Gift Ideas for the Gardener in Your Life

It's that time again. A time for cozy gatherings around the fire, seasonal smells that remind us of home and, of course, hunting down the perfect gifts for your loved ones. And because this time seems to sneak up on us every year, here is a list of gardening gift ideas for the gardener in your life.

Herb Drying Rack

Have an herb grower to shop for? How about an herb drying rack? With a drying rack, you can hang fresh picked herbs and let them dry to their peak. Eye-catching and practical, an herb drying rack is a unique gift for a gardener that no one else will think of.

Birdbath

A birdbath is a great gift for a gardener who loves animals and nature. There are so many varieties available out there, making it easy and fun to pick out for someone. A birdbath is a meaningful gift your gardener (and the birds) will enjoy having in the garden for years to come.

Nitrile Gloves

What better way to go into gardening season than with a new pair of gloves? Nitrile is a flexible and durable material, making it ideal for handling sharp tools and prickly plants. Nitrile gloves come in a variety of sizes and colors, and can be found at most gardening and lawn care stores.

Chalkboard Garden Markers

Help your favorite gardener keep track of what's growing in the garden. Garden markers aren't only convenient; they add charming character to the garden. Chalkboard markers allow gardeners to erase and use season after season. You can find chalkboard garden markers on sites like Etsy.com or Amazon.

Personalized Tags

If you know a gardener who likes to share their harvest with friends and neighbors, personalized tags are a brilliant gift idea. Order custom-made tags (complete with a message and the gardener's name) from online shops like Etsy or Zazzle.

Wind Chime

A wind chime is a wonderful way to liven up the garden, creating an inviting and pleasant atmosphere for the gardener and their visitors. Available in an assortment of materials and designs, you can pick a chime that is just right for your favorite gardener.

 

The Dirt from Troy-Bilt

November/December 2014