20 Great Gardening Gifts For Men

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Gardeners are a creative bunch, and while giving them anything growing in a pot will light them up, buying them something a little bit different can pose a challenge. Guys are especially tricky, as many gardening gifts are geared toward women, but the online world is rife with plenty of sweet options for the guy who loves plants. We’ve created this list to help inspire you while you shop, and maybe to reveal that ideal “aha!” type of gift you’ve been looking for. The items below are ordered from most expensive to least expensive to make things easier.

1. Greenworks Cordless Lawn Mower

Greenworks 16-Inch 40V Cordless Lawn Mower, 4.0 AH Battery Included 25322

We would be remiss if we didn’t appeal to the lawn enthusiast right off the bat. If he doesn’t have a cordless mower yet, it’s time to get him upgraded. This awesome mower comes in different deck sizes to tackle any size lawn.

2. Basic Beekeeping Starter Kit

Basic Beekeeping Starter Kit, Completely Assembled, Painted, Made In The USA

Beekeeping is a popular trend among gardening enthusiasts. We all know bees are dying in alarming numbers, and starting a hive in your backyard is a great way to keep the bees happy and healthy. Plus, you’ll get free honey as a bonus.

3. Giantex Potting Bench Table

Giantex Potting Bench Table for Outside Natural Wood Garden Plant Lawn Patio Table Storage Shelf Moisture Free Metal Tabletop Outdoor

Men like their workspaces, and this potting bench will make the perfect station for him while he’s hard at work in the yard. Contains a cabinet, a drawer, and a rust-proof metal work surface.

4. EJWOX Garden Compost Bin Tumbler

EJWOX Garden Compost Bin Tumbler, 43 Gallon Capacity with 2 Chambers Dual Rotating Composting Tumbler

One of the best ways to dispose of yard waste is to toss it into a compost bin with plant-based food scraps. The downside of many composters, though, is that you need to stir them frequently. Fortunately, this rotund dude comes with a tumbling device to make compost churning a breeze.

5. Hammock Sky Large Brazilian Hammock Chair

Hammock Sky Large Brazilian Hammock Chair Quality Cotton Weave for Superior Comfort & Durability

The best way for a man to enjoy his garden after a hard day’s work is by dangling in a comfy cloth chair. These large hanging hammocks are an excellent addition to any backyard.

6. Columbia Men’s Silver Ridge Convertible Pant

Columbia Men's Silver Ridge Convertible Pant, Breathable, UPF

A pair of lightweight pants is a godsend in the hot summer, especially when they easily convert into a pair of shorts. They come in several colors and sizes, too.

–> You can also see our 5 Favorite Work Pants here.

7. Scuddles Garden Tools SetScuddles Garden Tools Set - 12 Piece Heavy Duty Gardening Tools with Storage Organizer

This manly case full of serious gardening tools is like a treasure box for any gardener. It contains 12 tools for getting serious with weeding, digging, and pruning, and a spray bottle to keep pesky spouses away.

–> You can also see our 5 Favorite Homeowner’s Tool Sets of 2019 here.

8. Solar Outdoor Garden Lights

Solar Garden Lights Outdoor, 4-Pack of OxyLED Solar Globe Light Stakes, Color-Changing LED Garden Light Landscape Decorative Pathway Lighting

The only thing better than enjoying your garden by day is finding fun ways to light it up at night. This set of four solar lights changes colors for a little ambient mood lighting. A great addition for patio parties or nights relaxing in the hammock.

9. CrocsCrocs Men's and Women's Classic Clog, Comfort Slip On Casual Water Shoe

The versatility of Crocs makes them an excellent shoe for gardening. He can get them filthy and clean them up easily, they’re fine getting wet, and they’re ventilated to feel good on hot summer days. They also come in every color imaginable.

10. Bonsai Tree Seed Starter Kit

Bonsai Tree Seed Starter Kit - Mini Bonsai Plant Growing Kit

This sleek kit contains everything a guy needs to start four different bonsai trees from seed. Any gardener will get a kick out of the delicate care required to make a bonsai thrive, although this kit is great for beginners, too. It’s like therapy in a box.

