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The 5 gifts to get new gardeners this holiday season

So you have a friend, family member, loved one, coworker, or acquaintance who has just picked up gardening. That’s great — except, maybe you aren’t sure what to get them this holiday season. What’s something new gardeners need or would like? How can you support them in their new hobby or lifestyle? Well, look no further, we’re here to help! Here are five fantastic gift ideas that new gardeners will appreciate as they take their new passion from novice to pro.

Jill Smith’s “Vegetable Gardening for Beginners”

Everyone has to start somewhere. If you’re hunting for a gift for a budding gardener, someone who may not know exactly where to start, consider getting them this book by Jill Smith. It covers all the basics in a simple, but not condescending, way. It even covers different types of gardening, making it a perfect gift for any gardener who’s interested in branching out. 

OLSON DEEPAK gardening gloves

One of the hazards of gardening is that sometimes plants are sharp. Thorns, brambles, and broken sticks can be a real pain, sometimes in more than one way. With these gardening gloves from OLSON DEEPAK, the gardener in your life can look sharp and be protected from any garden nuisances. They’re made of leather and extend to the wrist, so you can be sure to avoid any scratches from thorns and brushes with poison ivy. 

Black Duck vegetable seeds

Sometimes, being a new gardener means standing in front of a display of seed packets, unsure of what to get, and debating the merits of different brands or varieties. Cut the confusion out and make the decision at home with this pack of vegetable seeds from Black Duck. Black Duck seeds are quality, non-GMO, heirloom variety, and this pack has an assortment of 40 different vegetables. It’s the total package! 

Plant Theatre Funky Veg grow kit

Many people can become intimidated when faced with setting up their first garden and learning the ropes. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a practice round, so to speak? Try an indoor grow kit!

Plant Theater grow kits come with everything needed to garden, and there are a lot of types available! This one is the Funky Veg Kit, and it comes with seeds and supplies for purple carrots, yellow eggplants, striped tomatoes, red brussel sprouts, and multicolored swiss chard! 

TACKLIFE Garden Tools set and Storage Tote

Of course, gardening without tools can be a challenge. There are plenty of tool sets available, from just a simple set of a shovel and a spade to more complicated, 40- or 50-piece sets. This set from TACKLIFE is a nice middle ground. It contains six quality hand tools made of stainless-steel and a matching tote to carry them in.

Now you’re all set to get the gardener in your life a gift they’ll love and appreciate! No matter which gift you pick, and no matter who the gardener in your life is, you can’t go wrong with these five quality gift ideas.

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Cayla Leonard
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