Does your Mom love gardening? Gardening is an excellent hobby for older people as it stimulates them to be active. According to experts, gardening exposes them to a healthy dose of Vitamin D and aerobic exercise that benefits bones and the immune system.
It also has mood-boosting benefits and has been known to reduce the risks of dementia. Tending to her thriving blooms or veggies can also combat loneliness. To fully show your appreciation, a gardening tool set for Mom will definitely make a well-thought present.
With the number of tools set available nowadays, choosing the best one can be a tad overwhelming. Fret not, we have round-up of the top picks to give you a head-start.
1. Burpee Durable Long Lasting Garden Tool Set (NEW*)
Burpee Durable Long Lasting Garden Tool Set - Check on Amazon
Rust is one of the biggest risks when gardening. Aside from tetanus, rusted gardening tools can be harder to use as they won’t offer the same efficiency when first used.
This Burpee complete garden tool set is a perfect gift item. Made of high quality durable stainless steel material that guarantees zero rusting. The tool set includes – trowel, large soil scoop, weeder, 5 tine rake/cultivator, transplanter, bulb planter, and a dibbler.
Each tool also boasts of a beautiful lightweight oak handle and a leather wrist strap to make storing & gardening easier while fending off overexertion leading to arthritic pains. Best of all the set comes with a 5 to 10 years warranty.
|1 x Trowel||Stainless Steel||– Can transplant small plants|
– Measuring marks
|1 x Soil Scoop||Stainless Steel||Pick up large scoops of soil / fertilizer||15 inch|
|1 x Weeder||Stainless Steel||Weeding made easy||12 inch|
|1 x Rake / Cultivator||Stainless Steel||– Pointy ends|
– Easy to loosen soil
– Easy to move dead leaves or gravel
|1 x Transplanter||Stainless Steel||– Transplant small plants|
– Measuring marks
|1 x Bulb Planter||Stainless Steel||Makes planting flower bulbs easy||9 inch|
|1 x Dibbler||Stainless Steel||Easy to make holes for seeds & flower bulbs||11. 5 inch|
2. 8-Piece Gardening Tool Set by Sleek Garden (POPULAR*)Sleek Garden 8-Piece Gardening Tool Set - Check on Amazon
The Sleek Garden 8-Piece Gardening Tool Set makes a garden pro out of your beloved Mom. Made of rust-resistant aluminum, each tool is designed with revolutionary EZ-Cut pruner technology allowing for gardening ease and efficiency without sacrificing safety.
These tools are also complemented with an ergonomic non-slip grip made from soft yet durable rubber. With the addition of a kneeling pad made with high-density foam, Mom will finally be freed from the harshness of small stones and gravel groveling at her creaking knees. Truly, a gardening tool set for Mom that evokes thoughtfulness and warmth!
|1 x Rake||– Used for smoothing soil & breaking up lumps of dirt|
|1 x Cultivator||– For loosening and aerating soil before planting.|
– For missing soil & fertilizer
|1 x Transplanter||– Transplant small plants e.g. flower, any small plant to larger pots|
|1 x Trowel||– For digging and turning up soil|
– Includes measurement indicators to gauge planting depths
|1 x Knee Pad||– High density foam, comfortable & durable|
– Wonderful for anyone with knee pain, my mom would love this!
|1 x EZ Cut Pruners||– Rubber grip to reduce fatigue|
– Hardened Steel blade, very sharp
– Designed for heavy use
– Safty lock
|1 x Bamboo Glove||– Durable grips|
– Touch screen sensitivity, you can use your Mobile with this glove on!
– Bamboo rayon knit, breathable & comfortable
– Lightweight and strong
|1 x Bag||– Sleek design, easy to carry all your tools|
3. Folding Garden Kneeler with Bench Stool and Kneeling Pad for GardeningFolding Garden Kneeler with Bench Stool and Kneeling Pad for Gardening - Check on Amazon
If you want to gift your mom a practical gardening gift, this item is perfect! It will make her garden work much easier and comfortable with this combination of stool & kneeler.
