20 Book Gifts for the Gardener in your Life

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Need to get a gift for the gardener in your life? A book is a great choice because there is always more to learn about gardening! You could inspire them with a gorgeous photo book or help them master some advanced gardening techniques. There are also some lovely interactive workbooks that they might love! Whichever you choose, they’ll appreciate a thoughtful gift that helps them with the thing that they love doing the most.

Gardener’s One Line A Day Journal

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This Five Year Journal is an unusual gift that any proud gardener will appreciate. They’ll treasure the memories of their garden throughout the years and will love looking back each day to compare their flowers with the year before.

The Bee Friendly Garden by Kate Frey and Gretchen LeBuhn

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Get this and help the gardener in your life do their bit for the environment! By creating a bee friendly garden they’ll be helping to protect a species that is essential for our survival on this planet.

The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart

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This brilliantly named book tells the stories behind our favourite drinks, the traditions they’ve come from and the plants that make them. A great book for any gardener who enjoys a cocktail after a hard day in the soil!

Grow Cook Eat by Willi Galloway

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Inspire the gardener in your life to eat what they grow with this book packed full of homegrown recipes. I can’t imagine how great it must feel to eat a delicious meal cooked with food you’ve planted and nurtured yourself. Priceless!

Moleskine Gardening Journal

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This gardening journal provides gardeners with design grids, plant care logs and hardiness zones amongst loads of other cool features. It even includes stickers!

101 Organic Gardening Hacks by Shawna Coronado

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Organic gardening can really be a challenge but the 101 hacks in this book will provide any aspiring organic gardener with a helping hand.

The Magical World of Moss Gardening by Anne Martin

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This magical book is full of beautiful photos of mystical moss gardens. Get it for the gardener in your life and you know exactly what will happen. Give it a few months and their garden will be a mossy paradise!

Herb Gardening by Melissa Melton Snyder

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Anyone who enjoys gardening and cooking but hasn’t yet got a herb garden will love this book. Written for beginners, it’ll take them through the whole process of creating their very own fragrant collection of herbs.

Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden

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This book might just inspire the gardener in your life to start making some money from their hobby. At the very least you’ll get a beautiful bouquet for your next birthday!

Gardening in Miniature by Janit Calvo

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This book will encourage gardeners to look at their garden from a different perspective. They’ll soon be using their imagination to create some tiny worlds hidden throughout their space.

RHS Wild In The Garden Diary

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Everyone needs a diary to fill with important dates! Why not get the gardener in your life one adorned with beautiful garden photos?

Taming Wildflowers by Miriam Goldberger

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Wildflower gardens are so romantic. Who wouldn’t want a meadow full of butterflies in their backyard? This book shows exactly how to tame the wild and make this happen.

The Backyard Orchardist by Stella Otto

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I am a big orchard fan. Growing up with an rustic apple orchard to play in, I know that nothing can compare to the smell of ripe apples on a sunny autumn day. Pass that nostalgia on to the gardener in your life by giving them this brilliant orchard growing handbook as a gift.

The Garden Planner Journal and Logbook

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Gardeners need to plan ahead to make sure that their garden is a paradise all year round. This interactive journal and logbook has been especially designed to help them plan to perfection.

Gardenista by Michelle Slatalla

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This is the book for the stylish gardener. If the gardener in your life loves their gardens like their clothes (trendy and up to date) they’ll adore flicking through the gorgeous photos in this book for some serious gardening inspiration.

Zen Gardens by Mira Locher

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If the gardener you know has been experiencing stress recently and could do with some calm, this Zen Gardens book will help them to design a garden that cultivates that very feeling.

The Gardener’s Year by Karel Capek

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This essay about the life of a gardener in Prague was first published in 1929. Modern gardeners will still identify with the character’s trials and tribulations in this beautifully written book.

Gardening On A Shoestring: Upcycled Garden Projects by Alex Mitchell

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A book is full of creative garden furniture projects that gardeners can make themselves

They’ll be able to add a touch of uniqueness to their beautiful garden and somewhere comfy to sit!

Garden Design: A Book of Ideas by Heidi Howcroftcf

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This stunning guide is filled with ideas that gardeners can use to completely redesign or just slightly adjust their garden. Even if they’re happy with it just the way it is, they’ll still love admiring the beauty of the perfectly designed gardens in this book!

Garden Revolution by Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher

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Gardeners who are worried about the state of the environment will be grateful to receive this book as a gift. It will provide them with practical information that they can use to transform their garden into a source of environmental change. Plus there a lots of stunning photos to look at!

Which of these inspiring gardening book gifts are you going to buy for the gardener in your life? If you do buy any of these gifts, we’d love to hear about it! Let us know in the comments or find us at @ugifter on twitter and @uniquegifter on instagram.