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!
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.
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.
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.
Every gardener could use this Homemade Hand Repair Cream by Heartbeet Kitchen. So soothing and made with only 4 natural ingredients.
My friend Lucy at Craftberry Bush created these beautiful Printable Watercolor Seed Packets. Simply fill with seeds and add to any gift or card.
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.
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.
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.
Use some basic craft supplies to create these Concrete Painted Pots. Gift a set filled with herbs or other favourite plants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This gardener gift ideas collection was originally posted April 2017 and updated with new ideas and photos April 2022.