The Best Gifts for First-Time Plant Parents and Green Thumbs — 2018 Gift Guides

I can practically guarantee that plant parents will never object to a plant-related gift. We’re like people who are super into horses or fat cats, and themed gifts will always win us over.

So whether you’re shopping for a first-time plant parent, or a seasoned green thumb, there’s something fun and practical on this list they’re sure to love.

For anyone who firmly believes you can never have too many houseplants, there’s The Sill’s houseplant subscription box. The recipient will get a surprise plant in a unique earthenware planter each month. Choose from low-light, beginner, and pet-friendly packages.

When you have more than a handful of plants, it can be hard to remember the particular care requirements of each one. This handy little journal takes care of that with spots to jot down notes and observations.

There’s a good chance plant parents already have a watering can, but most of them would appreciate an upgrade to this beauty. The sleek, minimalist design makes it a piece of functional decor that’ll last a lifetime.

For the plant parent who’s always looking for an excuse to stay in on a Friday night, this mug says it all. And if coffee or tea isn’t your thing, it can even serve as a cute little planter.

These barnyard critters are the perfect size for a desk or tiny windowsill. Use them to cradle air plants or teeny tiny succulents.

Green thumbs love plant art almost as much as the real thing. These high-quality prints would make a great gift for someone celebrating their first holiday in a new home.

People are great and all, but we all know that plants are often better company. Designed by our very own Kath Nash.

These earthenware and rattan planters come in four sizes and will add glorious texture to any bohemian, organically minimalist home.

Plant fans can wear the love on their sleeve with this adorable enamel pin. There are other plant designs to choose from as well, including cacti. These make great stocking stuffers.

Cute little plants decorate these colorful print socks. They’re the perfect stockings to stuff in the stocking of a plant lover.

This glossy book from the people behind Urban Jungle Bloggers is full of indoor plant care tips and style inspo. This is the book for people who aspire to live in an Instagram-ready indoor jungle.

Sign up succulent enthusiasts for a monthly delivery. Each month’s package includes a unique pair of eight-week-old plants along with care instructions.

This adorable print was made for the person whose apartment is sprouting houseplants like weeds in a garden.

For the plant parent who has already covered every available surface in greenery, there’s this macrame plant hanger. This one is sturdy, stylish, and conveniently hangs up against the wall.

This botanical illustration is full of character and color that pops. Some plants may be hard to grow, but this shower curtain is super easy to look at.

This elevated planter is full of style, and it’s sure to make a happy home for some lucky plant. It would be another great gift for someone still settling into a home.

Consider this for your more prickly friends.

These googly eye planters are packed with personality, and are a perfect token of appreciation for a plant-loving pal who also has a playful side.

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