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Last Updated on November 11, 2023 by bethrmartin

Do you have a plant lover in your life? If so, you are in luck! I have compiled the ultimate gift guide for anyone with a green thumb (or who wishes they did!)

Whether your favorite plant addict is into growing vegetables, urban gardening, houseplants, or even just greenery as an aesthetic, I have found something they will love.

This curated list has you covered for all occasions and budgets. So if you need a housewarming gift or something luxurious for Christmas, you will find the perfect present – no matter how hard they are to shop for.

So get ready to pick the best gifts for plant lovers around!

What Are The Best Gifts For Plant Lovers?

​​Here are my top gifts for your favorite plant enthusiast:
  1. Root Nurture Grow
  2. Plant Ladies Puzzle
  3. Mushroom Grow Kit
  4. Copper Watering Can
  5. Cactus Measuring Spoons
  6. Gardening Overalls
  7. Seed Storage Kit
  8. Dior in Bloom
  9. Hunter Clogs
  10. Chic Earrings
  11. Air Plants
  12. Heirloom Candle
  13. Professional Garden Scissors
  14. A Guide From Floret Farm
  15. Brass Mister
  16. A Blanket To Keep Bugs Away
  17. Grow Light
  18. Claw Gloves
  19. Modern Dried Flowers
  20. A Handcrafted Planter
  21. Supergoop Sunscreen
  22. Irrigation Cones
  23. An Indoor Plant With A Planter
  24. Dainty Cheese Knives
  25. A Membership to a Local Garden
  26. A Flower Subscription
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1. Root Nurture Grow

Once you realize how easy it is to propagate your houseplants, you will be obsessed, and this book will show you the way. It offers so many tips and tricks, making it the best gift for anyone who wants more plant babies.

This book is fantastic for anyone interested in starting a DIY propagation station or just curious about how they can add new plants to their indoor garden. The photos are beautiful, the instructions are straightforward, and it makes a great coffee table book for plant lovers.

2. Plant Ladies Puzzle

My husband gave me this gift, and I couldn’t love it more. We brought this on one of our vacations and couldn’t peel ourselves away from it because it was so beautiful and fun.

The pieces snap together like a dream (it’s so annoying when they don’t), and it’s a challenge, but in a good way.

3. Mushroom Grow Kit

Prepare to be fascinated and amazed with this mushroom grow kit. Not only will you grow delicious fungi, but you will also witness the entire process as the mushrooms sprout and grow.

This is an excellent kit for anyone who aspires to have a green thumb or might love to be a plant parent to some fascinating fungi!

4. Copper Watering Can

Any plant lover knows that watering is a constant task that’s never going away, so you might as well make it chic.

I was gifted a fancy copper watering can a few years ago. It never fails to make my weekly watering feel extra special.

5. Cactus Measuring Spoons

These cactus measuring spoons have been a big trend on TikTok, and the plant lovers in your life will think this little set is adorable. The design is clever and cute, and who doesn’t need measuring spoons?

6. Gardening Overalls

These overalls are one of my mom’s Holy Grail products, so I had to include them. Serious outdoor gardeners will love the style and high-performance details of these fantastic overalls from Duluth Trading.

The double-layered knees prevent scrapes, tons of pockets, lovely colors, and the unique breathable fabric will keep gardeners fresh and comfy while working hard.

A woman is wearing red overalls and a baseball hat is kneeling in in the dirt in a garden and surrounded by outdoor plants.
Image via duluthtrading.com

7. Seed Storage Kit

If you have a serious gardener who enjoys collecting seeds, this adorable and practical kit is for them. It is the perfect way to keep seedlings organized in style and keep their seeds safe and dry from season to season.

8. Dior in Bloom

Not everyone wants to get their hands dirty.

If your favorite plant lover is also a fan of luxury fashion, then this book couldn’t be more perfect. The pages are filled with stunning roses, offering a glimpse into the House of Dior through fascinating floral inspiration.

9. Hunter Clogs

For your serious plant parent on your gift list, these clogs will become a staple in their outdoor wardrobe.

They can easily slip on for simple tasks like afternoon watering, trimming, or even a quick weeding session. They will keep your feet comfortable and dry.

10. Chic Earrings

These stunning statement earrings by Lele Sadoughi will surely be loved by the fashion-obsessed plant person in your life. The shape is inspired by orchids, and I adore the gold version.

A wide array of colors and flower shapes are also available, and the bold detailing will be a showstopper with any outfit.

A woman with brown hair wears large gold statement earrings inspired by the shapes of orchids.
Image via nordstrom.com

11. Air Plants

Some people like the idea of plants but aren’t exactly that great at taking care of them. For those people, air plants are the perfect low maintenance way to start a plant collection.

They look whimsical and exotic but are incredibly hearty and easy to take care of. Pair a few with a stylish terrarium, and anyone will be impressed.

12. Heirloom Candle

Feel immersed in botanicals without all the fuss with this earthy Roma Heirloom Tomato Candle. The scent will transport you to the middle of a garden while you sit back and relax with a good book (or Netflix and chill!)

A candle in a brown glass jar is on red gingham fabric surrounded by tomatoes. The jar says "Roma Heirloom Tomato" and the scent is inspired by a backyard garden and the earthiness of plant's soil.
Image via flamingoestate.com

13. Professional Garden Scissors

Elevate your loved one’s gardening tools with these refined, made-in-Japan secateurs. These scissors are the perfect luxury for the hardworking caretaker and excellent for snipping prized garden roses or pruning your favorite bonsai tree.

