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5 Last-Minute DIY Gifts for a Gardener

Lucy Mercer
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Succulent terrarium at The Home Depot Garden Club

If you’re the type who waits until the last minute to find gifts, have no fear! We have you covered with easy DIY ideas for gifts with a gardener’s touch. 

Here are five of our favorite Garden Club projects for gifts:


Succulent Basket | Last Minute Gifts for Gardeners | The Home Depot's Garden Club

1. This Festive Succulent Basket can be ready in under an hour. Follow our step-by-step instructions


Terra Cotta Pot Christmas Tree | The Home Depot's Garden Club

2. Stacked Terra Cotta Pots for a gardener’s rustic Christmas tree. Just brush on a mixture of baking powder and water for an aged lime look and finish the rims with a coat of chalky paint. Embellish with bright sprays of berries. 


Peat Pot Christmas Trees | Last Minute Gifts for the Gardener | The Home Depot's Garden Club

3. Pine Cone Peat Pot Christmas Trees. Remember this easy Christmas decorating idea when you need to give a teacher’s gift or a hostess gift. Embellish inexpensive peat pots with chalky or metallic paint and place a pine cone in each. A little bit of gold paint on the pine cone adds sheen.


Bulbs in Container | The Home Depot's Garden Club

4. Layer Bulbs For Spring Blooms. Save some bulbs from your fall planting and create this lasagna-style layered container for a gardener friend. The bulbs will bloom in stages in spring, bringing up to six weeks of bloom. 


Holiday Wishing Stones | Last Minute Gifts for Gardeners | The Home Depot's Garden Club

5. Wishing stones. Bring a little Christmas joy and cheer and other wishes to your gardening friends with wishing stones. The same materials can also be used to make plant markers.

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