For the mom who loves to spend her time gardening — waking up early with the birds at sunrise, watering every plant she knows the botanical names of, proudly showing off her home-grown flowers in the house — we want to say thank you for nurturing us like your garden!
Here’s our visual guide of Mother’s Day gift ideas for the gardening mom that’ll surely brighten her day and add some style to her outdoor endeavors.
“MOTHER IS A VERB. IT’S SOMETHING YOU DO. NOT JUST WHO YOU ARE.” — DOROTHY CANFIELD FISHER
This hand-crafted planter is minimalistic and highlights the plant’s beauty, enhancing the whole look of her table. Give it to her before Mother’s Day dinner so that she can immediately use it as a centerpiece at the table. (One & Many)
Give her a lovely set of new tools crafted with bamboo handles and steel for easy harvesting. This gardener kit is best for the mom who’s just starting out with gardening and this is the perfect gesture to let her know that she deserves the best well-designed garden tools out there. (Bare Bones Living)
The slender, curved spout guides a gentle, precise pour, making it effortless for her to tend potted plants and terrariums. Add this pop of gorgeous copper to her countertop and her plants won’t be the only thing adding taste and style to her home. (Raised Beds)
BOOK: URBAN JUNGLE – $22.48
A useful, pretty book is a wonderful Mother’s Day gift idea. This one is budding with inspiration and tips on living and styling an urban home with plants. The modern garden mom likes to research, plan, design, and nurture her houseplants! She is creative and intentional about how her plants and space interact with each other. (Urban Jungle Bloggers)
HUDSON FLUTE VASE– $27.50
This playful yet elegant flower vase is ideal for the window sill, running down the center of her table, or on the mantelpiece. If your mom lives a chic, simple lifestyle, she’ll adore this subtle yet full-of-life piece. (Chive)
CACTUS SHOULDER BAG – $125
This versatile bag, made with heavy canvas and lined with cotton, can be used as a nursery shopper or to hold her tools for her flower arranging class. She’ll appreciate how handy and cute this bag is. (Appetite Shop)
BRASS PLANT MISTER – $31
No more plastic spray bottles! This brass plant mister will make her feel like the modern garden queen that she is. She won’t feel the need to hide it somewhere either because this beautiful tool doubles as a decoration that showcases her favorite hobby. (Kikkerland)
This spring, she’s hard at work planting, cultivating, and harvesting her plants, fruits, and vegetables. A paraben-free mix with carrot oil and avocado butter will help heal her dry, chapped, or cracked skin. (The Cottage Greenhouse)
COPPER HERB STAKES – $36
These hand-stamped, brushed copper garden stakes are sure to elevate the modern mom’s herb garden. These can be stamped with the herbs, veggies, fruits or wording of your choice for a truly custom gift. (BERKELEYandBEAN)
BRASS SPECIMEN FRAME – $28
She can showcase her favorite dried botanicals inside this hanging, brass and glass frame, repurposing them into creative, modern art. Mom can now appreciate her garden blooms long after the warmer months are gone. (Terrain)
This environmentally-friendly candle comes in fully recycled, biodegradable, FSC-Certified, plantable packages which are infused with seeds that will grow the scent of the candle. She’ll be pleased with this gift that gives twice! (Kobo Candles)
MINI BIRD FEEDER BY EVA SOLO (SET OF 2) – $38.50
These bird feeders will create a natural place for small birds to gather, filling her garden with lively and cheery birdsong. The modern garden mom is not only thoughtful with plants but shares her love and care with friendly creatures attracted to her haven. (Danish Design)
Among friendly sibling rivalry, a wooden laser cut journal will stand out from paper cards. Write something personal on the first page, saying why you chose this for her. This is perfect for her to track her plants’ progress and reflect on her creative cultivations. (Cardtorial)
This guide to mother’s day gift ideas is a good start for discovering thoughtful gifts. For a special modern lady who enjoys gardening, gifts that suit her style and hobby will stand out and reflect that you know her well. Would you like to pamper your mom instead?