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The great thing about gardeners is they are always satisfied with the simpler things in life. Having a love of the outdoors and nature means they are not impressed by such materialistic things.
Gardeners would sooner have an afternoon pottering around than an expensive shopping trip. This makes them more aware of the real value of things meaning they are always a step ahead!
Gardeners know that it is more the thought that counts when being treated by a friend. This does not mean however you are undervaluing them when searching for a gardening gift, quite the opposite!
Searching for gardening gifts under £10 means you are keener on value than cost. Finding a gift your loved one will make use of is much more important! Also a gift which reminds them of you holds much more value than something really expensive.
The good thing is there are plenty of great gardening gifts under £10 which will not break the bank account. From affordable treats like skin care gifts to cool gardening gloves there are just so many to choose from!
However from our research we have found you have a much better range of choice from £7 to £15. Therefore we have included some of the best gardening gifts within this price range here.
Why not check out some of the best affordable gardening gifts under £10 below!
1. Beeb bombs
Bee bombs are a great way to encourage local bees which are very beneficial for gardeners. Bees pollinate plants allowing them to set fruit, seed and reproduce.
In fact up to a third of all food crops rely upon bees for pollination. This makes them really important both locally and regionally with real benefits of having them in the garden.
Bees are particularly attracted by certain plants especially certain types of wild flower. These bee bombs contain seeds of plants bees love and can be thrown straight onto bare soil.
This means you can grow beneficial plants for bees with no effort at all. These make really great, inexpensive gardening gifts for under £10 and a great way to boost wildlife in the garden.
2. Gardening gloves
If there is one thing you can say about all gardeners is they don’t mind getting their hands dirty. However gardeners know that the combination of soil and hard graft can cause stubborn dirt to stain the skin.
Not only is this difficult to clean it also looks unsightly and is best prevented. Gardening hands are also threatened by thorns, sharp stones and foliage.
Therefore a gardening present which mitigates such threats is always well received! Some of the best gardening gifts for under £10 rarely do as much these gardening gloves.
Not only to they look stylish they are tough and ready for any gardening challenge.
3. Funny gardening plaque
The great thing about gardeners is they are excited by interacting with nature. This means they generally are not impressed by superficial or materialistic things.
No matter what the weather or conditions they are out there getting things done. This means gardeners have an interesting sense of humour and generally love a good laugh.
As gardens are an escape from daily stresses and strains some added humour is always welcome. When choosing an affordable gardening gift why not acknowledge this?
This gardening plaque is perfect for a shed, patio or flower bed, it will bring a smile to your friends face every time.
4. Garden skin care gift
Gardeners are never worried about a little bit of exposure to the elements. They will often brave the extremities of weather and activities which are abrasive to the body.
This really is not a problem as gardeners like to experience the forces of nature. However being exposed to the elements can eventually take its toll on a gardeners skin.
When seeking gardening gifts under £10 therefore, skin care products have a big impact for a very little cost. In fact there is probably no better way to show your gardener friend that you care about them.
This compact gardener’s skin care kit comes complete with skin care products for hard working hands!
5. Funky veg grow kit
Most gardeners enjoy growing a wide variety of plants in the garden. However an extremely popular pursuit for them is growing things you can actually eat.
Growing fresh fruits and vegetables is one of the greatest joys of gardening and also most rewarding! Although it is common for gardeners to enjoy growing food some find growing vegetables less exciting.
Hence it is a good idea to find an affordable gift which arouses their interest. This funky veg kit contains extraordinary weird and wonderful looking vegetable varieties inside.
This cheap gardening gift will both excite them and appeal to their curious nature every time.
6. Gardening trowel
Gardening with its varying of duties and projects requires many gadgets and tools. However there is always one tool which is of universal importance.
Gardening trowels are an extension of a gardener’s hand allowing them to dig and scoop up soil. This makes them awesome for digging up weeds, dragging out seed drills and planting young plants.
The great thing about trowels is they make a great gift but are relatively inexpensive. When bought as a gardening gift they rarely cost more than 10 bucks meaning they are very affordable.
Gardeners can become very attached to their trowels meaning they have lasting sentiment!
7. Herb growing seeds
When it comes to gardening there are few other pleasures than consuming what you produce. Tasty dishes, snacks and teas created by gardener’s green fingers are the most rewarding and enjoyable.
Unlike many fruit and vegetables, herbs, are relatively easy to grow and do not take up too much space. Many have strong and pleasant aromas which mean you get better bang for your buck.
This makes herb growing kits and seeds the perfect gardening gifts for fewer than 10 bucks. This herb growing kit contains some popular aromatic herbs as well as less known varieties!
8. Gardening tool belt
Gardening is a past time which requires having many tools and gadgets to carry out numerous tasks. However very often in gardening one job can quickly turn into many, multiple projects.
From dead heading flowers to weeding pathways the number of tools a gardener needs is substantial! Hence it is a good idea for them to have everything to hand as they need it.
This provides a great opportunity for another gardening gift for under £10. This tool belt allows your gardening friends to keep all of their essential gardening tools close by.
This is great for gardening tasks on the move and also a handy place to keep their smart phone.
9. Funny gardening mug
Gardeners generally do not mind doing hard, physical, work in all sorts of weather. However every now and then they do enjoy a good tea break.
