Here are some amazingly Creative DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Gardeners you can easily try to up your gifting game this holiday season!
1. Little Farmer Basket
Take a wooden wine box, and paint it with the color of your choice. Then, fill it with herbs, flowering plants, and gardening essentials like trowels and spade. You can also include some little treats inside to make one of the best creative DIY Christmas gifts for gardeners! Read this article for details.
2. DIY Basket Made from Garden Hose
Here’s a unique way to transform your garden hose into a useful basket, with the help of zip ties. You can then put your gardening tools or other small outdoor equipment inside, using it as a mini gardening kit.
3. Painted Rocks as a Memo
Collect some uniformly-sized rocks from the garden and sketch shapes of different vegetables on them by layering paint colors; give them an outline, putting a name with a black sharpie. Finally, apply a coating of mod podge to seal the paint on the rocks. Read here for more information.
4. Garden Supplies Basket
For implementing this DIY, take a wide metal basket, fill it up with potting soil. Now put plants like primrose, gerbera daisy, and herbs like sweet basil and rosemary in the basket. Also, tuck some gardening necessities like gloves, trowels to complete the look!
5. DIY Herb Planter Box
With the help of supplies like a wooden box with drainage at the base, coconut fibers, potting mix, and spade, you can prepare this planter box. Fill the box with herbs like sage, thyme, or chives and gift it to your gardening enthusiast friends.
6. Glitter Succulent Planter
This Christmas, make your horticulture friend happy with a glitter succulent planter! With just a little effort, you can prepare this planter with supplies like terracotta pots, paint, foam brush, and glitters. Read this tutorial for details.
7. DIY Clothespin Planter
This video tutorial will inspire you to make a similar planter. Using a handful of supplies like glue, clothespin, and tin cans, you can easily DIY this awesome gift!
8. Red Crate Christmas Planter
The blogger has used an old crate and colored it with CIL paint. You can easily imitate it by adding potting soil, small plants like ivy and succulents in it, making a colorful container of plants!
9. Gold Decoupaged Succulent Mug Planters
Whether your friends are gardeners or not, they’re gonna adore this! For this DIY, you will need paper doilies, paintbrush, paper cutter, plain white mug, and a decoupage matte finish paint. And finally, you can place indoor plants like succulents or asparagus ferns to complete it!
10. DIY Christmas Hanging Basket
This arrangement requires supplies like pine cones, berries, flocked branches, and a hanging basket, soil, and fresh greenery like pine, fir, and cedar. Arrange all the items inside the planter to prepare your hanging basket in no time!
11. Mason Jar Christmas Craft
Choose a mason jar and place a candle inside it. To add more beauty to the arrangement, wrap the jar with a wide-plaid ribbon and tie jute bows around it. Give it a final touch by tucking mini pinecones and greenery at its bow using hot glue. Read the tutorial here.
12. Portable Mason Jars
How about gifting mini hanging pine trees inside transparent jars to your friends this holiday season! Take glass jars and stick a bottle brush tree at their base. Make two holes at their lid and pass the ends of the twine inside the holes, as shown in this tutorial. Pour some fake snowflakes in the jars to give them a Christmasy look!
13. DIY Mason Jar Lid Snowglobe
Imitate this DIY with the help of accessories like a mason jar, ribbons, glue gun, faux snow, and some amusing figures like a miniature snowman, Santa clause, and a reindeer, as shown in the image. You can also use some LED light strands diffused under cotton balls for more charm.
14. DIY Garden Tool Bucket
You will need a 5-gallon bucket, carpenter’s nail apron, tape, ruler, scissors, sharpie marker, and sewing machine for this DIY. Apart from this, use some gardening tools like shovel, pocket saw, knee pad, gloves, etc. to ready the bucket as a gardening kit.
15. DIY Living Christmas Ornament
This DIY will hardly take a few minutes to make–Get a glass ornament and spread a layer of sand or potting soil at its base. Then place tiny succulents and moss over it. For an added Christmasy feel, spread some faux berries around the moss. Finally, tie it with a ribbon, and the ornament will be ready for your friends!
16. DIY Quick Succulent Snowglobe
This instructional video will guide you on how you can prepare a succulent snow globe with the help of organic cactus mix, small succulents, fake snow, and other decorative items. You can also involve your kids in this project! Also, don’t forget to put bow ribbons and tags for a final touch!
17. DIY Christmas Theme Centerpiece
Take empty jars and fill their bottom with Epsom salt; then fill some cranberries to give a wintry look. You can also pick some cuttings of juniper branches from the garden and arrange them in the bottle to add more appeal. For more details, check this blog.
18. DIY Christmas Centerpiece as a Gift
You can make a pocket-friendly Christmas centerpiece using a wooden crate, evergreen shrubs, berries, pinecones, candle, LED light, glass vase, and a ribbon. Just arrange them all together using the help of this DIY and create this charming gift for gardener friends!
19. DIY Mini Herb Graden
A portable mini herb garden is the best gift for your horticulturist buddies. To make a similar one for yourself as this DIY, use twine, mason jar, clay pots, glue, potting soil, mini-chalkboard, woodbox, crinkle paper cuttings, and some herbs.
20. DIY Herbal Wreath
This easy to make herbal wreath is a perfect Christmas gift! You will need items like wire cutters, florist wire, wreath frame, along with a combination of herbs like sage, rosemary, and sea holly flowers. Get more information in this DIY.
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21. Garden Tool Wreath
Even if you’re new to the DIYs, you can still make this one easily! Coil a hose as per the size you want, bind it with cable ties. Now, tie items like a trowel, gloves, terracotta pots, and plants, clipping them on the wreath with twines or cable ties, to complete your tool wreath!
22. DIY Florist Pot
Instead of giving usual bouquets, surprise your friends with these herbs wrapped in burlap. All you need are hessian, a herb plant of your choice, a plastic bag, some pins, a marker to make a similar one! Also, tie a bow in the end to complete the look! Read this tutorial to copy the DIY.