- Thick foam knee pad – protects you from kee and back pain
- Can be used as Kneeler & Sitting stool with 330 lb capacity (2 in 1, raise height to convert kneeler to stool)
- Lightweight, only about 6.5lbs
- Multiple tool pockets, 4 deep, 3 mesh and 4 regular pouches
- Easily foldable
- Sturdy metal frame
She can stop worrying about her knee or back pain as the kneeling stool bench comes with a cushioned pad to protect her legs. It also provides lower back support to prevent any unwanted muscular injuries. It makes all the planting, weeding, and pruning more doable by a senior citizen. It is lightweight and comes with attachable pockets for small garden tools.
4. Vintage Wood Planter Box with Engraved NamePersonalized Vintage Style Wood Planter Box - Check on Amazon
- 3 wood options – Pine, Solid walnut, & Solid Mahogany
- Engrave any name or text (25 char max)
- Outside: 12″ long, 5″ tall, and 5″ wide, Inside: 10.5″ long, 3.5″ wide, 4.5″ tall
- No plants included
- You can bundle it with a bunch of succulents or flowers to make a wonderful gift for your mom.
If you’re looking for a personalized gardening gift for mom, this is perfect for moms who like to keep succulents or flowers on porch or indoors. The planter is handcrafted from wood for which you have three 3 options to choose from: Walnut, Mahogany, or Pine painted timeless rustic style. The engraved wooden name plaque can be personalized to write “Mom”, “Mum”, “Mother” or any name you want.
5. Face Flower PlanterFace Flower Planter - Check on Amazon
- A white ceramic pot
- No Drain Hole at the bottom
- Plants not included
- Can be used for flowers, succulents, kitchen tools, anything you like
These planters feature cute feminine faces! Once flowers or succulent plants are placed inside, it looks like the woman’s hair. Your mom will have fun trying to choose the right plant to make “ hair”. Actually, it lends to versatility, by changing the “hair” every few months.
6. Waterproof Garden ShoesWaterproof Garden Shoe - Check on Amazon
- Waterproof shoes
- Available in 6-11 US sizes
- Choose from wide range of cool designs and colors
- Comfortable insole, lug tread for superior traction
- Outer material can be easily cleaned with water from a hose
- Perfect for Mom’s gardening chores
These are perfect garden shoes for early morning dew or if it has been raining and little too wet outside to mess up her better shoes. The insoles are removable and your Mum can use her own insoles which is an added bonus. Whether she is working on the flower bed or back yard these garden shoes are easy to wear on and off and easy to clean.
7. Butterfly Garden Seeds
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- Package contains 30,000+ tiny flower seeds
- Plant on surface of the black dirt
- Use black dirt for best results
If your mother enjoys natures as much as she enjoys gardening and wants to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to her garden, this may be the perfect gift for her.
It includes 23 types of individual species (like Zinnia ‘Carousel’, Nasturtium, Coneflower ‘Pale Purple’, Cosmos ‘Sensations’, Lupine ‘Russell Mix’, and Corn Poppy ‘Shirley Mix’), 70% of which are annuals. The remaining varieties are perennials and biennials.
These grow into tall plants varying from 8 to 60 inches before flowering. Following the included planting instructions, your Mom can easily have a garden space dedicated to the beautiful colored flower attracting the butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.
8. Culinary Indoor Herb Garden Starter kit
Culinary Indoor Herb Garden Starter kit - Check on Amazon
- 4 x seeds packets, 4 x bulrap pots, 4 x bamboo markers, 4 x soil discs, 1 x Shears & instructions booklet
- Organic Parsley, Thyme, Basil, and Cilantro
- Pot dimension is 3″ x 3″
- No drainage hole, water gently, every 3-5 day
- 6 hours sunlight is enough for the herbs
- About 15 seeds in each packet
This herb garden starter kit that has everything that’s needed to grow herbs indoors or even outdoors. It comes with four types of culinary herb seeds – cilantro, thyme, parsley, and basil which can be started in the waterproof burlap grow bags provided using the potting soil disks.
Your Mom can plant them in the garden or in the wood grow box that comes along with the kit. Bamboo markers are also provided to keep track of the herbs.