11. Plant Theatre FUNKY VEG KIT Gift Box

Plant Theatre FUNKY VEG KIT Gift Box

Growing food is a blast, but growing funky food is a kick in the pants. This awesome gift box contains everything your favorite gardener needs to grow five different unusual-looking vegetables. Start indoors or outside in a raised bed.

12. Gardener Dad Shirts Gifts for Dad

Gardener Dad Shirts Gifts for Dad - Gardening T-shirt

If your gardening guy is a dad, he’ll love this appeal to his epic gardening skills. It comes in various sizes and colors so you can find him the best fit.

13. CafePress Master Gardener Modern Mug Unique Coffee Mug

CafePress Master Gardener Modern Mug Unique Coffee Mug, Coffee Cup

A strong cup of coffee or tea is the perfect start to a hard day’s work in the garden. This mug will fill him with hot liquid and pride with its message of awesomeness.

14. Growing Beautiful Food: A Gardener’s Guide to Cultivating Extraordinary Vegetables and Fruit

Growing Beautiful Food: A Gardener's Guide to Cultivating Extraordinary Vegetables and Fruit

Matthew Benson takes his readers through the story of his own farm-to-table operation, offering expert advice on how anyone can grow great food on their own. Includes beautiful photographs and a wealth of information any home gardener will appreciate.

15. CCBETTER Rose Pruning Gloves

CCBETTER Rose Pruning Gloves with Extra Long Cowhide Sleeves for Men and Women, Breathable Goatskin Leather Thorn Proof Gardening Gauntlet Gloves, Best Garden Gifts & Tools for Gardener and Farmer

Pruning can get a little hairy, especially where thorny plants are concerned. This stylish pair of cowhide gloves will protect his wrists from barbs and bugs while he gives his favorite plants a much-needed trim.

16. Truly Garden Folding Garden Knife

Truly Garden Folding Garden Knife. This Hawkbill Blade is Curved Making it Great for Hundreds of Uses. Not Just a Great Gift for a Gardener.

There’s nothing worse than being elbow-deep in your plants and not having a pruning knife when you need one. This handy wooden knife not only looks great, it’ll be his constant companion when he’s tending to the garden.

17. Sun Hat

Sun Hat for Men/Women, Outdoor UPF 50+ Fishing Hat Summer Sun Caps Wide Brim Bucket Hat Waterproof Breathable Packable Boonie Hat for Hiking Camping Tourism Gardening Beach Golf

If he’s going to wear a sun hat, he might as well look good doing it. This wide-brimmed shade-caster will keep the UV rays off and his skin looking healthy. It comes in a variety of colors, too.

18. Lawn Enforcement Officer

Lawn Enforcement Officer | Dad Joke Funny Father Grandpa Men Landscaping T-Shirt

Let’s be honest, a lot of guys are obsessed with their lawns. This T-shirt will let them unabashedly fly their lawn-freak flag and show the world they mean business when it comes to grass.

19. How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack: Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)

How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack: Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)

As a gift for the lawn ornament enthusiast, this wry comedic book is filled with pictures and hilarious, Monty Python-esque writing. Killer garden gnomes are no laughing matter, but your gardener won’t be able to help himself.

20. Save The Bees Adults Cap

NVJUI JUFOPL Save The Bees Adults Vintage Denim Hip Hop Cap Summer Driving Cap

Who doesn’t love bees? Well, maybe all those pesticide manufacturers. But if your guy is serious about his garden, then he’ll know the value of bees and he’ll appreciate the message on this cap.

Conclusion

That’s a wrap on the gifts, but the list goes on. Hopefully, we’ve inspired you to find that special something for the gardening guy in your life. Good luck with your search!

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About the Author Adam Harris

Hi there! My name is Adam and I write for HealthyHandyman. I have a great passion for writing about everything related to tools, home improvement, and DIY. In my spare time, I'm either fishing, playing the guitar, or spending quality time with my beloved wife. You'll also often find me in my workshop working on some new project!