Made from high-quality stainless steel, they will make your favorite gardener’s day feel more special, which is always an incredible gift. These aren’t a huge expense, and all plant owners could use a good pair of scissors.

14. A Guide From Floret Farm

Some books are informative, and others offer endless inspiration, but Floret Farm’s book perfectly balances both. The photos are simply stunning, and the seemingly infinite information will prepare any plant-loving friend for their own prize-worthy blooms.

15. Brass Mister

You’ll not often find a tool that’s as handy and good looking as this plant mister. This affordable tool could benefit any plant lovers with an indoor plant collection.

Plants need humidity, and the occasional spritz from this brass mister is the perfect amount to keep them looking their best. The great price makes this item the perfect little housewarming gift, stocking stuffer, or pick me up.

16. A Blanket To Keep Bugs Away

For your favorite gardener who spends countless hours caring for their outdoor spaces, this cozy but sleek blanket is the ideal gift to allow them to cuddle up and enjoy the fruits of their labor no matter the season.

Unique bug-shield technology is built into the fibers to keep you comfortable on your outdoor patio all year long.

Image via liveouter.com

17. Grow Light

Give your friends with even the worst basement apartments the gift of indoor plants with a grow light. This all-in-one planting kit is not a self-watering planter but provides the ideal light conditions and a reminder for watering.

Grow lights are the perfect solution for an indoor herb garden. They make growing indoor plants so easy – anyone can be a plant parent!

18. Claw Gloves

At first glance, these gardening gloves might look like a gag gift, but trust me – they are super functional. They might look a little scary compared to the average cute pair of gloves you usually wear, but think of these more like a tool.

The nail-like ends of the fingers are perfect for digging, making jobs like weeding go by even faster. These gloves are one of those crazy gardening tools the plant lover on your list doesn’t even know they need!

Many varieties of dried florals and plants are arranged in a bouquet in front of a lime-washed wall. One hand is holding the plants from below and one hand, covered in tattoos, is supporting the plants from behind.
Image via lovepampas.com

19. Modern Dried Flowers

Dried flowers and plants are a timeless and classic gift that will endure the test of time. They can be combined with fresh florals to switch up the look, and if stored properly, they will last many seasons.

20. A Handcrafted Planter

If you have a friend or family member with a beautiful cutting garden or who loves buying fresh flowers, then gift them with an equally beautiful handcrafted pot or planter.

Every time they use this planter, they will think of you, which will be the cherry on top. These modern beauties will complement any home decor and are sure to thrill your favorite plant lover.

A white planter has has a pattern of brown dashes. Succulents are planted in the pot.
Image via mociun.com

21. Supergoop Sunscreen

You might think sunscreen is just sunscreen, but that’s because you haven’t tried Supergoop. It might be a little pricy for what it is, but that’s why it makes an excellent gift.

The lovely texture goes on super smooth and protects you against the most brutal sun rays. You can’t go wrong adding this to a gift set or stocking!

22. Irrigation Cones

Save your friends from dead plants with these terracotta irrigation cones! For plant parents who have trouble keeping all their indoor plants hydrated, irrigation cones are the perfect solution.

Placing these self-watering cones in planter pots will allow house plants to thrive, making them one of those unique gifts that keep giving. Your friend’s happy plant babies will thank you!

A flowering houseplant is in a modern white pot with a light wood base.
Image via leonandgeorge.com

23. An Indoor Plant With A Planter

True plant people always will be happy with a new plant! Large or exotic house plants can be quite the splurge, making them a lovely surprise for any plant fan.

The great thing about plants and pots is that there are fantastic options for every budget, and you don’t have to overspend to get something extraordinary. So just find your budget and choose something wonderful!

Make sure the plant is non-toxic if the person you are gifting it to has pets or little ones.

24. Dainty Cheese Knives

These dainty cheese knives will surely be a hit for the plant lover who loves entertaining. They complement many decor styles, and to make it even more customized, you could include a gift card to your favorite local cheese shop – because who doesn’t love food!

Image via anthropologie.com
A bee is pollinating the center of a brightly colored dahlia in a park in Vancouver Island, Canada in Spring. The center is bright yellow, and the petals are white and a bold pink. The background is full of greenery.

25. A Membership to a Local Garden

Experiences can be the ultimate gifts for plant lovers, and almost even city and town has a beautiful local botanical garden or horticultural society where you can give a membership. These memberships often include members-only events, lectures, and other goodies, making this gift fun for an entire year.

26. A Flower Subscription

A flower subscription service is a lovely way to bring a little bit of beauty and joy to your favorite plant lover. They will happily think of you every time their stunning bouquet of freshly-cut florals are delivered.

The arrangements can be customized to suit any personal style and preference. Subscription cancelation is simple, or you can send just one bouquet if you prefer.

A bunch of multicolored flowers and sprigs of green eucalyptus in a white vase are in front of a pink wall. A woman's hand is arranging the flowers from above.
Image via bouqs.com

Final Thoughts

I hope this guide has given you some great gift ideas for all of your favorite plant lovers. If you still have difficulty deciding, you could combine a few smaller items to create your own unique gift set!

The best gifts are usually the ones the plant lovers in your life want but wouldn’t splurge on for themselves. You don’t have to spend a lot of money, but just think about what they would love, and you’re sure to come up with the perfect gift.

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Happy gift giving, and thanks so much for reading!