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Top Gift Ideas for Gardeners in Australia (2024 Guide)

We’ve put together a list of gardening gifts that any green thumb will love.

So, you’re looking for a great gift idea for the gardener in your life? You’ve come to the right place.

In this article, you will find all our ideas and recommendations for those looking for a thoughtful and practical present to give their favourite gardening friends or family members.

Gardening Through The Year In Australia

Written by Ian Spence, this guide to Australian gardening teaches you how to keep your garden in great condition throughout the year.

It contains essential advice on plant care such as pruning and growing tips for specific plants.

The book also includes ideas and inspiration for creating beautiful Australian gardens.

Gardening Through The Year In Australia is a great gift idea for any gardener who wants to learn more about their craft or just needs some new ideas.

Sow ‘n Sow Gift of Seeds Greeting Card

The Sow ‘n Sow Gift of Seeds Greeting Card is a great eco-friendly gift for your favourite green thumb.

The card contains seeds for easy-to-grow plants like dianthus and alyssum which will attract bees and butterflies to the garden.

Each card features beautiful artwork by Daniella Germain and comes with a recycled envelope.

Opinel No.08 Stainless Steel Garden Knife

Opinel is a 130-year-old French knife company known around the world for its high-quality yet affordable knives.

This particular model is their No.08 Garden Knife, which features a sharp, pointy 8.5cm blade for weeding, harvesting, and other garden tasks.

It has a folding design that makes it easy to transport and protect the blade, as well as strong construction and lightweight materials.

The handle is made from natural beech wood from France and the blade is stainless steel so is anti-corrosive and requires no special maintenance.

This high-quality garden knife take can take care of many different tasks in the garden.

Felco 2 Classic Pruning Shears

Felco is amongst the best know brands for this type of gardening product. These high-quality shears have a great weight to them and a clean cutting motion.

As these are anvil pruners, they are better suited to tasks where you need a bit more power, like pruning dead wood.

Because of the cushion shock absorber and rubberised grip, they fit pleasantly in the hand and cutting feels safe and effortless.

These pruning shears are dependable, easy to use, and long-lasting.

Bokashi Compost Bin

The Bokashi kit is a compost bin that allows you to turn your kitchen scraps into soil conditioner to help your plants grow strong and healthy.

The kit comes with an airtight bucket, 2 litres of bokashi, and instructions on how to use it.

Bokashi is a fermentation process that uses effective microbes or “bokashi.”

It does not produce smells while decomposing your food waste, so you can happily keep the bucket in your kitchen, making it easy to add food scraps throughout the day.

Grow Your Own Mushroom Box

The Grow Your Own Mushroom Box is a fantastic gift idea for gardeners.

Each box can grow 300-500 grams of Oyster mushrooms, which are delicious and nutritious. They can be harvested up to three times.

The Grow Your Own Mushroom Box is an eco-friendly product that lets you grow your own mushrooms at home

Wild: The Naturalistic Garden

Wild: The Naturalistic Garden is a beautiful gardening book by Noel Kingsbury and Claire Takacs.

It explores nature-based, eco-aware planting, which is a popular new trend in garden design.

The book features work of leading designers, with over 40 gardens—from England to Australia—and beautiful photography and insightful content.

The naturalistic garden is an approach that reflects the global move towards sustainability. It uses native plants and materials to create gardens that are more sustainable, more functional, and more beautiful.

Wild is an excellent resource for gardeners who want to learn more about this new way of designing their outdoor spaces.

Merry People Bobbi Gumboot

The Bobbi Gumboot is stylish, comfortable, and durable. It has a durable chunky tread design that provides excellent traction in wet conditions.

Its flexible neoprene lining makes it easy to take on and off, while its arch support makes it comfortable to wear all day long.

Merry People gumboots are made from natural rubber (no petrol-based materials) which will mould your feet over time and provide excellent durability.

They come in a wide range of colours and sizes, so you can easily find something that best suits the style of the person you are gifting to.

Badger Hardworking Hands Balm

If the gardener in your life has hands that could use some TLC, Badger balm will be the perfect gift.

The original Badger balm is a rich moisturising balm that smooths and softens hands. It’s ideal for use on chapped, cracked, rough or weathered skin.

This natural product is USDA Certified Organic, with all-natural ingredients such as beeswax and olive oil.

Monarch Abode Hanging Bird Bath

This beautiful, handcrafted birdbath is made from solid, heavy-duty pure copper and is designed to invite nature into your yard.

The hammered copper material offers a beautiful design that will complement any outdoor space.

The Monarch Abode Hanging Bird Bath is lightweight and durable. It’s rust-resistant and comes fully assembled, so you don’t have to worry about putting it together yourself.

This birdbath is a top choice for people looking for an elegant way to bring birds into their yards without spending a lot of money or time on installation.

Hoselink Watering Can

This compact watering can is the perfect size for indoor or balcony plants.

Its 1L capacity, large curved handle, and long narrow spout make it easy to get into even the tightest of spaces and to water your plants without making a mess.

The durable powder-coated stainless steel finish makes it durable and long-lasting.

This watering can makes a great gift for any plant lover!

Bionic Women’s Rose Gloves

Designed specifically for women, these gloves provide extra protection for your hands while gardening.

They’re extra long, to give you the protection you need from thorns, and they’re made from a durable and lightweight material.

The gloves have motion zones over the knuckles for extra protection of your joints, and web zones between the fingers that promote natural movement.

The anatomical relief pads even the surface of the hand to naturally promote a lighter, more secure grip, and supple goatskin leather protects your hands while allowing you to feel the plants and roots in your garden.

The thumb also features extra material for protection when using garden hand tools and pruners.

Hori Hori Garden Knife

This multipurpose tool is ideal for a variety of gardening tasks.

The two working blade edges on this knife are both sharp: one is serrated with a sawing edge and the other is a razor-sharp cutting edge.

The full tang design means this knife won’t bend or break under pressure while you’re working with it.

It also features gradation marks on the blade that allow you to plant properly according to depth.

Fiskars Xact Weed Puller

The Fiskars Xact Weed Puller makes removing weeds and root crops a quick and easy job.

Its claw-like jaws open then close, trapping the roots of a weed between the jaws and pulling it up along with its roots.

This handy garden tool features a practical non-slip handle for a better hold and a foot pedal that allows you to work in an upright position without straining your muscles.

Designed in Finland, the claw is made of stainless steel, and the fibreglass handle is sturdy and easy to clean with water.

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Steve Kropp

Based in Melbourne, Steve's passion is vegetable gardening, and he’s been writing about it for almost 5 years. He also loves all things DIY and is always looking for a new project. When not working on his own garden projects or blogging, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, cooking meals with produce harvested from his garden, and coaching his son’s footy team.

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