Gifts for the Gardener in Your Life

Do the gardeners on your holiday gift list have everything they want? We think not.

Gardeners love nothing more than another seed or gizmo to add to their potting shed. Here are some great gifts for your favorite planter.

(More gift ideas: For the Gadget Lover, for the Clean Freak, for the Garage Guy (or Gal))

Instant greenhouse

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This pop-up plant and seedling protector helps you start seeds early and keep plants growing late, allowing you to harvest more, from even small plots. The greenhouse is made of rip-stop fabric, and zips open and shut to shield plants from heat, hail, and creepy crawlies. An open base lets you place the greenhouse over established beds, and a handy bag lets you store it easily. Large 4’H x 8’W ($139); medium 41”H x 49”W ($94.95); small 26”H x 30”W. ($59.95)


Gardeners’ moisturizing hand therapy

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Help soothe parched gardening hands with this shea butter moisturizer that conditions and softens. Its fragrance is a delicious combination of green clover, lavender, sage, rosemary, and thyme. ($7)


Monticello’s “Favorite Flowers” sampler

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Grow a glorious flower garden like the ones designed by Thomas Jefferson at his Virginia estate. This sampler includes cockscomb, French mallow, globe amaranth, Joseph’s coat, love-in-the-mist, pincushion flower, and “sensitive plant” seeds. ($19.95)


Plaid garden boots

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Gardeners can muck around in style with these tall, plaid rubber boots with buckle detail. Boots are available in red or blue plaid, and boast non-slip textured soles and reinforced toes. ($49.95)

 
Birdseed wreath

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Help your backyard birds celebrate the holidays, too, with this seed-encrusted wreath trimmed in raffia and dotted with cranberries, pecans, and sunflower seeds. ($24.95)