10 of the Best Frugal Gift Ideas for Plant Lovers

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Find the perfect frugal gift ideas for plant lovers are easy this holiday season, whether you know a succulent lover, a cactus connoisseur, or a bonsai aficionado.

Wondering what to get someone who is obsessed with plants? Look no further - all plant lovers are the bound to love these gorgeous gardening gifts, and it's safe to say you can find something that will make them wet their plants. (HA!)

While none of these are expensive luxury gifts for plant lovers, they sure look like it! There are lots of great budget-friendly gifts for plant lovers that will knock their socks off. Whether you're looking for the ideal gift for indoor plants lover, tools for house plants, or just a general plant gift guide, we've got you covered.

Did I mention the really funny tea towels?

These gift ideas for plant lovers from Amazon are a cool gift for any good plant parent, from beginner garden green thumbs to experienced outdoor gardeners. Here are the 10 best gifts for plant lovers under $20 (that are a lot more fun than a boring grow light):

Indoor Plant Gift Ideas

If you're looking for a unique and frugal gift for plant lovers, look no further. From cactus tea towels to tools, you'll find something they don't already have. #giftguide #frugal #plantlovers

Nature's Blossom Bonsai Garden Seed Starter Kit

Quite possibly one of the cutest diy gifts for plant lovers I've ever seen, this kit includes everything you need to grow one of my favorite plants - four different types of bonsai tree. The organic seeds included will allow your favorite plant person to grow a Jacaranda Mimosifolia, a Pinus Aristata, a Delonix Regia and a Picea Mariana. 4 peat soil discs, biodegradable growing pots, plant markers and an instruction manual round out the kit. This is a good plant to gift for a great holiday, housewarming, or birthday gifts!

"Sometimes I Wet My Plants" Cactus Printed Tea Towel

If you're not sure what should you get your plant loving mom, this is it. What more can I say, besides it's a fabulous handmade gift for gardeners and it makes me giggle?

This hilarious 28 inch by 28 inch flower sack tea towel is a good idea for cactus lovers. Or any plant lover with a funny sense of humor. So much better than plain ol' gift cards or plant subscriptions, right?

BLOOMIFY Celosia Flower Terrarium
If your plant lover has limited gardening space for their plant life, you're looking at one of the best gifts for indoor plant lovers. Completely self sustained, this 4 inch terrarium contains an air plant that needs no food, water or light source, which means it can live just about anywhere. It comes with a healthy plant guarantee, and will stay in bloom for 3 to 6 months. A unique gift and fun way for an indoor gardener to grow plants without the mess!

TeaBloom Jasmine Flowering Tea Gift Set

These gorgeous hand-tied flowering tea balls are to die for. I bought some for my mom and I love to watch them open when hot water is poured over, it's just fascinating to watch. This gift canister includes 12 assorted jasmine and green tea flowers in 6 varieties:

Jasmine Lover, Floral Passion, Eternal Love, Fairy Lily, Sunset Love, and Rising Spring.

What better way to relax after a hard day than with these excellent gifts for the tea drinking gardener or family member? This is one of my favorite frugal gift ideas for plant lovers - and tea lovers too!

AvoSeedo Bowl to Grow Your Own Avocado Tree

Wonder what do you get your favorite plant parent with a green thumb? Grow your own avocado tree in 3 to 6 weeks with this AvoSeedo bowl! Available in four colors, just add a peeled avocado pit and let it grow.

Once these plant babies are at least 20 cm tall with leaves, it can be transferred into a pot to make the perfect potted plant gift. The AvoSeedo Bowl is reusable and durable, so any plant lover can create a forest of avocados at will. Don't forget to stop by their house in a couple of months with chips for some guacamole!

Self-Watering Terracota Plant Spikes

Plant lovers need vacations too - and it's crazy to try and drag everything off the plant stand and stack all of your plants into the tub with some water before you leave. Luckily, times have progressed, and so have a potted plant gifts like this one (as well as plant watering technology).

These terracotta spikes make great gifts for houseplant lovers on the go. Just add these to the dirt, fill a recycled wine or water bottle with water, and place in the stake. (Let me know if you need help with finding wine bottles, I might have a few laying around...)

No more begging a friend to stop by and over-water your plants with this awesome self-irrigation watering system!

Outdoor Plant Gift Ideas

If you're looking for a unique and frugal gift for plant lovers, look no further. From cactus tea towels to tools, you'll find something they don't already have. #giftguide #frugal #plantlovers

Forbidden Fruit Kit Gift Box - 5 Delectable Fruits to Grow

This kit includes everything you need to get started growing exotic fruit: 5 biodegradable peat starter pots, 5 peat discs that expand when watered, and 5 plant markers. Individual seed packets include Alpine White Strawberries, Alpine Red Strawberries, Musk Melon, Goji Berries and Golden Berries. One of the best (and most unique) outdoor plant gift ideas for gardeners!

(They also have a cocktail garden kit to grow fresh herbs that can be used in the original recipes included - a perfect present for a housewarming! You're welcome!)

Garden Gloves with Fingertip Claws

Besides acting out your favorite Wolverine scenes, these gloves are perfect for clawing your way through rocky ground. These make a great gift for yard lovers who plant outdoors, where the ground can be much tougher than potted soil. These waterproof, natural rubber latex gloves are cut resistant and work well at protecting your hands. A great gift to get someone who likes gardening.

Mini Hanging Fairy Garden Succulent Container

Succulents are one of my favorite things, as are the perfect gift for your favorite new plant parent. This tiny plant pot is the perfect size for succulents looking for a new home with your favorite plant enthusiast - maybe even in their living room! Measuring 6 inches wide, this adorable planter has 3 separate chambers for creating a waterfall effect of succulents or other tiny plants. Add in another great option like some fairies and your mini mobile garden is a complete work of art for both outdoor and indoor gardeners!

Ohuhu Garden Kneeler and Seat with 2 Bonus Tool Pouches

Let's face it, it's not easy getting up and down multiple times to dig, plant and weed and we can all use a little help. This garden chair is a thoughtful gift that converts to a kneeler in a flip and reduces aches and pains while pulling weeds. Built with a steel frame, this lightweight seat folds easily and can store tools in the two bonus pouches.

Perfect for the gardener who has everything - including an aching back and a love of plants!

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