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37 Gifts for Plant Lovers That You’ll Want to Keep for Yourself

The problem with looking through a great list like this is that the gifts are so awesome that you’re bound to want to keep them for yourself. It doesn’t matter if they’re an indoor or outdoor gardener, there are more than enough brilliant gifts for plant lovers here, from cute decorations to self-watering systems, and a myriad of sunflowers to blooms that are great sprinkled on a salad – just make sure you buy two so you can keep one back for you!

Self-Watering Pepper Planter

Self-Watering Pepper Planter

This clever kit might look modern, but it uses ‘technology’ which dates back over 4000 years. With just one watering per week needed, the Olla pot will deliver the right amount of moisture to the roots in order to produce perfect chili peppers, which will be grown from seed.

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Perfectly Watered Plant Pot

Perfectly Watered Plant Pot

Even someone who is notorious for killing plants will have a thriving indoor garden with these Perfectly Watered Plant Pots. Made from hand-blown glass, these planters allow the roots to drink as much water as they need, without the possibility of overdoing it, so growing becomes totally fool proof.

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Don't Forget to Water the Plants

Don't Forget to Water the Plants

A fun gift for anyone who loves gardening, this 18” x 14” print will provide a handy reminder as to which plants need watering and when, as well as some invaluable hints and tips. Alive with cute drawings in pretty muted colors, it can be delivered framed or unframed.

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Moon Terrarium

Moon Terrarium

Give someone the perfect conditions to keep their cacti thriving with the awesome Moon Terrarium. Made to sit on a windowsill, it traps the heat inside to recreate the hot, dry conditions found in the desert, and it features the coolest oil slick design for added decorative value.

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Plant Sitter Watering Stakes

Plant Sitter Watering Stakes

Help a wine-loving friend to make use of their empty bottles with these terracotta plant stakes. All they need to do is fill the bottle with water, stand it upside down in the stake, and allow the plants to take the right amount of water, as and when they need it.

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Chinese Fan Palm Plant

Chinese Fan Palm Plant

Pet-friendly and with the ability to remove toxins from the air, this Chinese Fan Palm will add texture and interest to any spare corner of the house. Resembling paper fans, the leaves are large and impressive, and yet it requires very little in the way of attention.

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Apple Tree To Be Kit

Apple Tree To Be Kit

A beautiful gift idea for someone very special, this Apple Tree To-Be Kit will make them think of you every time they take a bite from its juicy fruit. With everything needed to produce their own tree, this gift will grow and grow, eventually producing crisp, sweet Ralls Janet heirloom apples.

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Bedside Smartphone Vase

Bedside Smartphone Vase

It’s not the best habit to have, but most of us keep our phones at the side of the bed. The least you can do is make it attractive for someone you know who does this, with a smartphone stand which doubles as a vase for some pretty fresh flowers.

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Dracaena Warneckii Indoor Plant

Dracaena Warneckii Indoor Plant

Is there a dark, empty corner in their home that desperately needs filling? If so, this is the house plant for them. Standing at between 44” and 54” tall, this plant likes the quiet life and doesn’t like attention, so even the most forgetful of owners will still keep it alive.

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Smart Garden Grow Kit

Smart Garden Grow Kit

This Smart Garden Grow Kit is literally the easiest way to grow herbs and fruits ever. The unit comes with pre-seeded capsules in basil, strawberry, tomato, or parsley which are inserted, and then all that’s needed is a quick water once a month, and electricity to let it do its thing.

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Sunflower Garden Grow Kit

Sunflower Garden Grow Kit

Sunflowers are the most cheery flowers ever, and add instant sunshine to even the darkest days. This kit will delight growers as it contains seeds for six different varieties of sunflowers, including the Dwarf Sungold and Velvet Queen, along with everything else needed, including the recycled egg carton planter.

