Garden gifts can show a loved one just how much you care — and allow them to make a tangible change to their outdoor space that will bring them happiness whilst outdoors. Whether it's something that will come to fruition as spring and summer approaches, like a seedbox, or something you can treasure straight away, such as a houseplant, there's nothing better than a wonderful garden-related gift to brighten things up. Especially if the recipient has a green thumb, even more so if they are super outdoorsy like us.
From small gestures for a friend to bigger gifts (such as a delightful pizza oven) for your significant other that you can share, there is such a wide range of items that you can wrap up and hand over to make your loved one happy.
We've included all of our favorite outdoor picks, so all you have to do is work out which is the most suitable for the recipient of your gift, especially as Valentine's Day and Galentine's Day are both approaching.
8 excellent garden gift ideas for Valentine's Day 2022
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1. This flower kit is personalized with a bloom for every month
Mark someone's birthday in a special way with this grow kit that offers a different flower for every month. Complete with seeds, a glass bottle to grow them in and information about what your flower symbolizes, this lovely gift is personalized to show just how much you care. Plus, once the lovely flower has bloomed you can use the glass bottle as a vase. Perfect!
2. American Plant Exchange Endless Foliage Box
This subscription box service is ideal for a houseplant lover, with everything to keep your gift fed for up to six months too, making it hassle free once it arrives on their doorstep. Every box includes an assortment of houseplants, so the recipient can grow their plant family, and the box includes a membership on an app that helps with the process.
3. This mushroom log kit is a unique gift - perfect for foragers and fungi lovers
Opt for something totally unique just like the recipient of your gift with this amazing mushroom kit. You can learn how to grow mushrooms to use in your cooking at home, and discover top tips for the growing process. The kits are salvaged from recently felled trees and can be harvested every six weeks for up to three years.
4. This bug hotel is a ready to go garden gift to make someone's day
Give the gift of a lively garden with this wonderful bug hotel from Anthropologie. Crafted in order to give bugs and insects a brand new nurturing home, this hotel is also an inexpensive way to spruce up someone's outdoor space. It has a number of tubes and holes in various sizes to promote nesting, and will create part of a lovely backyard set up.
5. Give the gift of taste with this wonderful salsa grow kit
This affordable salsa grow kit allows whoever is receiving your gifts to enjoy the planting process of seeds and savor the salsa that is made after. Complete with six seed packets for Roma tomatoes, jalapeños, verde tomatillos, cilantro, scallions, and beefsteak tomatoes, this kit is also bundled up nicely in a recycled egg box.
6. This garden gift allows for stylish seed storage
Personalize this lovely seed storage box with your loved one's name for the ultimate way for them to keep their gardening essentials safe. It containers four wooden dividers within, and is high quality in the production, meaning it will last for a long time too. The perfect gift for anyone who loves to grow flowers from seeds.
7. This pizza oven is the ultimate garden gift looking ahead to summer nights
Make your garden the centre of anybody's home with this incredible pizza oven from Ooni. Affordable, easy to use, and capable of turning out delicious stonebaked pizza in 60 seconds, this is the ultimate garden gift. We've tried and tested the Ooni Fyra pizza oven ourselves as part of our pizza ovens buying guide, so we know that it's a great pick for your space.
8. Make tending to plants more comfortable with this kneeler garden gift
This kneeler seat is a thoughtful gift to your favorite gardener, to allow them to tend to flowerbeds and plants without ailing themselves, or they can transform it into a chair to get a little respite whilst moving about.
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Molly is the Ecommerce Writer for Gardeningetc and spends her time searching the internet for the next best thing for your garden. When she's not writing, she would most like to be swimming in the nearest sea/ocean or getting through her neverending pile of novels. She's a huge fan of houseplants and loves identifying new plants and trees on walks too.
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