Looking for the perfect gifts for gardeners in your life? The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide from Dennis’ 7 Dees is here! We’ve hand-selected unique, garden-related gift ideas, including smaller items for stocking stuffers, to make thoughtful gift giving easy to achieve this holiday season.
With tools, outdoor and indoor plants, seeds, and home goods tailored to provide the perfect hostess gift, stocking stuffer, or present for those nearest and dearest to you, come by and pick up something special for plant lovers like:
- The Expert
- The Newbie
- The Trendsetter
- The Chef
- The Romantic
- The Little One
1. For the Expert
A seasoned gardener who appreciates quality in their plants and tools, loves to experiment, and finds joy in the process of gardening as much as the outcome.
Niwaki Secateurs – Of course any seasoned gardener has pruners… but they might not have these ones! Solid, Japanese forged steel with impeccable action, these secateurs offer the perfect combination of beauty and efficiency.
Niwaki Hori Hori Knife – Truly the best garden tool—use it for weeding, digging in bulbs, or dividing perennials.
Niwaki Pruning Saw – Foldable and sharp with a beautiful wood handle—elevate your winter pruning with a chic new tool.
Dwarf conifer – A huge range of unique textures and odd shapes are available and make the perfect specimen plant—we particularly love Pinus ‘Goldilocks’ for its bicolored needles. Go the extra mile and pair it with a nice glazed pot.
Mandarin Satsuma Owari Orange – A cold-hardy, semi-dwarf mandarin orange that produces adorable seedless fruit, sure to impress fellow gardeners.
Indoor Fern – We love the look of a happy, jewel green Bird’s Nest Fern or Kangaroo Paw Fern inside a clean Momma Pot.
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Vintage Puzzles – These beautiful puzzles are offered in a range of detailed, illustrated botanical collections like Birds, Mushrooms, and Butterflies.
Sugar Snap Pea Seeds – Long vines support flavorful pea pods and can be planted in succession to extend harvest times.
Gem Blend Marigold Seeds – An important companion plant for vegetables, French marigolds help deter insect pests while providing beautiful flowers for pollinators.
Long Standing Santo Cilantro – Sow successively starting indoors to get bright, fresh flavor into early season dishes.
Brentwood Leaf Lettuce Seeds – Compact and beautiful lettuce plants are ideal for planting between rows of other, taller vegetables.
2. For the Newbie
A gardener with a new-found passion for plants, eager to expand their garden and knowledge, who deserves to be set up for success.
Niwaki Secateurs – These are solid pruners that will last well into the future, inspiring gardening tasks for years to come.
Spray Sprinkler Watering Can – A well-designed watering can that has a spray bottle built right into the handle makes indoor plant care easier than ever.
Ice N Roses Hellebore – These Lenten Roses bloom throughout winter to support winter pollinators, and are available in a range of colors from white to blush to wine.
Improved Meyer Lemon – A sweet, aromatic lemon that thrives in a pot, the plants are evergreen and require some protection from the harshest winter days.
Peace Lily – A classic for a reason, the rich, dark leaves of a Peace Lily and interesting white blooms wilt when thirsty, and quickly bounce back after watering.
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Garden Notebook – Blank, lined pages for new gardeners to fill with dreams and schemes or journal entries about planting successes.
Cascadia Snap Pea Seeds – Dwarf, disease-resistant plants produce flavorful peas that can be eaten whole, pods and all.
Alaska Variegated Nasturtium Seeds – All parts of these easy plants are edible, with fun, variegated leaves and electric flowers that range from corals to oranges.
Vanilla Ice Sunflower – A beautiful update on a classic sunflower, multiple heads of soft, creamy yellow blooms are produced on these impressive plants.
Long Standing Santo Cilantro – One of the simplest herbs to germinate—direct sow outside into a pot in Spring for fresh and impressive herbs fit for any dish.
Brentwood Leaf Lettuce Seeds – Compact plants can be grown in pots or raised beds. The unique red leaves are also insect and disease-resistant.
3. For the Trendsetter
A gardener with a fresh perspective who wears their love of plants on their sleeve and prides themselves on having the most unique and interesting indoor and balcony garden.
Niwaki Snips – With these chic Japanese snips built to last, houseplant care never felt so sophisticated—and precise cuts mean less damage to precious plants.
Senecio ‘Angel Wings’ – Striking, large fuzzy white leaves make this perennial a favorite in a potted combination or all on its own.
Variegated Pink Lemon – Yellow and green striped fruit are PINK inside when cut open! Even when these plants aren’t fruiting they stand out with their variegated, soft green leaves, and can be grown indoors or out.
Philodendron Birkin – Perfectly parallel, variegated lines mark each leaf of this beautiful Philodendron, providing a gorgeous complement to existing houseplant collections.
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Plant Stud Earrings – Simple rose gold, stainless steel, or black studs are a beautiful and subtle nod to their favorite houseplant, available in a range of leaf types.
Sugar Magnolia Snap Pea Seeds – The pods on these peas are a striking purple and are perfect for cutting up to eat fresh on top of a salad.
Alaska Variegated Nasturtium Seeds – The edible leaves of this plant have an almost tie-dye appearance, and the flower colors display in an ombre of corals and oranges.