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Arch Plant Propagation Kit

Arch Plant Propagation Kit

For a contemporary twist to growing plants, this arch propagation kit will make a welcome choice. Available in three colors, the concrete terrazzo arch stand holds a glass tube, which can be used to nurture new plants, helped along by the rooting hormone included.

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Plant Eater Brontosaurus Sculpture

Plant Eater Brontosaurus Sculpture

Add some prehistoric humor to the back yard with one of these impressive Brontosauruses. Crafted from 16 gauge crs steel, these age-accelerated mother and baby dinosaurs can be placed next to foliage, looking for all the world like they’re stretching their necks to reach the juiciest leaves.

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Indoor Desert Grow Kit

Indoor Desert Grow Kit

Cacti are pretty effortless to grow, which makes them ideal for those without the time or the green-tinted fingers to nurture them. These kits make it even easier, though, because the terracotta planters self-water the aloe, cactus, or bonsai plants and allow the plants to grow without any soil.

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Brass Succulent Mister

Brass Succulent Mister

Give someone the means to water their succulents the expert way with this sweet plant mister. Made from brass, this little can will deliver an even, light mist of moisture to ensure plants receive the perfect drink, and over time will develop a pleasing patina.

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Salsa Grow Kit

Salsa Grow Kit

Salsa is a wonderful condiment, but when it’s made with fresh ingredients, it’s sublime. When those fresh ingredients have been grown at home, though, it really can’t be beaten. This kit contains everything needed to grow tomatoes, cilantro, jalapenos, and three other essential ingredients for the perfect home-grown salsa.

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Monstera Indoor Plant

Monstera Indoor Plant

Monstera by name and monster by nature, this indoor plant has huge green leaves which develop natural ‘Swiss cheese’ holes as it grows. Ideal for filling a large, empty spot, this plant requires lots of room but very little care, so is an excellent choice for the non-green-fingered friend.

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Money Tree

Money Tree

Whether they’re into Feng Shui or just love tropical-looking greenery, the money tree will make a great gift for plant lovers. The unusual braided stem adds interest and texture, while the vibrant leaves add a summery vibe to any indoor space, and who knows…it may bring them good fortune, too.

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Plant Hanging Animals

Plant Hanging Animals

Add some fun to their foliage with these cute creatures. Made from brass plated stainless steel, they come in either Jungle Creatures or Aussie Friends varieties, and their paws can be easily bent to make them grip on to any stem or branch for a little animal magic.

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Living Composter

Living Composter

In-house composters might be worthwhile but they don’t exactly look pleasing to the eye. This one is different. This biomorphic worm house features a wonderfully curvy, clean, and contemporary design which will turn all those food scraps into rich, fertile compost for the plants. Worms not included.

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Porcelain Dinosaur Planters

Porcelain Dinosaur Planters

Anyone who likes dinosaurs will adore these dino-designed planters, which are just the right size for holding succulents. Made from porcelain, there’s a choice of three different creatures – the Plantasaurus, Tricerapot, and the Aplantasaurus – which each hold a plant on their back, keeping it safe from any predators.

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Vase Bookends

Vase Bookends

Made from mouth-blown glass and with very sturdy bottoms, this pair of vases are designed to grace any bookshelf. Fill them with fresh flowers (or faux if you prefer) and use them at either end of a stack of books to bring a beautiful look to any collection.

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Hedgehog Aloe Indoor Plant

Hedgehog Aloe Indoor Plant

Every home should have an Aloe plant sitting on their windowsill, as they’re brilliant for soothing burns and skin irritations. This Hedgehog Aloe is small and spiky, and when placed outside in the summer months might even attract hummingbirds who adore the sweet nectar contained in the coral-colored blooms it produces.

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Self-Watering Lavender Grow Kit

Self-Watering Lavender Grow Kit

Lavender is such a wonderful flower; not only does it attract bees and butterflies to the garden, but it also helps with relaxation and sleep, too. Get started with this fabulous self-watering grow kit, which includes a pot, seeds, plant food, and a soilless growing medium.