9. Gloves For Mom by Olson Deepak
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- Made for Women
- Made of high quality Yak leather, comfortable to wear
- Protects your hand from thorns, pointy branches and other sharp objects
- Flexible enough to carry out your gardening chores easily
- Lovely design
- Adjustable wrist straps
- For long term outdoor use
Made up of natural yak leather they are thick enough to prevent stabbing from rose thorns, but supple enough so that you can move your fingers easily. Being perfect for pruning rose, holly or pulling weeds, they can save you from the irritations which some people experience while gardening, because of allergies. Perfect gift for Mother’s Day or Mom’s Birthday!
10. Miniature Garden Toolset for Succulent & Fairy Garden
- Note that these are mini size tools, not full-size tools
- 13 individual tools
- 1 shovel (8.7″), 1 spade (8.7″), 1 rake (6.5″), 1 brush (4.7″), watering can (250ml)
- 2 Transplanting tool, 1 air dust blower, 1 shovel, 1 scissors
- 2 tweezers, 1 pail shovel
- Includes a guide on how to use the tools to care for succulents (Bonus)
- Made of plastic, wood, iron, rubber & stainless steel
- Great for succulents, terrariums, fairy gardens & any small planters
If your Mom is into succulents or mini indoor gardens then this is the perfect set for her. All the 13 tools that comes bundled together are of practical use.
The scissors are quite sharp with a very short blade. There are tweezers or pinchers for picking off tiny leaves, a small scoop and a smaller scoop for placing soil or rock. It also comes with a blower and piped watering tool, a brush to clean small plant leaves.
It includes a couple of plastic tools perfect for picking up things that might hurt you like cactus or miniature rose bushes. The size of spade, shovel and rake are just right for potted plants. That the set comes with a reusable zipper bag which is a bonus & helps to keep all the mini garden tools together!
11. Cut Flower Garden BookCut Flower Garden Book - Check on Amazon
This Cut Flower Garden book is by florist-farmer Erin Benzakein overflowing with beautiful, stunning photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season.
It provides guide & tips for growing flowers in a variety of climates and step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands. The book also teaches how to grow flowers to make beautiful bouquets for home and friends. It’s available in both Hardcover and in Kindle format.
12. Small Garden Hod
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- Can be used for carrying fruits, vegetables, weeds, towel holder, picnic basket, anything you want!
- Small but big enough
- Rust proof wire
- Can wash vegetables outdoor before bringing inside
- Lightweight, easy to carry, weighs about 2 pounds
- Foldable handle
- No sharp pointy wires
- A cool gift for gardener mom
This can be a great addition to your mother’s gardening tools. Deep enough to hold quite a few vegetables. She will be able to rinse her harvested vegetables outside and bring them in the house in this beautiful garden hod.
13. Gardening Tote BagGardening Tote Bag - Check on Amazon
- Oxford cloth material, easy to clean
- 8 outer pockets for your garden tools, pockets are 7″ deep
- Size – 13.5 x 6.7 x 12.5 inches , very spacious
- No rigid bottom, if you use a piece of cardboard if you need
- 12 months warranty
Help your Mom to get ready for the gardening season with this handy gardener’s tote that’s perfect to grab and go for a quick weeding session or a full day in the garden. Works wonderfully well for keeping all small and medium-sized gardening tools and accessories in one place.
It has snaps at both ends and middle to keep everything from falling out. It will save your Mom’s trips back and fro in the garden as she will be able to carry all the handy tools in one place.
14. Wooden Seed Packets OrganizerWooden Seed Packets Organizer - Check on Amazon
- Beautifully designed pine box
- 11.75 lenth x 5.1 width x 6.5 height
- 23 vintage divider cards
- 3 compartments in the box, helps keep seed type separated. (vegetables, flowers, fruits)
- Can be used to store seed packets upto 5.8 inches tall
- No seeds included
If your Mom is an avid gardener and has packets of seeds scattered all around her kitchen, this beautiful wooden seed organizer box would be an ideal gift for her. It comes 3 separate sections along with 23 seed divider cards keep packets separated.
The pine box & the cards have a calming vintage look, which give out a very earthy, natural vibe any gardener mom would love.