Amazing Grey Poppy Seeds – This is THE poppy to grow for photos and cut flowers, and no two grey-to-lavender blooms are the same.
4. For the Chef
A gardener who thrives in the kitchen, loves to host, and impresses guests with unique dishes featuring homegrown ingredients.
Niwaki Snips – Solid Japanese forged steel make harvesting herbs and produce for homecooked meals feel like a ritual.
Fig Tree – Fig trees in pots or the landscape provide versatile, delicious fruits in the late summer. Our favorite varieties are ‘Brown Turkey’ and ‘Desert King’.
Bearss Seedless Lime – Grow your own evergreen lime plant at home and use the fruits in Thai food dishes, on tacos, and in cocktails.
Lemon Thyme – While not a long-term houseplant, small pots of herbs like Lemon Thyme or Rosemary brought indoors and placed in a cache pot on the kitchen counter make adding a bit of freshness to a soup or roast easy.
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Foraging Tea Towel – A charming, vintage-inspired botanical tea towel that features edible mushroom identification.
Sugar Snap Pea Seeds – Eat the entire pod or harvest the greens early to top risotto and pasta.
Gem Blend Marigold Seed – Grow as microgreens and harvest their feathery foliage young for an exotic addition to winter dishes.
Lauren’s Grape Bread Seed Poppy Seeds – Papery purple blooms give way to decorative seed heads filled with tiny seeds, ideal for baking into muffins and bread.
Beaujolais Sweet Pea Seeds – Deep burgundy blooms make a beautiful cut flower to sit on your table next to favorite glass of red wine (sweet pea seeds and flowers are not edible).
Arugula/Rocket Seeds – One of the most versatile greens around, use it for a fresh and distinctive addition to salads or homemade pizza.
5. For the Romantic
A gardener who grows for beauty, loves to curate colors and textures, and lives to bring the outdoors into their home.
Niwaki Secateurs – Beautiful, high-quality pruning shears capable of maneuvering easily for small precision cuts while strong enough to cut through thick branches or rose canes.
Winter Camellia – Nothing beats a clear white blossom in winter. We love ‘Buttermint’ for its small, perfectly arranged blooms, and ‘Setsugekka’ for its simple, ruffled petals and bright yellow anthers.
Grapefruit ‘Rio Red’ – Vibrant, jewel-like ruby grapefruits are produced on this evergreen tree, and as with all citrus, the fragrance of the blossoms is almost more valuable than the fruit itself.
Hoya kerrii variagata ‘Sweetheart’ – A heart-leaved hoya perfect for heartfelt gift giving.
Pink Poinsettia – A romantic take on a holiday classic, these pink and peach-toned poinsettias elevate indoor holiday arrangements.
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Leaf Hair Clips – Matte hair clips feature a detailed leaf motif and are available in a range of muted tones like rust, wine, black and mustard.
Sea of Roses Candle – Local, soy-wax candles feature clear, beautiful fragrances with simple, evocative names like Ember, Paper, and Slate.
Sugar Magnolia Snap Pea Seeds – Why plant a green pea when you can have something purple instead? As a bonus the beautiful flowers are two-toned pink and burgundy.
Zeolights Calendula Seeds – Soft, marginal hues lend these productive flowers the perfect balance of bronze and peach.
High Scent Sweet Pea Seeds – Classic white with a blush of pink and intense fragrance are essential for any balcony garden or cut-flower patch.
Amazing Grey Poppy Seeds – Muted grey to lavender tones softly compliment a range of color palettes. Sear the stem ends in hot water to extend vase life.
French Breakfast Radish Seeds – Beautiful bicolor radishes to be eaten fresh with good butter and flake salt, like a Parisian.
6. For the Little One
A budding gardener whose sense of curiosity knows no bounds and who brings a carefree, fun approach to the outdoors.
Wintergreen Gaultheria – These festive, small evergreen plants are loaded with EDIBLE red berries that taste exactly like minty wintergreen gum!
Carnivorous Plant – Not only do sundews, pitcher plants, and venus fly traps look cool, they actually eat fruit flies and other pesky bugs!
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Jellycat Stuffed Animals & Plants – Soft, cuddly stuffed animals, vegetables, and plants are irresistible to kids and the young at heart. Holiday-themed options like snowflakes and potted poinsettias are available alongside favorites like bunnies and potted succulents.
Brass Plant Animals – Kids will love accessorizing their favorite indoor plants with these whimsical metal animals that attach to the sides of pots or stick in the soil.
Cascadia Snap Pea Seeds – Big, easy to germinate seeds quickly grow into sturdy plants that don’t require any support to produce delicious peas.
Vanilla Ice Sunflower – It’s hard to believe a single seed can produce such strong plants! Multiple blooms are produced on the branches of these 5-foot tall, butter yellow sunflowers.
Gift Cards Are Thoughtful Too
And remember, gift cards don’t have to seem like a last-minute gift. Take the time to pair it with a simple package of seeds and include a card inscribed with a memory you cherish and a wish for more time shared around plants together next season.
Care Guides for Extra Support
Download, print, and include these care guides to complete the ultimate gardener’s gift basket and to help set them up for a successful growing season in 2023!