25 Perfect Lawn and Gardening Gifts for Father’s Day

Updated: Jul. 21, 2024

Whether dad's a do-it-yourself kind of guy or he just enjoys spending time in the yard, these lawn and gardening gifts will brighten his day.

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25 Perfect Lawn And Gardening Gifts For Father’s DayVIA MERCHANT

Whether they prefer sitting on the porch admiring the garden or getting their hands dirty for the betterment of their vegetable patch, so many of our dads are bonafide yard dwellers.

In this collection of the best lawn and gardening gifts for dad, we found the ultimate ways to spend some of your green for the sake of his greenery. Here you’ll find birding gifts, yard decorations, growing kits, lawn tools and everything in between. Right this way to the best Father’s Day gifts!

Perfect for apartment dwellers or the dad without a lot of yard space, this smokeless miniature fire pit is petite and practical. Each tin provides three to five hours of burn time. S’mores, anyone?

For the Proud Lawn Dad

Traveling Sprinkler

Don’t let Dad spend precious time watering his suburban estate—this traveling sprinkler does it for him! It’s self-propelled and comes with an adjustable spray. He’ll gladly swap standing for sitting and watching his sprinkler follow the hose track he laid.

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For the Dad In Need of a Nap

Hammock Set

After all that yard work, dad deserves a nap! This stylish solo hammock is ideal for relaxing in the great outdoors. Unlike other hammocks, there’s no need to find two trees—it comes with its own stand, so it’s always ready for lounging!

Sautéed mushrooms taste even better when you’ve grown ’em yourself! Dad will love this oyster mushroom log kit that comes with everything he needs to grow his own fresh fungi. Learn more about mushroom kits.

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For(e) the Golfer

Practice Putting Green

When he’s not tending to his greens, this sleek putting mat will help dad master his short game. Plus, it’s designed for indoor and outdoor use, so he can practice even when there’s snow on the ground.

For the Pest Controller

Personalized Citronella Lantern

The only thing worse than rain on a summer’s day? Mosquitoes. Keep the buzzing pests at bay with this personalized citronella lantern. Engraved with his name or a meaningful phrase, this gift is a pretty yet practical addition to dad’s garden. Personalized Father’s Day gifts are some of the best gardening gifts for dad.

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For the Classic Dad

Stone Bird Bath

Crafted from river stone, this sleek bird bath is an easy way to spruce up any bird-watching dad’s yard. Choose from a variety of shapes for birds of all sizes. You could even pair it with the bird-watching journal and some other themed goodies to create your own Father’s Day basket.

For the Silly Dad

Bigfoot Garden Statue

Dad’s neighbors will do a double-take when they spot a looming Sasquatch statue among his sneezeweeds and sword lilies. Available in three sizes (including life size!), this sturdy resin yard yeti is sure to get a kick out of Pops.

For the Kid at Heart

Ceramic Frog and Toad House

Easy to install and maintain, this ceramic frog and toad house will have nature-obsessed dads jumping for joy. Set it near a pond or in a sunny space where frogs frequent to keep them cool all summer long.

Swap out his well-loved gardening tools and kneeler for this all-in-one seat set. The portable, foldable lightweight seat has space underneath for the included (and detachable) tote, plus the five implements, which include two trowels and a rake, gardening fork and weeder.

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For the Guy in Need of an Upgrade

All-Purpose Gardening Gloves

Gardening gifts for dad don’t have to be flashy. Whether he’s gently planting a few flowers or hauling heavy branches, these all-purpose garden gloves from Carhartt give dad the protection he needs. A combo of tough cotton fibers and full-grain leather gets the job done.

Give dad his Saturday mornings back with one of the most fun gardening gifts for dad. This robotic mower makes lawn maintenance a breeze—it cuts up to 1/4 of an acre all by itself! He can also control the robot and schedule mows straight from his smartphone.

Not only do bees make some seriously yummy honey, but they’re also excellent for pollinating gardens. Unfortunately, bees don’t make great gardening gifts for dad. Instead, give him a bee wand to simulate buzzing and vibrating bee wings. It distributes pollen and looks bee-utiful doing it.

For the Relaxation King

Metal Wind Chime

Between the lush vegetable garden and gorgeously manicured lawn, there’s plenty of visual appeal going on in dad’s happy place. Now it’s time to add some sonic beauty with this sleek wind chime. The cylindrical accessory comes in two sizes and four colors.

For the Jurassic Park Fan

Brontosaurus Garden Sculpture

A dinosaur is eating his plants?! Dad will get a kick out of these brontosaurus sculptures that appear to be nibbling at his garden foliage. If these gardening gifts for dad aren’t fodder for some epic dad jokes, then we’re not sure what are.

For the Birdwatcher

Birding Journal

This might be the most affordable gift of the bunch, but this birding journal helps preserve some priceless moments. Your favorite ornithologist will enjoy detailing his sightings within his waterproof pocket-sized book.

For the Newbie Gardener

Lettuce Grow Farmstand

If dad’s green thumb is still a work in progress, the Lettuce Grow Farmstand will move the process along in a serious way. This self-watering, self-fertilizing wonder comes in five sizes and is accompanied by supplies and plant food. Kale, cukes, basil and berries are all in his future.

For the Practical Dad

Durable Apron

Help dad cut down on trips to the shed with this durable Carhartt apron. It holds all of his tools in one convenient location. Plus, when it gets dirty, all he has to do is throw it in the wash. This is also one of many great gifts for dads who grill.

This bird-feeding set has everything dad needs to tend to his feathered friends—including four feeders, a water bowl and a food tray. Take your gift to the next level by signing him up for a Birds & Blooms subscription.

For the Long-Term Thinker

Tree-Growing Kit

If flowers aren’t his forte but he’s all about tending trees, then this tree-growing kit is just the ticket. Each canister contains everything needed to germinate and grow a whole slew of tree types, including Bonsai trees, maple trees, apple trees and palm trees. Hey, and if the tree flourishes, then his family can enjoy it for generations to come, which is why it’s a special first Father’s Day gift, too.

This heavy-duty composter transforms dad’s food scraps into fertilizer in just four to six weeks. The compact present doesn’t take up too much space (it comes in two sizes) and requires very little assembly. Within a few months’ time, your parent—and his plants—will have never been happier!

For the Bee Lover

Bee Drinking Garden Ball

Every gardener understands the importance of pollinators. Give the bees visiting dad’s garden a colorful respite with this drinking ball. It’s designed to pool small sips of water for the tiny fliers.

We’ll refrain from calling this a wheelbarrow because it does way more than one. The multi-purpose cart also acts as a hand truck and trailer tote to transport everything from groceries to moving boxes. It’s said to make 200 pounds feel like a mere 17! We know dad is strong, but this helper will come as a welcome relief.

For the Night Owl

Solar Stakes

Reminiscent of Van Gogh’s Starry Night, these solar stakes will bring a magical touch to dad’s garden. Each stake provides six to 10 hours of light on a full charge.

For the Hummingbird Lover

Birds & Blooms: Ultimate Guide to Hummingbirds

There’s more to everyone’s favorite buzzing birds than meets the eye. Dad will appreciate learning a little more about these magical hovering creatures and how to care for them with the Birds & Blooms: Ultimate Guide to HummingbirdsFrom full-color photos to DIY projects, he’ll quickly become the neighborhood expert after devouring this guide!