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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020: Presents for the Plant Mom

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020: Presents for the Plant Mom

April 30, 2020

Our gift guide is tailored to the mom who’s always either weeding, watering, or watching the birds when you call, who sends you day-by-day progress shots of her peonies, and who loves rainy days because they’re good for the plants. But, truth be told, you don’t have to be an avid green thumb to enjoy these presents.

The woven rattan Mosey Basket with bamboo handles from Olli Ella is equally great for equally great for vegetable garden harvests and farmer&#8
Above: The woven rattan Mosey Basket with bamboo handles from Olli Ella is equally great for equally great for vegetable garden harvests and farmer’s market hauls; $59 at Food52.
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Above: Floret Farms founder Erin Benzakein’s newest book, A Year in Flowers, hit bookstores just a couple months ago. In honor of Mother’s Day, every purchase of a copy will come with three free seed packets; $29.95.
The bandana, a classic gardening accessory, feels especially relevant in the time of Coronovirus. This pretty Plant Dyed Cotton Bandana (pictured in pink, dyed with brazilwood) is $ at Terrain; other colors are available.
Above: The bandana, a classic gardening accessory, feels especially relevant in the time of Coronovirus. This pretty Plant Dyed Cotton Bandana (pictured in pink, dyed with brazilwood) is $26 at Terrain; other colors are available.
Above: Give her something soothing to listen to when she’s doing her gardening chores. The Marumaru Wind Chimes, by Koizumi Studio, can be hung indoors or outdoors under an awning. The slip of washi paper is for your personalized prayers and wishes and is water-resistant; $75 each at Nalata Nalata.
Perfect for the mom who has a thing for lavender: Los Poblanos&#8
Above: Perfect for the mom who has a thing for lavender: Los Poblanos’ Lavender Gift Set (we especially love the lavender salve, a necessity for dry gardening hands); $64.
The loveliest bud vases from Portland, OR-based glass artist Gary Bodker. Each Little Gem Vase (pictured in rose) is $ at Bloomist.
Above: The loveliest bud vases from Portland, OR-based glass artist Gary Bodker. Each Little Gem Vase (pictured in rose) is $28 at Bloomist.
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Above: Granted, $110 is mighty steep for a Soap Dish, but look at how gorgeous these Rebekah Miles pieces are. You can find these hand-painted plant-themed specimens at Nickey Kehoe.
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Above: Womanswork’s Gardener Gloves, made from soft goat skin leather (the cuffs are cow leather), are an affordable luxury; $45 at goop.

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