Best Gifts for Gardeners

Gardening tools and accessories.

Dig into our list of the best gifts for gardeners of every level. A cultivated selection from seed to after harvest, we've selected gifts for vegetable gardeners and flower lovers alike, from essential tools and accessories to garden experiences and courses that educate and inspire.

Seeding, Sowing and Growing

Seed Starter Gift Set

This essential seed starting kit includes a watering tray, plant stand, 72-cell plant tray, self-watering mat, 72 Burpee Super Growing Pellets, 12 plant markers and a seedling heat mat to distribute heat evenly to quickly germinate seeds.

Culinary Herb Seed Starter Kit

From garden to gastronomy, you'll maintain your kitchen garden with this culinary seed starter kit with freshly picked herbs. Each kit contains five seed packets of Burpee's most popular herbs: dill, parsley, cilantro, sweet basil and chives. You'll also get five biodegradable pots, five expanding coir pellets and five plant markers to make it simple to grow or start seeds indoors.

Grow Light for Seed Starting or Plant Display

Designed to resemble the historic seed house at Burpee's Fordhook Farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the Burpee Fordhook grow light is perfect for displaying houseplants or for sowing seeds indoors. Pair it with Burpee's self-watering seed tray and heat mat to sow all your favorite herbs, flowers and vegetables indoors. Once your seedlings appear, turn on the grow light to help them grow into strong transplants.

Raised Planter Box

Top on the list of best gifts for gardeners, no bending is required with this weather-resistant premium raised cedar planter box with a storage shelf.

Potting Table

A potting table of premium cedar, this must-have for container gardeners has a bottom shelf for pot and soil storage and a top shelf to easily access gloves and tools.

Dwarf Meyer Lemon Tree

With fragrant white flowers and aromatic lemons, the 'Improved Meyer' lemon tree is perfect for a container, easy to grow, and can bloom and produce fruit year-round.

Tools, Gear and Goods

Hori-Hori Tool

A Hori-Hori tool is a cross between a knife, trowel and saw. This Japanese tool is perfect for cutting roots, digging out weeds, dividing perennials or potting plants.

Seed Storage Box

A metal-hinged seed storage box with a coated interior will help seeds last through the seasons.

Gardening Gloves

Like a second skin with touch closure for individual fit, knitted bamboo blend and foam, these gardening gloves provide comfort and dexterity.

For Pollinator Friends

Solitary Pollen Bee Nest

Honey, I'm home! This easy-to-install bee nest is scientifically designed to improve crop yield by attracting a variety of wild, native bees. It comes with 20 nesting tubes for different-sized bee species.

Enrichment and Learning Experiences

Gardening Class With the "Gangster Gardener"

A virtual MasterClass with community activist and gardener Ron Finley, aka the "Gangster Gardener," teaches how growing one's own food cultivates more than fruits and vegetables.

Butterfly Garden Sponsorship

Thousands of butterflies from hundreds of species call the National Butterfly Center home. Sponsorship supports the Center's gardens, which feature plants native to south Texas and northern Mexico.

Garden Conservancy Membership

Membership to the Garden Conservancy provides access to showcased gardens during the Conservancy's Open Days and helps fund education programs and preservation efforts.

For more gift ideas for your favorite gardener, check out Burpee's garden accessories.

Written by Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens

Robin Horton is a home and garden writer and publisher of the award-winning and Webby-nominated design, lifestyle and travel blog, Urban Gardens.

November 30, 2021
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