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Sweet & Simple Mother’s Day Garden Gift Basket

If you have a special gardener in your family this Sweet & Simple Mother’s Day Garden Gift Basket would be perfect to give!

Good day friends!  How is your weekend going?  We’re enjoying a sunny one…although the wind will send you flying half across the country.  But we can’t complain, as there’s no snow in the forecast, and we were able to get out into the yard!  Spring has indeed sprung here!  And May is around the corner…I’m feeling the relief!

And with May comes Mother’s Day!  Do you have plans for Mother’s Day?  Gift ideas? Mother’s Day gifts are so easy to give and wonderful to receive!  If you have a special gardener in your family this Sweet & Simple Mother’s Day Garden Gift Basket would be perfect to give!

This garden themed gift is pretty and fun!

I love gardening so much.  Aside from the kitchen, the garden is my happy place. So for me, a garden themed gift is perfection!  I put this gift basket together with some of the things that I love, and maybe your Mom will too!

What’s inside the gift basket:

Flower Pot
A flower pot is a great container to hold this gift because your Mom can use it this gardening season!

Set of Gardening Tools
I found this pretty pink set at WalMart, for less than $5.

Seeds or Bulbs
Make sure to buy seeds that will grow in your region.  In my basket I included Sweet Pea seeds and Gladiola bulbs.

Package of Seed Markers
I included a small package of plastic seed markers which always come in handy in the garden.

Gardening Magazine and/or Subscription
Everyone loves a great magazine to read!  Gardening magazines are great for gardening tips & ideas.

Coconut Sugar Scrub
This homemade sugar scrub is great for garden-weary hands.  Just 2 ingredients!  Coconut oil and sugar.  You can find the recipe for this amazing scrub in my Coconut Sugar Scrub post.


Gift giving doesn’t have to be stressful and expensive. Thoughtful and simple presents are great, and always appreciated!

Recipe ideas for Mother’s Day Brunch:

Have an inspired day!

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    April 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

    This is so cute Joanna! Hope you have recovered from SNAP – it was wonderful getting to connect with you! {briefly!!} It’s definitely nice to get to know other Canadian bloggers. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!
    Jenn 🙂

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      April 28, 2013 at 6:03 PM

      Thank you Jenn! It was great to meet you too! I’m still recovering from all the fun & info! 😉

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    April 28, 2013 at 6:08 AM

    Love the Mother’s Day Gift you have put together. Jo-Anna, where is SNAP held? could you send me off some details please? Enjoy the weather. Still a bit on the cool side here on the Bruce Peninsula, however the Sun is so inviting this morning. The ground is too wet yet to do anything in the Gardens, however there is always something to keep busy with here. xx

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      May 1, 2013 at 2:22 PM

      Hi Cindy! SNAP is held at Thanksgiving Point, Utah. It was so great – I learned so much and came home feeling very inspired! Here’s the link to their webpage:
      I hope your weather is warming up…seems to be here thank goodness! 😉

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    April 28, 2013 at 6:06 PM

    Hello Jo-anna,
    You always have such wonderful ideas and this proves it once again!
    Wondering where you could share, were you got the wonderful double flower pots from????
    P.S. I have made your coconut sugar scrub many times… it is amazing! Love, love, love it!!

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      May 1, 2013 at 2:25 PM

      Oh thank you Pamela! I found that pot at a local greenhouse – I’ve seen them around in plant nurseries and special gift shops! And I’m SO happy you made the sugar scrub and loved it! It’s my fave!

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    April 28, 2013 at 6:27 PM

    Such a great idea, thank you! Your photos are wonderful…

    I have to find the sugar scrub recipe…looks so pretty in this container! Coconut Oil is just fabulous isn’t it?


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      May 1, 2013 at 2:25 PM

      Thank you Pat! And yes, coconut oil is the best! LOVE it!

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    April 29, 2013 at 11:37 AM

    Your gift pkg will bring early spring gardening to some happy mother… Love it!!

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    Laura @ Laura's Crafty Life
    April 29, 2013 at 8:26 PM

    I love this! What a fun and thoughtful gift. Where did you get the gardening pots from? They are adorable!

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      May 1, 2013 at 2:26 PM

      Hi Laura! I found that pot at a local greenhouse – I’ve seen them around in plant nurseries and special gift shops. Isn’t it great?! I have 2 and I love to use them for herbs and pansies. Too cute!

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    northern cottage
    April 30, 2013 at 8:40 AM

    perfect idea – so cute too!

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      May 1, 2013 at 2:26 PM

      Thank you! And thank you so much for pinning it too! 🙂

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    Kate (This Mom)
    April 30, 2013 at 9:27 AM

    I love this idea! I think I know what to give my mom (and grandma!) now!

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    April 30, 2013 at 4:48 PM

    What a beautiful gift idea! So many people would absolutely love this – I’m one of them 🙂 I’d be thrilled if you’d link up at this week’s Off the Hook!

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    May 7, 2013 at 7:17 PM

    What a really delightful gift basket idea, looks so pretty it’s almost too nice to take apart to use!

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    May 10, 2013 at 6:58 AM

    Such a sweet and pretty ideas – thanks for sharing at Monday Funday!

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