A cup of tea can be just the thing to help them warm up and recharge after a long, hard gardening session. Not caring too much about a bit of graft means they normally have a great sense of humour also.
Hence this funny gardening mug can be the perfect gardening gift for under £10. Not only is this gift affordable it enables your gardening friends to think about you every tea time.
The funny text on the front should also make them chuckle!
10. Hot chilli grow kit
Chillies can be fun but challenging plants to grow particularly for gardeners in cooler climates.
Many associate chillies with hot and spicy food but some varieties are actually very mild in heat. Not only do chillies come in a range of heats they also come in a broad range of sizes colours and shapes.
In fact some chillies are actually grown for their decorative looks rather than cooking. Whatever your gardener friends preference in cuisine chillies are a novelty within in the garden.
When searching for gardening gifts for under £10 this hot chilly growing kit is the perfect solution!
11. Gardener’s barrier cream
Gardeners are never afraid of getting their hands dirty! They like to spend hours of time planting, digging and sowing with little regard for dirty hands and fingernails.
Although most gardeners will wear gloves when gardening many choose to work without. These hardened horticulturalists will tell you they love the therapeutic feel of their skin within the soil!
However, regardless of if they wear gloves or not gardener’s hands can become rather filthy.
Therefore a great affordable gift idea is one which protects their skin. This gardener’s barrier kit makes the perfect gardening gift for under £10.
12. Gardener’s apron
Just as gardeners are known for making a complete mess of their hands they are also good at making other things dirty. Filthy shirts as well as dirty jeans with holes in the knees are some of the typical examples!
Needless to say it really does not have to always be this way if the gardener has the correct kit! This Gardeners apron is a fantastic way to ensure your gardener friends keep their work clothes clean!
The apron is made from robust material to protect against grazes and punctures. It also has multiple pockets for storing handy commodities like gloves and hand tools.
13. Vegetable seed sack
If there is one simple act that keeps gardeners enthusiasm firing it is the magic of sowing seeds. This simple pleasure has captivated gardeners typically from the very start.
The magic of seed germination combined with producing your own food however can be quite simply irresistible. For this reason vegetable seed gifts always make a great present for those special occasions.
As vegetable seeds are very inexpensive they make perfect gardening gifts for under £10. This seed sack contains many varieties of favourite vegetables making it an extremely productive gift.
14. Grow your own bonsai set
Bonsai is the art of growing miniature trees which are trained to look like replicas of large tree specimens in nature.
This is done by using shallow pots which restrict the roots forcing the tree to miniaturise. Many species of trees can be formed into bonsai but the process does favour certain species.
With continuous training, clipping, watering and fertilising bonsai trees can become a passion for those who take up the hobby. Some bonsais can live for hundreds and even thousands of years!
This bonsai starter kit will give your gardening friends everything they need to start on an exciting, new journey.
15. Gardeners soap
Gardeners rarely care too much about getting a little bit dirty now and then. In fact most gardeners prefer to embrace the mud and dirt enjoying it as all a part of the process of creating something beautiful.
However gardening in all weathers can lead to sore, grazed and even cracked skin at the best of times. With this in mind it is always appreciated to show the gardeners in your life you care about them.
A great way to do this is buy them a present which actually takes care of their skin. This gardener’s soap pack is perfect for making sure the gardeners in your life have soft skin all year round!
16. Funny gardening t shirt
Most gardeners love to grow things and be physically active in an outdoor environment. It has been shown that such exercise can lead to an enhanced mood and a much happier sense of well being!
It is probably no surprise therefore that most gardeners have a great sense of humour. Gardeners are always smiling and always look on the humorous side of life!
Combine this with a continuous need for new T shirts and you have the recipe for the perfect gardening gift. This funny T shirt will have your gardening friends chuckling all day long as they enjoy daily tasks.
17. Paper pot maker
As well as enjoying a laugh and a joke gardeners are generally environmentalists. This means they love the natural environment and try to preserve and enhance it.
This means using less harmful products or material which can cause damage to the environment. In recent years the awareness that plastic is damaging some of our most important ecosystems has led to a reduction in plastic use.
This is no less relevant to gardeners as many gardening products have typically been manufactured out of plastic. One of the most common of these is plastic pots.
This paper pot maker is a fantastic way for your gardener friends to recycle old newspaper into plant pots. Being a relatively simple idea the paper pot maker is a great gardening gift for under £10 and good for the environment.
Propagators are in effect a type of small greenhouse used for seed germination. Typically, early on in the season it is too cold to sprout seeds outside in garden beds.
Propagators allow the gardener to get seeds started inside in a warm environment while the temperature outside heats up. These gardening gadgets also provide a safe place for young seedlings to develop without the threat of pests eating them.
What’s great about propagators is that they are generally very simple products and affordable. As gardeners always need to germinate more plants they make a great gardening gift for under £10.
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Paul Nicolaides is a Landscape architect and garden builder with over 30 years experience in designing, building and maintaining gardens. Contemplating just how important garden space is for nature and recreation he created 'Cool Garden Gadgets' to explore the best gadgets for enhancing outside spaces. From outdoor dining ideas to the latest garden technology we break it down for you here.