25 Gardening Gifts For Dad On Father’s Day

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You might want to give gardening gifts for dad on Father’s Day. After all, the celebration coincides with the Summer growing season. He’s gonna love them and will be able to use them instantly.

Here’s our comprehensive list of recommended gardening gifts for dad!

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In this article:

  1. Basic Gardening Tools
  2. Cool Garden Gadgets
  3. Landscaping Must-Haves
  4. Intermediate Gardening Must-Haves

Garden Season’s Guide to Gardening Gifts for Dad

Basic Gardening Tools

1. Working Gloves


Make gardening handiworks easier for dad. As basic requirements, go for durable and water-resistant gloves that are best for pruning and digging.

If you want to go the extra mile and promote dexterity and comfort, you can choose ones made with bamboo fibers.

Pine Tree Tools Ultimate Barehand Sensitivity Bamboo Working Gloves

  • BREATHABLE BAMBOO TO KEEP YOUR HANDS COOL
  • FITS LIKE A SECOND SKIN
  • COMFORTABLE AND DURABLE HAND PROTECTION
  • PURE SATISFACTION OR MONEY BACK

2. Personalized Garden Tool Set

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Imagine dad winging a custom engraved tool set in the garden like a pro. You can select from encouraging words to endearing nicknames to put in his tools.

3. Pruning Shears

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Another garden staple is a pair of pruning shears. Upgrade the one dad owns to a top-of-the-line stainless steel shear he’ll surely use for a long time.

4. Hedge Trimmer


Let him keep his hedges neat and trimmed the easy way. Electric trimmers are now offered in various forms and capabilities.
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Greenworks 22-Inch 24V Cordless Hedge Trimmer

22 inches dual action steel blade for optimal performance, aluminium rail cover included for safe storage and transportation.

5. Hori Hori Knife

Also known as soil knife and weeding knife, Japan’s Hori Hori knife is a serrated multi-purpose blade made of hard steel. Your father will love this sharp knife that can easily cut.

6. Gardening Shoes


If your dad’s been complaining about his garden shoes, replace them with a version that offers comfort and stability. For instance, these Muck Boot’s daily garden shoes are a great alternative because they’re waterproof and grippy.
Muck Boot Muckster Ll Men's Rubber Garden Shoes

  • Stretch-fit Comfort Topline is curved to improve range of motion, and snugs calf to seal in warmth while keeping cold and debris out
  • Breathable Airmesh lining wicks away humidity and perspiration, and allows air to travel throughout the boot; comfort rated from subfreezing to 65 °F/18 °C
  • High-traction rubber outsole delivers sure footing in mud, slush or rain

7. Sprinkler


A new trend in sprinklers I’ve seen recently is the traveling sprinkler. Best for lawns and small farms, this garden watering system offers convenience and mobility.
Orbit 58322 Traveling Sprinkler

  • SELF-PROPELLED SPRINKLER
  • LARGE-AREA COVERAGE
  • THREE POSITION SPEED CONTROL
  • AUTOMATIC SHUT OFF

8. Expandable Hose

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Since its first introduction, the expandable hose has developed into a long-lasting, durable version over the years. It will be something your dad can use on different applications.

9. Drip Irrigation Kit

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Let dad save water with drip irrigation techniques. There are complete kits available in the market your father will surely adore.

10. Garden Kneeler


Since our dads are not getting any younger, garden knee pads are helpful in easing pain from prolonged kneeling. This one from Ohuhu doubles as a garden seat.
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Ohuhu Garden Kneeler and Seat with 2 Bonus Tool Pouches

  • KNEELING PAD & GARDEN CHAIR
  • STURDY AND LIGHTWEIGHT
  • TWO COMPLEMENTARY GARDENING TOOL POUCHES

Cool Garden Gadgets

11. Hose Timer

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For the tech-inclined gardener dads, hose timers will let them control the watering schedule, and thus save time. Newer versions now allow control using mobile phone apps.

Orbit 21004 B-hyve Smart Hose Faucet Timer with Wi-Fi Hub

  • COMPLETE CONTROL
  • SMART WATERING
  • KNOW THE FLOW
  • COMPATIBLE WITH ALEXA

12. Soil Test Kit


It’s important for any serious gardeners to be able to identify the soil’s pH level as well as nutrient content (especially Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium). If your dad doesn’t have access to testing centers, a personal soil test kit will do him great.
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Luster Leaf 1605 Digital Soil Test Kit for pH, N, P and K, 1

  • Reads test colors utilizing advanced LED digital technology
  • Includes pH preferences for over 450 plants and how to adjust soil pH
  • Performs 25 tests: 10 for pH and 5 each for Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potash

13. Rain Gauge

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Another great way to save on water is to know how to manage the irrigation system. With a rain gauge in hand, your dad will have an easy access to information on soil moisture and when to water.

14. Soil Moisture Meter

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When rain is unabundant in your area, your dad can use a soil moisture meter instead to gauge the water needs of his plants.

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15. Time-Lapse Camera


It’s amazing to observe how plants grow in the garden. I’m sure your dad will be elated if he receives a time-lapse camera as one of his gardening gifts.
BRINNO HDR TIME Lapse Video Camera and Weather Resistant HOUSING Bundle

  • WEATHERPROOF CASE
  • SET IT & FORGET IT
  • TIME LAPSE CAMERA

Landscaping Must-Haves

16. Garden Fire Pit

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If your father loves hosting garden camping and barbecues, this gift is gonna be perfect. There are modern fire pits that uses gas instead of wood.

17. Garden Fountain

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Add a unique flair and style to your dad’s garden with a water fountain. You can choose from the small table fountain, to the bigger wall and ground fountains depending on the size of your dad’s garden.

18. LED Garden Lights

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Here’s another supplement that would make your dad’s garden spring to life especially at night. Make it convenient and economical by using solar power.

MAGGIFT 8 Pcs Solar Powered LED Garden Lights, Automatic Led

  • Powered by free solar energy and no electricity required.
  • Weather-resistant
  • Easy to install, NO WIRES.

Intermediate Gardening Must-Haves

19. Grow Lights

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Another set of Father’s Day gifts you can present to your dad are grow lights for indoor gardening. They’ll help maintain consistent lighting for his plants.

20. Worm Composter


Introduce your dad to vermicomposting by gifting him with his own worm compost bin. Through this, he’ll have a good supply of nutrients to provide his growing garden.

21. Tower Garden


Another gardening invention for hydroponic installations is the Tower Garden®. This patented gardening system is recommended for small space and urban gardens.

22. Heirloom Seeds

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Nothing would make gardeners happier than growing plants from heirloom seeds. The thought of producing fruits from a long legacy of the same plant is something that makes a gardener proud.

23. Gardening Books


IF your dad is getting extra serious about his gardening, you might want to give him “Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture” by Toby Hemenway. It includes an illustrated map guide for companion planting.
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Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, 2nd Edition

This extensively revised and expanded second edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers.

24. Gardening Store Gift Card

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You’re at the end of this list and haven’t decided yet on the perfect gardening gifts for dad on Father’s Day? How about letting him choose to his heart’s content.

Bonus: Beer Hops


This one is for the gardener dad who loves beer! After 120 days from planting, he can start brewing his own concoction.

Watch this video from Eric Cappa about a battery-powered lawn mower:

Father’s Day is coming up and we all want to make him feel our appreciation on the special day. With the ideas above, I hope your green thumb dad will be happy that his children remember him through his love of gardening and the outdoors.

What gardening gifts for dad did you choose to give him on Father’s Day? Let us know in the comments section below.

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