can use at any time to add flavour to favourite dishes. From Uncommon Goods, $30.
If you really want to spring for something special, this mini greenhouse offers 26 square feet of growing room and 6.5 feet of headroom so the gardener in your life can be in this greenhouse for hours on end. Designed for small spaces and as a do-it-yourself project—without needing special tools—this gift is one that will last all year long. From Sam’s Club, $372
Functioning as cute kitchen decor and a companion at harvest time this gathering basket is a great gift for the person who grows their own fruits and veggies. They can take it with them to gather their food from the garden and keep it in the kitchen to store fresh produce in the off season. From Williams-Sonoma, $44.95
Personalised garden tools
This thoughtful gift is handmade and would be ideal for someone special in your life such as a mother or sister. You get to choose the personal message that is engraved on these tools, making this gift both thoughtful and practical. From Etsy, $29.99
So which gift ideas for the gardener in your family do you like? Or, tell us your ideas for giving to the person with green fingers who is closest to you. Leave us a comment on Facebook sharing the link to the items you plan on gifting this year. And, happy shopping!