Garden Gift Ideas: Our Top Ten Holiday Shopping List

Garden Gift Ideas: Our Top Ten Holiday Shopping List

'Tis the time for giving, and—in the spirit of the season—we've stocked our garden center full of fantastic garden-inspired gift ideas! From planters to pantry goodies, books to birdbaths, and everything in between, we've got the perfect presents for even the hardest-to-please green thumbs on your shopping list this year. So, without further ado, let's dive into our 2023 gardening gift guide!


Gifts for Gardeners

Unique Planters

Every gardener loves to show off their plant babies, and what better way to do so than with a unique planter? From whimsical animal designs to patterned perfection, we have an eclectic mix of planters that will instantly make any plant the center of attention. 

Wallaces Garden Center-Bettendorf-Iowa-Gift Guide 2023-planters and glovesGardening Gloves & Tools 

A brilliant mix of thoughtful and practical gardening gloves and tools make wonderful gifts for all the green thumbs on your list this year. Treat your favorite gardening friends and family to high-quality gloves that protect their hands and durable tools that make their gardening tasks a breeze. Our selection includes ergonomic hand trowels, pruners, and some pretty funky glove patterns!


Gifts for the Hostesses

Honeys & Spreads 

Elevate your hostess gift game with an assortment of artisanal honeys and spreads from our gift shop. These delectable treats are perfect for adding a touch of sweetness to a charcuterie board or enhancing the flavor of tea, toast, coffee, and other recipes. 

Wallaces Garden Center-Bettendorf-Iowa-Gift Guide 2023-honey and wine setWine Tool Set

Bar tools are a must for those who love to entertain, so help your hostess friends unlock, pour, and savor their favorite wines with our versatile 3-piece wine tool set! It comes with everything they'll need to get the most out of their bottles of choice, including a compact corkscrew/bottle opener, a handy pourer, and a reliable bottle stopper!

Gifts for the Kids

Craft Books 

Keep the kids busy this holiday season with our awesome selection of themed craft books, including paint-by-sticker, scratch and sketch, and holiday picture books!! These engaging, festive finds will keep children entertained for hours while nurturing a love for reading at the same time.


Wallaces Garden Center-Bettendorf-Iowa-Gift Guide 2023-kids books and plantsMini Plants for Beginner Green Thumbs 

There's no better way to encourage a child's love of plants than by giving them their own! Consider gifting the budding young gardeners on your list an engaging, easy-to-care-for plant companion, like a succulent or a Venus fly trap (you know, because of the whole bug-eating thing). Their interesting textures and appearances make them the perfect way to get kids excited about the wonders of nature!


Gifts for the Cook

Themed Aprons 

For all those hard-working cooks and bakers in your life, there's no better way to say "thanks for all of the free food" than with a new apron! Whatever their taste and aesthetic, we've got the perfect holiday-themed aprons to stuff in their stockings or wrap up for them under the tree this year. 


Wallaces Garden Center-Bettendorf-Iowa-Gift Guide 2023-aprons and cookbooksCookbooks 

We all have that one foodie friend who's constantly on the lookout for new recipe inspirations, so why not toss in a cookbook or two with one of those aprons we mentioned? Whether they've fully evolved into a gourmet home cook or are still mastering the basics, we've got something for every food lover on your list this holiday season.

Gifts for Nature-Lovers

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Bird Baths & Bird Feeders 

If you have friends or family members with birds on the brain, you'll want to check out our in-store selection of bird feeders and bird baths! They'll love you for getting their Bettendorf backyards buzzing with birds this winter, and the birds will love you for giving them the gift of fresh food and water. 

Gifts for for Everyone

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Whether they're stuffed in a stocking or wrapped underneath the tree, you can't go wrong by giving the gift of socks! Lucky for you, we've got playful patterns for the kids and teens in your life, along with some fantastic winter-themed selections everyone will love. 

No matter who you're shopping for this holiday season, we've got the perfect garden gift ideas to make their holidays a little bit brighter this year. Stop by and see us today at Wallace's Garden Center to check out all the festive fun we're getting up to right now! 

Happy shopping!

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