As we get older certain aspects of gardening can become more difficult. In this article we’ll look at 11 great gift ideas for senior gardeners to help them continue to pursue their passion in gardening.
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11 Christmas Gift Ideas for Senior Gardeners
Below you’ll find great gifts for senior gardeners that’ll help them overcome obstacles and continue to garden despite not being as young as they used to be.
1) Kneeling Pads (by Gorilla Grip)
It can be a little painful kneeling down so this thick kneeling pad should help.
This quality kneeling pad is available on Amazon, and you can get it in several different colors.
2) Reversible Garden Kneeler/Seat
You can flip this upside down to use as a kneeling pad (and use the legs to help push yourself up), or you can use a seat.
Plus, it has pockets on the side for garden tools.
3) Rolling Garden Cart
A rolling garden cart like this allows a senior gardener to sit down, and roll through their garden while weeding or planting. Click here to read more details to see if this is right for the senior gardener on your Christmas list.
(If they need to haul stuff around too, check out the product below.)
4) Garden Wagon / Seat
This is a versatile garden tool for senior gardeners.
You can sit on this garden cart, or open up the top and use it as a wagon to haul around plants, soil, etc…
And it has cup holders too!
5) Fiskars Stand-up Weed Removal Tool
This 4-claw stand-up weeder allows seniors to remove weeds without having to bend over or kneel.
[We have one and we like it for removing weeds without bending over.]
6) Gardening Tools with Ergonomic Grips
Fiskars also makes gardening hand tools with ergonomic grips.
This set is available on Amazon.
7) Watering Wand for Hanging Baskets
A quick connect watering wand like this 33-inch wand with a “Gentle Rain Shower” head can make watering plants and hanging baskets easier.
8) Raised Garden Bed
Instead of having to bend over to get to the plants, a raised garden bed bring the plants to you.
You could make a raised garden bed for a senior gardener by screwing together some lumber, or you can buy a raised garden bed kit like the one shown above.
9) Lightweight Garden Hose
Consider a lightweight, kink-free garden hose for the senior gardener on your list.
Having a kinked hose can be so frustrating…and once they kink once, they seem prone to kinking again.
The one thing about this hose is that you need to be patient to allow the hose to expand once you turn the water on. As the hose gets pressurized with water it slinks and stretches as it expands…kind of looks like a snake. It’s weird looking, but it is a good lightweight hose.
10) Heirloom Seed Set
Check out this set of 50 pack of heirloom vegetable and herbs seed packets (non-GM). Pretty cool set for any gardener.
11) Indoor Garden Set
An indoor grow light set-up like this from GrowLED allows senior gardeners to pursuit their gardening passion inside during the winter, or if they’ve moved into a place with no outdoor gardening space.
I hope this list has helped.
Which of these Christmas gift ideas for senior gardeners will work for you?
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Thank you and have a safe and happy Christmas and holidays.