22 Mother’s Day Gardening Gifts Your Mom Will Adore
Make this Mother's Day memorable with gifts for the Mom who loves working in her gardens. We found the best Mother's Day gifts for gardening.
Our editors and experts handpick every product we feature. We may earn a commission from your purchases.
If the mom in your life is always in the garden digging in the dirt, growing native plants for backyard butterflies and birds, or watering hanging baskets, the perfect present for Mother’s Day is a garden-themed gift. Here are 22 thoughtful Mother’s Day gardening gifts that will put a smile on her face and help her garden grow. Psst—also check out these bird themed gifts that are perfect for Mother’s Day.
Gardening Mug for Mom
Let mom show off her passion for gardening with this whimsical mug. Pair it with a bag of coffee or her favorite tea and she’ll think of you every time she enjoys a cup.
If Mom loves roses, check out these pretty rose gifts.
Bee Door Knocker
This adorable bumblebee door knocker will have the neighborhood buzzing! It’s a perfect way for her to show her love of the black and yellow pollinators in her garden. The brass door knocker is available in two sizes — a larger “premium” size as well as a “standard” size — and different finishes including matte black, oiled bronze, nickel silver and brass.
See more bee gifts we can’t stop buzzing about.
Birth Month Flower Candles
Pick a candle that both celebrates your mom and fills a room with the lovely aroma of her birth month’s flowers, even when they’re not blooming outside. This would also be a great gift to celebrate a new mom; choose the month her baby was born. Bonus: Go the extra mile and surprise her with the special meaning behind the birth month flower, too.
Star Shower Garden Art
Add some twinkle to a backyard or garden at night with this solar-powered, battery-operated star shower art. It looks like a lovely watering can with sparking, tiny LED lights. We think this would look amazing illuminating a moon garden or a fairy garden.
Mother’s Day Planters
“Mom, thanks for helping me grow.” How adorable and fun are these Mother’s Day planters? The small pots come in six statement options ranging from cheeky to tear-jerking. Fill them with her favorite succulent or flower and you’ve got a memorable Mother’s Day garden gift she’s sure to love.
Cratejoy Garden Subscription Box
Cratejoy is a hub for subscription boxes for every hobby or interest. You’ll find several options for Mother’s Day garden gift subscription boxes here, including fresh blossoms, succulents, cacti, air plants, seeds, and more. Every month, she’ll get a delivery that includes everything she needs to get gardening (or pretty flowers to admire if she doesn’t have a green thumb).
Bogs Slip-On Garden Shoes
Every gardener needs a pair of slip-on garden shoes that will hold up (and look cute) rain or shine. Bogs slip-on garden shoes are waterproof and have good traction for muddy days. And the colorful rose print? It has Mom’s name all over it.
Personalized Garden Stone
Personalize a small or large decorative garden stone for a thoughtful Mother’s Day garden gift that’s sure to be treasured for years. The garden stones are painted with bees and flowers, then personalized with individual names. This version has space for 21 names if you have a big family. So cute!
Mother’s Day Wind Chime
Whether it’s her first Mother’s Day or her 50th, she’ll adore this beautiful wind chime. The bottom tube paddle can be personalized with a custom message signed with your kids’ or grandkids’ names. Mom will think of you whenever the wind blows!
If mom really loves hummingbirds, check out the best hummingbird gifts.
Cast Iron Bird Bath
This super-sweet bird bath isn’t just a perfect gift for her — it’s a gift for her backyard birds, too! It stands a little less than 20 inches tall, and it’s made of cast iron, so it’ll continue to provide fresh water for her favorite feathered friends for a good, long while.
Golden Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit
Give Mom some Mother’s Day gardening gifts she can grow AND eat. The golden oyster mushroom grow kit is easy to take care of, and mushroom gardeners have seen growth in as little as a few days. Yum! Check out more of the best mushroom growing kits and logs.
A good garden visor makes for a fantastic Mother’s Day garden gift. This option by Sunday Afternoons definitely fits the bill. It features a 4 1/4 curved brim to keep the sun out of her eyes, 50+ UPF protection, and an interior grosgrain sweatband. Plus, it’s chic and the adjustable band allows for multiple hairstyles.
Psst—don’t miss more sun hats and visors for gardening from Zappos.
Copper Triple Tube Bird Feeder
This beautiful copper bird feeder has three feeding tubes, so mom can customize bird seed to different birds. This heavy duty feeder can hold up to 10 pounds of seeds, which means mom won’t have to refill it often. Psst—these are the 10 types of bird feeders you need in your backyard.
Set of Two Hanging Planters
Fill these beautiful hanging planters with mom’s favorite flowers and voila: the perfect Mother’s Day gifts for gardening. The chic faux concrete black finish lets the flowers steal the show, and drainage holes and water storage are just smart. Learn how to plant a hanging flower basket in 5 easy steps.
Garden Marker Stakes
Is mom proud of her bountiful herb and veggie garden? She should be! Gift her with these beautiful garden marker stakes that add a touch of organization and class to rows of corn, basil, tomato…or anything she’s growing under the sun. Pair them with a seed storage container for a complete gift.
Personalized Garden Tools
Hand’s off mom’s trowel! One of our favorite Mother’s Day gardening gifts is a nice heavy duty steel garden tool set that includes a trowel and culivating/weeding tool, customized with mom’s name on the handle.
Get ready for Father’s Day, too! Don’t miss perfect gardening gifts for dads.
Waxed Garden Apron
Change mom’s life with a garden apron! It’s made from cool, soft waxed cotton canvas and leather accents. Apron pocket space gives her a second set of “hands” for garden tools, gloves, or stashing her phone while she’s pruning and potting.
Clementine Oriole Feeder
This genius bird feeder draws orioles to mom’s backyard with oranges and jar of grape jelly! Orioles will be attracted to the orange color of the feeder, too.
Birds & Blooms Gardening for Birds, Butterflies and Bees
Our beloved book, Gardening for Birds, Butterflies and Bees, teaches you how to attract birds and other pollinators to your backyard. It’s filled with expert tips and fantastic photos. (Okay, we’re a little biased, but we really do think this book is a great Mother’s Day garden gift!)
Check out more of the top birding and gardening books we love.
Coffee Pot Mesh Bird Feeder
For the mom who loves a cup of morning joe just as much as bird-watching, this coffee pot mesh bird feeder holds 2 lbs. of seed and offers an entertaining new focal point. We love that pretty blue color!
Learn how to choose the best hummingbird feeder.
Backyard Bird Note Cards
Send a fellow bird lover some happy mail with one of these illustrated folding notecards from a pack of eight. Any occasion is the right occasion to share these adorable birds. Mom will enjoy looking for these pretty feathered friends in her yard and garden!