Great Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day
Whether Mom has a green thumb or if she simply has a passionate interest in gardening (yes, indoor herb containers count!), give her a gift that she can put to use right away. Mother's Day is all about showing Mom how important and loved she is, so why not buy her the best items for caring for her own backyard garden. While there is some skill involved when starting your own garden, Mom is sure to be able to get off on the right foot thanks to these tools. Baby steps is all it takes when growing your own and these gifts — like the Plant Sitter Watering Stakes — will help catch her if she falls. From practical presents like long garden gloves to decorative options like blue and white herb markers, these creative ideas are sure to inspire. And hopefully they'll become part of a thriving garden.
Garden Seed Box
BUY IT: $38; shopterrain.com
She can safely store seeds until planting season in this charming steel box.
Steel Watering Can
BUY IT: $15; target.com
This durable steel watering will make keeping both indoor and outdoor plants hydrated more stylish.
Blue & White Ceramic Plant Markers
BUY IT: $20; williams-sonoma.com
Upgrade her garden with these classic blue and white stakes for herbs. The set includes four markers with a blank space to write her variety of choice.
BUY IT: $24; cultiverre.com
Keeping track of her care instructions and planting schedule will be easy with this spiral journal.
Plant Lady Hat
BUY IT: $24; etsy.com
This straw hat will help protect her face from the sun and add a touch of style to her outdoor wardrobe.
Long Floral Garden Gloves
BUY IT: $38; anthropologie.com
Look out prickly thorns, these bright gloves offer a longer length to keep more of the arms protected from some of the outdoor elements.
Canvas Garden Utility Bag
BUY IT: $30; shopterrain.com
Eight exterior pockets and one large interior pocket will ensure that all of her gardening tools stay organized and are also easy to tote around the garden.
Live Moss Letter
BUY IT: $79; potterybarn.com
It's no secret we love a monogram. She can add one to her porch, patio, or garden shed with this live moss letter.
Vintage Style Glass Plant Misters Set Of 2
BUY IT: $13; worldmarket.com
Elevate houseplant maintenance with a vintage-style plant mister. These glass vessels come in a sweet set of two pastel-tinted misters.
Butterfly Garden Seed Kit
BUY IT: $30; williams-sonoma.com
This preciously-packaged kit is designed with everything you need to start your own butterfly garden—aka a garden designed with certain plants to attract butterflies and bees.
The Smart Garden LED Grow Set
BUY IT: $99; westelm.com
For the chef, city dweller, or just plain gardening-challenged, the "Click and Grow" Smart Herb Garden makes growing your own herbs literally effortless.
BUY IT: from $89; potterybarn.com
This gift is almost too perfect for Mother's Day. Remind her how much she is loved with a heart-shaped planter.
Canvas Carry-All Garden Seat
BUY IT: $48; anthropologie.com
Hard working gardeners need even harder working tools. This seat doubles as both a folding chair and a tool bag.
Edible Flowers Set
BUY IT: $28; westelm.com
With this seed kit, flower beds are no longer just for smelling but tasting too. Each kit comes with four varieties: Nasturtium, Bachelor's Button, Calendula, and Marigold.
The Plant Recipe Book: 100 Living Arrangements for Any Home in Any Season
BUY IT: $15; target.com
Put together stunning plant décor with the straightforward approach that can be found in the pages of The Plant Recipe Book, which offers up 100 creative ideas.
BUY IT: $18; kohls.com
A handy pair of shears is essential for any new or experienced gardener. This tool comes with a clip on the handle to keep them closed when they're not in use.
Plant Sitter Watering Stakes
BUY IT: $20; uncommongoods.com
If Mom is someone who likes to take trips, these plant sitters will be a game changer. They will water her plants when she is away so she can keep her travel bug and green thumb thriving.
Glow & Grow Candle Grow Kit
BUY IT: $35; uncommongoods.com
Burn this beautiful candle and then use the ceramic vessel to plant the seeds that come with every purchase. It's a great way to reuse a beautiful item.
BUY IT: $15; target.com
This rain gauge is a great tool to see how much water plants and gardens are getting each week. It will be essential when tracking how hydrated they are and when they need to be watered.
BUY IT: $22; urbanoutfitters.com
This apron will come in handy as Mom begins cutting flowers or collecting herbs from the garden. She can carry her tools and clippings in her apron as she moves.