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9 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gardening Gift Ideas

5 Gift Ideas for the Gardening Mom
Fiskars bypass pruners on a white background.

1. A good, solid pair of bypass pruners makes easy work of trimming branches and tough plant stems. 

2. Every vegetable gardener needs a pair of garden shearss. These durable scissors make clean cuts to plant stems and come apart for easy cleaning.

3. Gloves get a workout in the garden and gardeners can never have too many. Look for a waterproof pair.

4. Pick up some seed packets and a terra cotta pot, add garden tools like a hand cultivator and trowel then top it off with a Home Depot gift card and a pretty bow.

5. After the traditional breakfast (or brunch) in bed, present Mom with a gift card then head to Home Depot to fill a garden cart with bedding plants and hanging baskets.

As Mother’s Day draws near, remember that with a Home Depot gift card and expert advice from the Garden Club, you will make Mom’s day bloom.

4 Garden Club Projects for Mother's Day
Homemade lavender scrub on a wood table.

1. Delight your favorite mom this Mother’s Day with a homemade and refreshing lavender sugar scrub. This elegant gift comes together in a snap and will become a much-requested favorite.

2. Give the special moms in your life a blooming gift of beauty with bright and cheery flowers or fragrant edibles in a planter. From colorful flowers to aromatic herbs and tasty lettuces, we’ve got three easy ways to create a planter that will keep on giving from Mother’s Day through the summer. You can make a lovely container for Mom at little cost to you, depending on the materials used.

3. Is Mom a birdwatcher, too? With some DIY know-how, you can create our Garden Club birdhouse planter and fill it with warm-weather blooms like impatiens, begonias, petunias and vinca. Order a birdhouse online and have it shipped for free to your local store. It will be ready for you when you arrive. Build a tray of pressure-treated lumber, add the birdhouse and some seasonal blooms, and wait for the birds to visit their new garden. 

4. Put together a whiskey barrel planter and fill it out with lush flowers.

The Home Depot carries a variety of garden gifts for plant lovers. Shop The Home Depot for garden hand tools, pots, plants and supplies to create a one-of-a-kind gift your mom will love.