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The Best Gifts for Plant Lovers and Green Thumbs

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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

Moisture Meter

$13 from Amazon
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If you've got a really dedicated plant lover in your life, it's a good bet they already have one of these. It's also a good bet they've got plants all over the house, meaning they could always use a spare. This handy gadget can be used to test soil moisture, pH value, and sunlight level.


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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 this one: "Sometimes I Wet My Plants."


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Perfectly Watered Plant Pot
Uncommon Goods
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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Vintage Succulents Puzzle
Uncommon Goods
Concrete Whale Planter
Etsy

Concrete Whale Planter

$11 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.


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 like 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

LED Grow Lights

$30 from Amazon
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Help them keep their plants healthy during the dark winter months with one of these these grow light lamps. They feature a timer, three light modes, and five dimming modes for customizability. 


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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
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 plant 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, too. 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.