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Spring is coming, and with it comes some sun, lighter nights and the chance to get out and enjoy our green spaces.
But, after so many months of damp, cold weather - not to mention the multiple storms we’ve experienced lately - our gardens may be in need of a little attention to get them looking their best again.
If you have a green-fingered friend or a family member then a gardening tool could be the perfect present for them, especially if they’ve got a birthday coming up. Or, it could even be an ideal present for Mother’s Day, which is on March 27, and it’s never too early to be prepared for Father’s Day, which is on June 19.
Below we’ve rounded up eight of the best gardening tools and accessories which are sure to delight the gardener in your life.
As always, there’s something to suit every age, taste and budget.
For even more brilliant buys for your home and garden, check out our Recommended section.
Whether it’s a few lovingly-tended house plants you’ve managed to grow from cuttings, or an impressive smallholding with tomatoes, herbs and blooms galore, these pretty tools will help you tend to them with love and care.
The garden trowel and fork set has been ergonomically designed with natural ashwood handles. Finished with hanging loops, they can easily be stored in the garden shed,
They are delieverd in a box ready for gifting too so giving a present has never been so easy.
This charming gift set contains everything your green-fingered friend needs to look after their plants; there’s a garden fork, a gardening trowel and gardening gloves.
Then you can bring the beautiful floral scents of outside in with two tin scented candles which are each called Sweet Pea Sensation.
They both have a fresh scent of violet and rose bouquet with sweet powdery undertones, which makes it perfect for spring and summer.
The gardening tools, meanwhile, all have the same beautiful pink floral pattern.
This is all presented in a premium gift box tied with a luxury ribbon.
This wonderful and comprehensive set is ideal for any gardener.
It contains all the essential gardening tools for the potting shed or greenhouse.
- Large wooden seed tray
- Hank of natural raffia
- Jute 3 ply twine (colour/shape may vary)
- 20 Wooden plant labels
- Gardeners Scrub Natural soap
- Round Pot Tamper
- Pair of gloves (choose from green cotton, blue cotton, pink cotton, cream cotton or leather rosebud at the checkout)
- 20 Seed envelopes
- 8 Mini compostable pots
- A Large wooden dibber
- A Mini wooden dibber
This gardening gift set comes cellophane wrapped with a raffia trim/bow and a gift tag, so it’s wrapped and ready to give. All you have to do is write the gift card.
This blue hydro globe waterer is a simple but effective way to water your plants.
These droplet-shaped waterers are handmade using recycled glass and are as decorative as they are functional.
Thesre’s no need to worry about under or over watering your plants when you use the hydro globe watering system either as you can easily control the amount of water coming out.
This makes it ideal for pot plants and hanging baskets.
Fill the Hydro Globe with water and place in the soil to keep plants watered for up to 2 weeks.
If the garden is their pride and joy, they’ll love this handy Personalised Wooden Box to store all their gardening bits in.
It can be engraved with a name alongside the words ‘Head Gardener’ and an etching of a plant getting watered.
It has six separate sections and closes with a secure metal clasp, so it’s ideal for keeping seeds, gardening gloves, and other tools inside and they can be sure it’s always safe.
A set of gardening gloves is an essential item for any gardener, but these are a particularly beautiful pair by William Morris.
They are lightweight, adjustable gloves printed with the iconic Strawberry Thief print for gardening in style.
There’s also a tube of enriched 100ml white iris and amber hand cream for some post-gardening pampering, because no matter what your hands do feel in need of some TLC after a day of digging around in the dirt.
This kneel mat and tool frame is ideal for all gardeners, but particularly those who may have health problems such as arthritis which cause them to suffer with pain in their knees.
The metal frame will also act as a support structure if they need a hand when getting back up.
The tool bag doesn’t come with any tools, sadly, so you will have to supply your own, but it’s a great way for your green-fingered friend to ensure that the things they need to create a flower bed to be proud of are always close by.
The keen gardener in your life will love this apron.
It’s ideal for keeping all their gardening ties, tools and gloves in one place for easy accessibility while carrying out their jobs, and also helps to keep their clothes clean from earth and dirt too.
There’s over 14 pockets, perfect for storing garden twine, plant labels, string, trowels, shovels and more.
Available in classic brown or a green floral print, just make your choice when you click the link below.