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DIY Gift Ideas for the Gardener

Hooray for gardening season! Here are some DIY gift ideas for the gardener in your life. Perfect for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, hostess gifts and more.

Hello everyone! With gardening season ramping up and Mother’s Day not too far away, I thought I’d share some of my favourite DIY gift ideas for the gardener. Those of us who love to garden have been looking forward to this time of year for months. I’m telling you, we’re chomping at the bit!

Robert Stevens Potters Rustic Terracotta Pots in Metal Basket Planted with Tiny Succulents

There’s something inexplicable about breathing in the fresh spring air, listening to the sweet birds chirping in the background, all while playing around in the cool, moist dirt. Am I right? And that sunshine… It’s soul nourishing, for sure.

If you have someone in your life who’s passionate about the growing season too, think about surprising her (or him) with one of these handy gardener gift ideas. There’s something for every budget, whether you’re planning it weeks ahead or throwing it together last minute.

These DIY garden gifts are perfect for mom, a friendly neighbour, a teacher, or pretty much any occasion. Perhaps you know someone who could simply use a little mood-booster? Get inspired and enjoy!

DIY Gift Ideas for the Gardener

How lovely is this Terracotta Pot Gardening Gift Set by Stephanie Rose for Evermine Occasions?! Customize your gift with various gardening tools, supplies and seeds.

Terracotta Pot Gardening Gift Set by Stephanie Rose for Evermine Occasions

Learn how to sew a Gardener’s Apron with handy pockets for tools and supplies. A functional and pretty way to protect your clothes while working in the garden.

Gardening Apron with Pockets and Loop

Get the recipe for this Gardener’s Foot Soak by Garden Therapy made with herbs, epsom salt and essential oils. The perfect remedy for sore feet after a day in the garden.

Herbal Foot Soak in Jar by Garden Therapy

Every gardener could use this Homemade Hand Repair Cream by Heartbeet Kitchen. So soothing and made with only 4 natural ingredients.

Gardener's Hand Repair Cream in Tin Container by Heartbeet Kitchen

My friend Lucy at Craftberry Bush created these beautiful Printable Watercolor Seed Packets. Simply fill with seeds and add to any gift or card.

Printable Watercolor Seed Packets in Pot by Craftberry Bush

I also have these printable seed labels you can fill out and attach to small envelopes if you save yours from season to season. Be sure to pass them along to family and friends!

Learn How to Give Terracotta Pots an Aged Look. Filled with succulents, they’re an easy and inexpensive gift for any gardener.

Small Potted Succulent in Whitewashed Terra Cotta Pot

This DIY Succulent Gift Box by Burkatron is so clever. Filled with everything needed to create a succulent pot or terrarium, it’s perfect for the beginner gardener or those with small spaces.

DIY Succulent Gift Box by Burkatron

Gardeners who love to cook will appreciate this Tomato Sauce Garden Gift Basket packed with herbs, tomato plants and more. Be sure to finish off with the free printable label.

Gift Basket Filled with Herbs and Tomato Plants to Grown Your Own Tomato Sauce

Use some basic craft supplies to create these Concrete Painted Pots. Gift a set filled with herbs or other favourite plants.

Indoor Herb Garden Using Small Plant Pots and Tray

This Gardener’s Rose Petal Bath Soak is a luxurious way to unwind after a long day. Put together a jar using dried rose petals and other simple ingredients.

Rose Petal Bath Soak in Jar

This Lavender Sugar Scrub smells heavenly and will leave your skin feeling soft and silky. Made with only 5 ingredients, it’s a must-have for any gardener on your list.

Homemade Lavender Hand Scrub in Vintage Jar

Or, for something a little different, make these sweet treats for your garden-lover. Easy to package up and drop off!

These Flower Pot Cakes baked in real terra cotta pots are adorable. Made with decadent chocolate cake, then topped with frosting, crumbs, fresh berries, mint and flowers, they’re sure to be loved by any gardener.

Spring Flower Pot Cakes Made with Chocolate Cake, Frosting, Crumbs, Fresh Berries and Mint

Have a favourite handmade gardener gift in the bunch? One go-to of mine is this mason jar filled with gardening supplies. It’s a budget-friendly and customizable gardening gift set. 

Rather Buy Than DIY?

Perhaps you want to send a gift directly for Mother’s Day or just because. Check out some of the gardening books I’m loving lately. I also have these lovely spring gardening gifts for mom.

Kitchen Garden Revival Book - A Modern Guide to Creating a Stylish, Small-Scale, Low-Maintenance Edible Garden

You’ll love these fantastic gardening gift ideas too!

Gardening Gift Ideas

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And, if you’re looking for a gift tag to print, I have this From my garden to you version.

Enjoy your day!

Shauna at Satori Design for Living Blog - Home Decor, DIY, Vintage Finds, Recipes

This gardener gift ideas collection was originally posted April 2017 and updated with new ideas and photos April 2022.

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