15. Textured Cement PlantersTextured Cement Planters (Set of 2) - Check on Amazon
- 2 Cement Pots, Wooden texture
- Each pot has a water draining hole at the bottom
- Comes with a 2 excess water holder saucers (5.5″)
- 5.5″ width x 5.25″ height x 5.5 Depth
- Pots are porous
- Greyish Brown in color
- No plants included
These heavy high-quality cement planters have a brown finish with wood-grain texture. Each pot comes with a draining hole in the bottom and a saucer to collect the water. Looks like old wood and are perfect for displaying potted plants & succulents.
16. Elevated Garden BedElevated Garden Bed - Check on Amazon
- Made of Cypress wood, Strong & Long lasting
- 24″ Wide x 48″ Long x 36″ Tall
- 10″ Deep, 1″ Thick wood (good for tomatoes)
- Holds up to 5.5 cubic feet of soil
- Fully Rot Resistant
- Fast assembly, no tools needed, wrench included
The perfect fit for a small space, patios, decks and any place where your mother might want to plant. With a raised bed there is no more bending down and digging into hard soil.
Made up of North American cypress, this elevated garden bed is high enough to keep back strain to a minimum. Your mother can easily grow anything she loves with minimum effort.
17. Hydroponic Desktop Glass Planter
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- 2 bulb vase with retro style stand
- Stand size – 5.5″ H x 7.9″ W x 4″ D
- Bulb vase size – 4.1″ H x 2.6″ W
- Stand is made of nature wood
- 1 screwdriver, 2 screws, 1 wooden stand, 2 glass bulb vases
- 5 minutes easy setup
- No plants included
A perfect and unique gift for mother as it looks handmade and so different looking from other planters. It’s wonderful to watch the plant leaves grow and the roots growing at the same time!
Fern or other water plants is a good option for putting in this piece. You can place it as the dining table centerpiece or on kitchen table or even on a coffee table. It is unique and special :)
18. Hand-Painted Bird House
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- Comes assembled
- Made of polyresin, looks like wood
- Size – 7″W x 6″H, hangs 18″
- Clean-out plug at the bottom, 1.75 inch wide
- Can define stand up to heavy rain & freezing winter
This cute little birdhouse will accentuate your Mom’s garden. It’s uniquely crafted and includes jute cord for hanging it securely. Hanging it a bit high is recommended if you want birds to get interested to nest in it. Or you can purely use this as a decorative piece.
Beautifully designed, it has a curved roof. It is made of resin but looks like wood. Has a plug at the bottom to clean out when necessary. This will be a great addition to your mom’s backyard garden.
19. Aventik Mosquito JacketBugsAway Jacket With Hoodie - Check on Amazon
- Super fine mesh offers effective protection from mosquito, bees, and other insects like ants, ticks, flies, midges, damselfly, fleas & others
- Provides UV protection
- Made of Polyester mesh yarn, far better than traditional mosquito nets
- Very light & well ventilated
- Protects upper body
- Can carry in your pocket
- Hand washing recommended
- Hoodie for face protection
- One size fit all
This super lightweight mosquito jacket acts as an insect shield and will provide your mom with invisible, odorless protection. It’s a better option than applying nasty bug repellent every time she goes outside.
It weighs almost nothing and could quite literally fit in a pocket. As it is made up of mesh, there is very little solid material. So it can be worn in the heat comfortably. Customers have reported this jacket being very effective against insects.
20. Countertop Kitchen Compost Bin
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- Made from food grade Stainless Steel
- Beautiful design
- Air tight and well sealed
- Small countertop size (not a full size bin)
- Size – 11.5 inches tall & 7 inches in diameter
- Holds 1.3 gallons of waste
- Charcoal filter in lid to absorb bad odor
- 1 installed and 1 extra charcoal filter included
- The installed filter can last up to a year, washable & reusable
- Extra filters are available on amazon. Any 6.5″ circular coupled with a 4.75″ square filter will work
- Bin can be washed with soapy water, wipe lid with damp cloth
- No air holes in lid, no insects can get in!
- Do not use any garbage bag inside
- Comes with a pair of Gloves (bonus)
The perfect addition to your Mom’s garden tools especially if she is into home composting. No need to run with kitchen scraps out to the compost bin or collect them throughout the day in a bowl, ending up with icky smells, fruit flies, or both!
