Every April I find myself scrolling through a dizzying array of succulent bouquets, lavender hand creams, silky caramel chocolates, and various other ephemera marketed as “perfect for Mom!” But over the years I’ve come to realize that there’s no such thing as the “perfect” Mother’s Day gift, only the gift that’s perfect for your mom. And if your mom is anything like mine, there’s one area that’s guaranteed to spark joy: gardening.
Whether she’s a practiced backyard grower or window box devotee, these Mother’s Day garden gifts are the way to go. After all, what could be a more fitting gift for the person who’s been cultivating your growth since day one? To help narrow down the perfect products, I asked six food industry folks with majorly green thumbs for their go-to gardening tools. From palm-perfect pruners to heritage seeds, these are the items at the top of their list. Read on, and don’t forget to call your mother.
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