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Most of us have that one friend or family member who just can't walk by a plant sale without bringing home a new living thing to join the multitude of other living things. If you're looking for a gift for the plant enthusiast in your life, you're likely to find the perfect choice among these options. 


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Propagation Station
Amazon
Multi-Tiered Plant Stand
Wayfair
MoistureMeter
Amazon.com
Plant Lover T-shirt
Etsy

Plant Lover T-shirt

$24 and up from Etsy
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Plant-person tees abound these days, but we love the designs and sayings — not to mention 100% ring-spun cotton — offered by Etsy seller NinetoNone, which include: "Sometimes I Wet My Plants."


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Lunarly Plant Subscription
Lunarly

Lunarly Plant Subscription

$50 per month from Lunarly
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There are lots of plant subscription boxes out there, but every plant parent worth his or her weight in potting soil knows that self-care is part of the appeal. Each Lunarly box includes a thoughtfully selected houseplant, a hand-poured candle, and curated wellness items.


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Perfectly Watered Plant Pot
Uncommon Goods

Perfectly Watered Plant Pot

$48 from Uncommon Goods
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Finicky plants can present a challenge for even the most dedicated of plant parents. This glass and terracotta pot combo helps solve that by providing the plant with only the amount of water it needs to keep it healthy.


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'I Have, Like ...' Tee
Saved By Grace Co.

'I Have, Like ...' Tee

$24 from Saved By Grace Co.

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A crew-neck tee with a classic cut, this short-sleeved, pre-shrunk tee declares her dedication to her greenery. It comes in sizes small through 3XL. The fabric is "natural" and the message can be printed in either black or white. 


Vintage Succulents Puzzle
Uncommon Goods
Concrete Whale Planter
Etsy

Concrete Whale Planter

$11.50 from Etsy (plus shipping)

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Sweet on succulents? This pint-sized planter is sure to make a splash on a windowsill or small shelf, and it’s just the right size for succulents, cacti, or other small houseplants.


Amy Price Designs Modern Propagation Station
Amy Price Designs

Amy Price Designs Modern Propagation Station

$38 from Amy Price Designs

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Propagation systems are cool (and pretty much a necessity for all dedicated plant parents out there), but oftentimes they're made of glass and wood. This is why we love these from designer Amy Price, who uses colorful Jesmonite, a non-toxic, VOC-free, water-based resin, for her propagation stations. Each station comes with a 50 ML glass tube. These come in five colors and also marbled pastel versions

growingCandle
Amazon.com

The Growing Candle

$30 from Amazon
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These 100% soy wax candles have a secret: After they've burned fully, they don't need to be tossed. The label that surrounds the candle contains wildflower seeds, so the container the candle comes in can be reused to nurture another little green being into the world.


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Blooming Lollipops
Uncommon Goods

Blooming Lollipops

$20 from Uncommon Goods
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This set of eight lollipops is pretty darn perfect. The suckers themselves have botanical-inspired flavors such as sage and marshmallow, rosemary and mint, and lavender and lemongrass, but the real surprise is that the seed-embedded sticks can be planted when you're done with the candy to grow real plants.


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Amazon
Plant Notebook
Etsy

Plant Notebook

$24 and up from Etsy
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The more plants you have, the more you need to keep detailed notes about which ones need what amount of sunlight, water, fertilizer, and so on. This sweet little journal lets those dedicated plant parents keep track of all those details and more.



Letterfolk
Letterfolk

Forged Steel Pruners

$18 from Letterfolk
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A good pair of pruners is essential for people who like plants, gardening, or fresh cut flowers around the house. This pair, which looks like it'd be comfy for just about any hand size, is based on ancient "bonsai scissors" used by the Chinese. 


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Bloomscape Gift Card
Bloomscape

Plant Website Gift Cards

$50 and up from Bloomscape

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Not sure what your favorite plant parent could use in their leafy life? You can't go wrong with a gift card. Bloomscape offers them in $50, $100, and $200 denominations. For more pricing options, check out another great botany-focused site, Horti



Terrarium Candle
Uncommon Goods

Terrarium Candle

$26 from Uncommon Goods
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These Vancouver-made candles are gently scented in white tea and jasmine (poppy) or pine and vanilla (cactus). Each is made of soy and can burn for up to 35 hours.


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Organic Potting Mix
The Sill

Organic Potting Mix

$12 from The Sill
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There's nothing that'll take the air out of a plant lover's sails faster than getting a new one home and finding no soil for repotting. A bag or two of this fertile mix — packed with compost, pine bark, coir, worm castings, and perlite — will ensure that doesn't happen on your watch.


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'Wild At Home' Book
Amazon
Metal Watering Can
Etsy

Metal Watering Can

$31 from Etsy
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Sure, watering cans are functional, but there's no reason they can't be pretty. This sleekly styled version is made of plastic and stainless steel and comes in three colors: white, pink, and minty green.

Uncommon Goods
Uncommon Goods

'Don't Forget to Water the Plants' Print

$35 and up from Uncommon Goods
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This print will help plant parents — newbs and veterans — remember to water those babies in these turbulent times.

 

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Glass Bottle Plant Mister
Amazon
Plantopedia: The Definitive Guide to Houseplants
Amazon
dinoPlanter
Amazon.com
'I Like Plants …' Mug2
Amazon
Terrarium Jewelry
Etsy
Redbubble
Redbubble
Muskot Plant Pot
Ikea

Muskot Plant Pot

$3 from Ikea
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Available in at least a half-dozen sizes, the Muskot is beloved for its low price point and clean, modern design that blends seamlessly with just about any decor.

Treleaf Anthurium Trellis
Amazon

Treleaf Anthurium

$45 and up from Amazon

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Let 'em give their plants more support with one of these anthurium-inspired trellises made in the U.S. by woman-owned business Treleaf. Each support is made of laser-cut wood and sealed for protection against moisture. If your plant-loving loved one isn't an anthurium fan, these also come in cactus and palm versions.

Hoya Sweetheart Plants
Garden Goods Direct

Hoya Sweetheart Plant

$16 from Garden Goods Direct

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This little one will warm plant lovers' hearts. The single-leaf plant looks like a heart growing directly out of the pot and needs next to no upkeep, so it won't wither and die even if its well-meaning owner has a black thumb.