This countertop compost bin provides an odor-free and insect free solution to collect Kitchen Food Scraps and waste destined for the composting. Also, it does not have any unnecessary air holes in the lid, which means no insects problem.
The firm sealing lid with dual Charcoal Filters manages whatever little odor that builds up during the few days before it is emptied.
21. Waterproof Garden Gloves With ClawsWaterproof Garden Gloves With Claws - Check on Amazon
- 2 pairs of Gloves
- Made of rubber latex material
- Nylon knitting on back of hand
- ABS plastic claws in each glove
- Waterproof & puncture resistant
This is for Mom who likes to use her hands for pulling weeds especially. It makes digging easy! She will be able to dig into a specific spot to find roots of weed easily. The gloves are nice and thick with gripping power so her hands will stay protected while pulling weeds or using tools.
It’s great at getting all the dandelion out of the soil and also for stirring in compost or fertilizer. The plastic claws make it easy to dig through soil. It comes handy for transplanting, making a row for seeds & for cleaning up as it can grab piles of leaves or stacks of sticks easily.
22. UKOKE 12 Piece Aluminum Hand Tool Set
UKOKE 12 Piece Aluminum Hand Tool Set - Check on Amazon
- Pruning Shears are made of SK-5 Steel, durable
- Other tools are made of cast Aluminum alloy, the Trowel, Weeder, Rake, Spade & Cultivator
- Rust resistant
- Soft grip handle with hanging hole
- Waterproof Gardening apron, has multiple pockets for keeping tools
- Waterproof kneeling pad for resting your Knees when doing ground-level work
- Do not use on hard compact soil
- 1 year new repalcement warranty
This 12 Piece Aluminum Hand Tool set comes with all the tools your will Mom to take care of her garden. The waterproof apron is perfect for working around soil and water as it can be easily washed off. The pockets will hold all the necessary tools so your mom needs to care for her garden.
It can be tough to work on outdoor gardens bending and kneeling down often to look after the flowers & vegetables. The kneeling pad that comes with the tool set will help your mom rest her knees comfortably while she works on the garden bed. Plus the gloves make the tools soft on her hands so she can carry out her garden chores with joy. All in all, this is definitely a cool and complete gardening tool set for mom.
|1 x SK-5 Pruning Shears||9″ x 3″||7.58 oz||SK-5 carbon steel||Trimming branches & cutting weeds|
|1 x Stainless Snip||8″ x 2″||4 oz||Stainless||Precisely trimming and shaping of flowers and small plants|
|1 x Waterproof Garden Apron||49″ x 52”||–||Waterproof 600d polyester with PVC coating||Care: Hand wash & air dry|
|1 x Garden Genie Gloves||–||–||Waterproof and Durable||Planting, Weeding and other gardening tasks|
|1 x garden kneeling pad||13″ x 7.2″||–||Waterproof and Durable||Comfortable support for your knees to rest on while gardening|
|1 x Trowel||12″ x 2.5″||6.24 oz||Aluminum||Digging, Turning up soil, Measurement marks for depth|
|1 x Cultivator||11.7″ * 2.8″||6.98 oz||Aluminum||Loosening & aerating soil before planting/td>|
|1 x Hand Rake||12″ x 3″||8.11 oz||Aluminum||Smoothing soil; breaking up dirt blocks|
|1 x Weeder||13.5″ x 1.5″||6.77 oz||Aluminum||Loosening & digging up weeds from soil|
|1 x Transplanter||13″ x 3″||6.31 oz||Aluminum||Transplant small plants & flower|
|1 x Spray Bottle||–||25 oz||Plastic||Misting plant leaves and flowers|
|Tote Bag||23.6″ x 11.8″||–||Polyester with PVC protective coating||Care: Handwash and air dry|
The Best Gift for Gardener Mom
Give more than just a present wrap in a box. With any of these gardening tools for Mom, you can impart a sense of thoughtfulness even when you are not always around.
Do take some time off your busy schedule every now and then, to set up camp in the garden. Raise a shrub, a vegetable patch or a flowery bloom so your Mom can be reminded of your presence and support as it grows. As always, it’s not really the gift that counts but the thought that comes with it :)