Best gifts for gardeners: decorative accessories, personalised tools, seed kits and more

We've rounded up the best gifts for gardeners, from gardening accessories to practical tools...

gifts for gardeners - gardening accessories
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Struggling to decide what to get the green-fingered enthusiast in your life? These gifts for gardeners should be on your radar.

Whether it’s your mother, sibling, partner, best friend or child - you can be sure our round up of gifts will cater for their passion.

From decorative bits for the garden and practical tools to seed kits and thoughtful journals, we’ve ticked off all categories when it comes to gardening presents. And lots are personalised gifts, too, which makes them extra special!

These standout products are from some of the very best retailers around including John Lewis, Selfridges, Not On The High Street and Oliver Bonas - so you can be sure products are of the finest quality. 

We’ve also taken all budgets into account, so whether you’re looking to spend £10 or £110 there’s a gift to suit.

Best gifts for gardeners

wellington boots stand

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The Oak And Rope Company Personalised Wellie Boot Holder

Specifications
RRP: £340
Can it be personalised?: Yes
Dimensions: H50 x W50 x D20cm

This adorable wellington boot holder is a lovely feature for a porch, hallway or garden. Not to mention it's incredibly practical, too, as it prevents muddy floors.

gardening apron

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Personalised Embroidered Botanical Monogram Denim Apron

Specifications
RRP: £29.95
Can it be personalised?: Yes
Dimensions: 78cm wide x 40cm long

This waist apron features four practical pockets that are great for all kinds of gardening necessities - whether that’s seeds and secateurs or gloves and goggles. Plus you can get this personalised for an extra special touch.

gardening shears

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Spear and Jackson Razorsharp Advantage Topiary Shears

Specifications
RRP: £13.95
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: Length - 12.5cm

No gardener could be without their trusty shears and these boast quality hardened steel blades for easy, precise cuts and feature non-slip comfort grips and a safety locking catch.

gardening handbook

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My Gardening Handbook

Specifications
RRP: £19.50
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: H22cm x W16.4cm x D3.3cm

Gardners can record all their plant growth and project ideas in this lovely  journal, which features a sweet little watering can design on the front.

personalised trowel

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Personalised Gardening Trowel Multi Tool

Specifications
RRP: £32
Can it be personalised?: Yes
Dimensions: 16.5cm x 11.6cm x 3.5cm

This tool is the perfect gift for any gardener as it has a range of different features including a trowel, weeder, saw, root remover and pruning knife. So handy!

hanging planter

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Personalised Floral Hanging Planter

Specifications
RRP: £29.95
Can it be personalised?: Yes
Dimensions: 39cm x 29cm x 26cm

This hanging floral planter is perfect for sprucing up an outdoor space - plus you can personalise it with a name or a message, for a truly unique gift.

plant lady mug

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Black Lamb Studio Plant Lady Mug

Specifications
RRP: £10
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 10cm high x 8cm diameter

This mug is designed by Black Lamb Studio in collaboration with Anthropologie and is the perfect gift for a keen gardener or houseplant-lover.

amazon gift set

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Heathcote & Ivory In The Garden Gardening Gloves Set and Shea Butter Hand Cream Gift Set

Specifications
RRP: £13.97
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 40mm x 175mm x 205mm

Gardening can be tough on hands, so this gift set is ideal for keeping them well-groomed. The printed sage green cotton gardening gloves help protect hands while the shea butter hand cream keeps them feeling soft.

butterfly seed bomb

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Butterflybom Seedbom

Specifications
RRP: £3.95
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: H 8cm x W 5.5cm

This affordable butterfly seed bomb would be perfect as a stocking filler at Christmas or as a lovely something for someone special any other time of year. It features a mix of Birdsfoot Trefoil, Common Knapweed, Common Vetch, Cornflower, Corn Marigold, Field Scabious, Kidney Vetch, Musk Mallow and Tufted Vetch seeds - all designed to attract the flying creatures.

tool set

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The Conran Shop Opinel gardening set

Specifications
RRP: £64
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 12cm blade, Garden Knife: 8cm blade, Pruning Knife: 8.5cm blade

This handy set contains a saw, a gardening knife and a grafting billhook - all in vibrant colours so your recipient won't lose them in their flowerbeds.

gardening tags

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Stoneware plant tags set of four

Specifications
RRP: £22
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 15cm high x 2.3cm wide

These decorative plant tags not only look pretty but also help with allotment organisation - ideal for those who love to grow their own herbs.

hedgehog shelter

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Hedgehog House With Bark Roof

Specifications
RRP: £22
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 34cm x 19cm x 17cm

This pretty wooden structure provides a shelter for vulnerable hedgehogs to sleep and hibernate in - offering a safe place for them to stay.

watering can

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Eva Solo Globe Watering Can

Specifications
RRP: £34.95
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: H38 x W27 x D27cm

Every gardener needs a trusty watering can and this aesthetically-pleasing one from Eva Solo looks great in a garden.

RHS gardening book

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RHS Grow Your Own: Veg & Fruit Year Planner

Specifications
RRP: £17.99
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 252 x 200 x 22 mm

A book is always a lovely Christmas gift and this helpful guide will help gardeners plan their fruit and veggies throughout the year, offering helpful practical advice about growing produce.

hunter boots

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Womens Hunter Original Tall Wellington Boots

Specifications
RRP: £95
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 37.5cm

Wellington boots are an outerwear staple and Hunter boots are some of the best on the market. They're protective, practical and also incredibly stylish.

birds gardening book

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How to Attract Birds to Your Garden

Specifications
RRP: £12.61
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 17.8 x 2.1 x 22.4 cm

Attracting wildlife and nature is essential for a thriving garden and this book details how to bring birds to the outdoor space. It offers tips on providing the best nesting, shelter and feeding opportunities.

gardening gift set

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Heathcote & Ivory Gardener's Pampering Gift Set

Specifications
RRP: £52.50
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: H15.5 x W22.5 x D30 cm

This gift set is designed to pamper a body that's been put through its paces in the garden. It includes a hand cream, hand sanitiser, body scrub, bath salts, all-purse balm, a nail brush and more.

personalised slate sign

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Treat Republic Personalised Slate Hanging Sign

Specifications
RRP: £16.99
Can it be personalised?: Yes
Dimensions: H11 x W25 cm

This rustic slate sign can be personalised with up to 15 characters for the name and 35 characters for the short message. It looks lovely draped on a fence, on a wall or on a shed.

women's essentials gardening set

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Women's Essential Gardening Tools

Specifications
RRP: £45
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: L27 x W18 x D10.5cm

Specifically designed for gardeners, this feminine set is a great gift for mums, nans, sisters or friends who love being outdoors. It includes gardening gloves, seeds, and plant markers as well as a mug and Tea Pigs tea.

funky veg kit

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Funky Veg Kit by Plant Theatre – 5 Extraordinary Vegetables to Grow

Specifications
RRP: £14.99
Can it be personalised?: No
Dimensions: 14 x 10 x 20 cm

This kit lets you grow veggies - but not as you know them. It includes a pack of purple carrot seeds, a packet of yellow courgettes seeds, a packet of stripy tomatoes seeds, a packet of red Brussels sprouts seeds, a packet of multi coloured Swiss chard seeds.