Show your green-fingered father figures how much they mean to you with our Fathers’ Day gardening gift guide.
Our gifts come at a range of prices and styles to suit a range of gardeners.
Full of thoughtful, carefully selected gifts, our top curated picks include expert-tested gardening tools, charcoal BBQs, and clothes for gardeners. We’ve also included some seeds well-suited to this time of year to help your dad grow as easily and effectively as possible.
25 of the best Fathers’ Day Gardening Gifts
Help your dad do his bit for the bees with these beautiful bellflowers. A magnet for pollinators, this cottage style perennial has bell-shaped flowers above heart-shaped leaves and flowers from mid summer to early autumn.
Spring Onion Seeds
For a cute pocket money gift from little ones, try some vegetable seeds. Sowing quick growing crops like spring onions every couple of months should lead to a succession of delicious harvests and you could also try carrots, lettuce, or beetroot.
Price: from £1
Seedbom Birds, Bees and Butterflies Seed Bomb Set
Wildlife lovers will enjoy this set of four seed bombs. Simply soak, pull the grenade pin and toss onto bare soil. A mix of pollinator-friendly flowers should appear in just a few weeks.
Gold Leaf Dry Touch Gloves
Awarded a BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Best Buy, these high-quality gloves are ideal for weeding after rain, collecting damp leaves and other wet work. Made from soft, water repellent leather, they’re luxurious but tough and water-resistant.
Neal’s Yard Citrus Hand Softener
This lemon scented organic cream will help keep hard working hands smooth and hydrated.
For more information, take a look at our guide to the best gardening hand creams.
BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Subscription
The ideal gardening gift with each issue packed full of expert insight and inspiring ideas. Our latest offer is 12 issues for £39.99, an impressive annual saving of 42%. Plus, give 2 for 1 Gardens Access across the UK until April 2022.
Kneelo Memory Foam Knee Pads
These wearable memory foam garden kneelers will help keep Dad’s knees comfortable and dry whatever the job. Available in ten different colours.
Check out other kneelers in our guide to the best garden kneelers.
Harrod Horticultural Thermometer & Hygrometer
Keep track of both the maximum and minimum temperatures in the greenhouse and monitor the humidity with this handy thermometer. Knowing the precise conditions of a greenhouse will help Dad tailor the environment to suit his plants perfectly. This greenhouse thermometer has a built-in stand or can be wall-mounted and is powered with a single AAA battery.
Kent and Stowe Capability Trowel
An exceptional stainless steel garden hand trowel, with a light ash handle. With its hammer, saw, sharp blade and depth gauge, this top-scoring trowel is more like a Swiss Army knife than a simple planting tool.
Crocus Eco Sundial
A modern twist on the oldest form of timekeeping on the planet, this British-made sundial is constructed from recycled plant pots.
Tomorrow’s Kitchen 44 fl. oz. Instant Marinater
For barbecue aficionados, try this fascinating accessory. Put meat and seasoning inside this vacuum chamber and pump out the air. The lack of air makes the meat suck up the sauce much faster than usual, so if pushed for time or forget to marinate overnight, this helpful tool will help.
Jonny’s Sister Personalised BBQ Tool Apron
If you know a self-styled barbecue king, then this is the gift for them. The personalised canvas barbecue apron also doubles as an a tool carry bag, for customised barbecuing on the go.
Niwaki GR Pro Secateurs
A BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Best Buy winner, these secateurs feel strong and robust with an excellent cutting performance. Designed in the Japanese style, these simple secateurs have hand-forged, carbon steel blades and easy-to-spot yellow handles and come with a two-year warranty.
Papier ‘The Gardener’ Planner
Perfect for organised gardeners, or those who could do with a little scheduling help, this planner helps make sure every date and occasion is remembered. The diary features a 54 week view, along with additional space for note-making. Papier has a wide range of designs and personalised options, but ‘The Gardener’ is our favourite for any green-fingered father figure.
Check out more planners with our guide to some of the best gardening journals and planners.
Apeman Wildlife Camera
For nature-loving dads, try the The Apeman Wildlife Camera. It shoots 4K video and has a trigger speed of up to 0.2 seconds. With Infrared Low Glow LEDs, the camera can also capture night imagery within a coverage of 19 metres (65 feet). It also stamps photos with time, date and temperature information.
For more options, take a look at our guide to the best wildlife cameras.
Burgon and Ball Dutch Hoe
A Gardeners’ World’s Best Buy winner, this elegant horseshoe style hoe will help Dad weed without putting strain on his back.
DeWit Solid Socket Spade
For a gift dad will really – ahem – dig, try this beautiful, handmade spade. Awarded the Gardeners’ World Magazine Best Buy badge, it has a stainless steel blade with an FSC ash shaft and T handle. It excelled on test, well designed and extremely comfortable to use.
Read the full DeWit Solid Socket Spade review, or take a look at our tests of the best garden spades.
Spear and Jackson Stainless Steel Select Border Fork
We loved this robust but comfortable border fork. The polypropylene shaft is strong and the socket is double riveted for extra strength, with effective ergonomic grips on its shaft and handle. It excelled at all tasks on test.
Check out the full Spear and Jackson Stainless Steel Select Border Fork review, or get the low-down on the best border forks.
Personalised Garden Tool Belt
Keep hand tools, labels and other useful kit close at hand with this practical toolbelt. Adjustable, it clips easily around the waist and has different sized pockets as well as a pencil holder. The belt can also be personalised with up to eight characters to make it a truly unique and personal gift.
Garden Trading Outdoor Barometer
Plan gardening jobs whatever the weather with this outdoor barometer. Choose from powder coated steel in three colours.
Lotus Grill Charcoal Barbecue
Get your dad grilling with the Lotus Grill – an intriguing charcoal barbecue assisted by an electric fan. Offering easy, fuss free cooking, this marvel takes up hardly any space, needs only a few minutes to get to temperature, and is completely smokeless.
Worx WG779E Cordless Mower
Winning Best Value Buy status, this cordless mower is ideal for smaller lawns. With impressive features for the price, it’s quiet, light and emission free.
Ooni Koda Portable Wood Fired Pizza Oven