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Llama Planter

Llama Planter

Every home should have a llama, but it’s probably not practical to own a real one. This pretty white planter is textured to resemble a llama’s hairy coat, and has just enough space in its back to hold a succulent, Calla Lily, or other small plant.

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Unwind Lavender Gift Set

Unwind Lavender Gift Set

Lavender is well-known for its soothing properties, and this gift set makes a thoughtful choice for anyone who needs to de-stress in a natural way. The set comes with seeds to grow their own crop in the plant pot provided, and a number of sleep-aids to help them while they wait.

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Bottle Stopper Garden Kit

Bottle Stopper Garden Kit

Make use of empty wine bottles with this clever Bottle Stopper Garden Kit. The special stopper holds the seeds of your choice, and within a few days to a few weeks, you will notice roots reaching down into the water and leaves appearing as the basil, dill, or lemon basil grow.

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Dracaena Marginata Open Weave

Dracaena Marginata Open Weave

The ideal plant for those who aren’t exactly green-fingered, the Dracaena Marginata Open Weave is as fun to look at as it is easy to maintain. With its spiky foliage sitting on top of a long, woven trunk, it can reach an impressive 56” while also cleaning the air.

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Growlight Frame Shelf

Growlight Frame Shelf

Combining art with nature, this ingenious frame houses real, living plants instead of painted ones. Beautiful to look at, it comes with a concealed light inside which features a timer to deliver the optimum amount of low to full light in accordance with the seasons.

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Garden Knife Gift Trio

Garden Knife Gift Trio

This sweet gardening tool kit will make a delightful yet handy gift for anyone who loves to grow. With three folding implements designed for sawing, weeding, picking, and pruning, these colorful tools can be stowed safely away when they’re not in use.

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Philodendron Heartleaf Houseplant

Philodendron Heartleaf Houseplant

Low maintenance and the perfect choice for fledgling indoor gardeners, this beautiful vine plant needs little looking after to thrive. With adorable heart-shaped leaves, this vibrant trailing plant will look stunning placed on a shelf so it can grow its way downwards.

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Dawn Redwood Bonsai Forest

Dawn Redwood Bonsai Forest

Why give someone one plant when you can give them an entire forest? This kit contains all they will need to grow and cultivate a mini forest of Dawn Redwood trees from seed all the way through to fully grown – they even change color with the passing seasons.

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Bird of Paradise Plant

Bird of Paradise Plant

The Bird of Paradise is as beautiful as its name suggests. Adding an exotic feel to any room, this tall plant stands at between 43” and 53”, and features large, banana-shaped leaves which look absolutely stunning. Native to South Africa, it’s easy to grow and requires little maintenance to flourish.

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Felt Succulents Kit

Felt Succulents Kit

Crafting is such a relaxing hobby, and when it results in something as beautiful as this one does, it makes it all the more enjoyable. With enough felt, cardboard, and other pieces needed, this set will let any crafter produce 18 stunning and colorful felt succulents to dot around the home.

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Avocado Tree Sprouter

Avocado Tree Sprouter

Arguably one of the healthiest fruits you can eat, the avocado is full of good fats. Set the wheels in motion for a home-grown supply of these knobbly green pears with a couple of tree sprouters, which allow the stone to take root, ready to be planted again.

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Wild at Home Book

Wild at Home Book

Do you know someone who would covet an indoor jungle? If so, this book will show them exactly how to do it. Packed with information, this book will teach them all about the care and placement of plants, and how to mix them together to obtain the very best results.

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Balance & Tranquility Grow Kit

Balance & Tranquility Grow Kit

Growing plants is, in itself, a relaxing hobby, but this kit dials up the relaxation tenfold. With six different seeds, all known for their ability to enhance our well-being, this recycled egg carton will be home to the seeds until they’re ready to be transplanted into the garden.

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