Not all gardening happens outdoors. A lot of us love our houseplants as much as our vegetable gardens. Holiday shopping for the indoor gardener can be challenging – indoor gardeners tend to be quite proud of their lovely plants and want to do everything they can to make them healthy and beautiful. You probably know at least one houseplant enthusiast, kitchen herbalist or orchid grower. If you’re shopping for people who garden indoors, peruse our gift guide for some seriously awesome indoor gardening gift ideas that will be welcomed and treasured.
Living Décor Book – Some indoor gardeners don’t care much about knick-knacks and paintings, but prefer to decorate their living space with beautiful, living plants. Looking for gifts for the indoor gardener can be challenging, but this lovely book, Living Décor by Maria Colletti, from Quarto Knows has hundreds of suggestions for using living plants as objets d’art, including moss, succulents and air plants. Ideas for planters, centerpieces and terrariums, as well a range of botanical styling make this well-illustrated book the perfect indoor gift idea.
Grow in the Dark Book – It’s a fact. One of the toughest challenges for houseplant lovers is finding the right quality of light for growing healthy plants. If your favorite houseplant enthusiast is struggling with low lighting conditions, be a holiday hero with Grow in the Dark by Lisa Eldred Steinkopf, a compact guide that’s full of ideas about how to make the best of the light that’s available in an indoor environment. Maybe you know someone who would love to have more houseplants but lives in a light-challenged home or apartment. This is the gift you want to give. Seriously.
Phalaenopsis Monterey Dark Imperial Orchid Mix – Here’s a high-end holiday gift that only those who appreciate orchids would recognize. It’s one of those indoor gardening gifts that’s just special. Hand-blended, fresh orchid medium is made from the highest quality ingredients, is resistant to common pathogens, provides great drainage and is loved by all Phalaenopsis orchids. Don’t know what that means? Ask the orchid grower in your circle of family or friends if this would be a welcome gift. It’s not like you can buy this mix at a big box store. The stuff is so special, even the orchids know it right away. The rePotme Phalaenopsis Monterey Dark Imperial Orchid Mix will get you some big hugs from any houseplant enthusiast who takes pride in the breathtaking nature of an elegant blooming orchid.
Beautiful Flowers by Subscription – Looking for indoor gardening gift ideas that are truly over the top? This one wins. We just can’t imagine anyone who wouldn’t have a holiday meltdown over this. Honestly, who wouldn’t swoon over a delivery of fresh flowers every month, or twice a month, or every single week? Bloomsybox.com will deliver handpicked, hand-tied bouquets to your lucky indoor gardener on the schedule you choose with free shipping. These gorgeous flowers are grown on sustainable farms around the globe. Only in the age of the Internet could this even be possible…maybe in Paris.
Urban Leaf Herb Garden Starter Kit – Nothing is more uplifting this time of year than getting to grow something green, and the Herb Garden Starter Kit, at just $24, not only accomplishes that but allows your budding chef or indoor gardener the opportunity to enjoy fresh herbs even when there’s snow outside. This fabulous gift set includes everything you need to grow your own basil, parsley and cilantro: a timber planter box, top quality domestically sourced seeds, nutrient-dense soil discs, and digital step-by-step guides for those needing help in getting started. What’s better than giving the gift of gardening? Save an extra 15% using the code ‘gardening15’ and you might just want to get one for yourself too.
Centurion Brands Plastic Christmas Tree Stand – Do you have your Christmas tree yet? Help spread the word about this new tree stand from Menards! With the Centurion Brands Plastic Christmas Tree Stand, you won’t be bothered with struggling to straighten the tree. Just hold it in place and step on the pedal. It is designed for one person set up and take down, and the water gauge helps you know when you need to fill, so no more worries about forgetting to irrigate your tree. Fits trees up to 11.5 feet with up to 5.5 inches in diameter.