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Mothers Day Garden Gift Idea + Printables

Want a unique and easy Mother’s Day craft that’s simple enough for kids to make? If your mom loves gardening or loves eating healthy, then this DIY Mothers Day Garden Gift idea is going to make your mother smile!

Lettuce packets tied together with mothers day garden gift tag lettuce celebrate how great you are

You’ll also want to check out our Best Gifts for Gardeners for even more ideas!

Mothers Day Garden Gift 

This easy mini garden gift idea gives mom a tiny garden to enjoy instantly. She can plant the seeds and harvest her own kitchen garden soon afterwards.

Mothers Day garden gift bag with lettuce packets cardboard seed starters soil and gardening gloves

It’s perfect for any gardener, whether a container garden, windowsill garden, raised garden or a small patch of dirt in the backyard.

Mothers Day Garden Gift materials lettuce seed packets cardboard seed starters gold polka dot gift bag silver bowl filled with soil

Mom will love that she can grow her own food in a small garden. And when she’s enjoying a fresh salad grown at home, she’ll think of your Mothers Day gift long after the day has gone by.

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Mothers Day Gift Printables

A little bit of garden humor and a play on words makes this Mothers Day printable the star of the show!

“Lettuce Celebrate How Great You Are” is the perfect way to show a gardening mom that you love her. It’s a humorous sentiment but still celebrates mom’s love for gardening and healthy eating.

packs of lettuce seed packets tied together with bow and lettuce celebrate how great you are for mothers day gift tag tied on top

With these three printables (two shown +  bonus one), you can print out the tags at home. It’s perfect for making one gift, or maybe making several gifts for all of the women in your life. (Sign up below and you’ll gain access to our Free Digital Library, which includes the printables.)

This Mothers Day Garden Gift is also a great DIY craft for kids. They’ll love getting their hands dirty making the gardening kit. Then they can help mom in the garden and learn about growing food, too.

DIY Instructions Mothers Day Garden Gift

Garden Gift Materials:

DIY supplies for mothers day garden gift soil lettuce packs, scissors gift bag gardening gloves seed starters hole punch silver bowl filled with soil

● Potting mix
● Paper gift bag
● Small cellophane gift bag
● Ribbon
● Seed starting trays or small pots
● 4 packs Lettuce/Greens seeds
● Gardening gloves
● Scissors
● Hole Punch
● Salad garden kit printed label
● Salad garden printed gift tag

Garden Gift Instructions:

1. Punch a hole in the corner of the salad garden printed gift tag.

Lettuce printable gift tag with a hole punch and lettuce seed packets in the background for Mothers Day gift
2. Using ribbon, tie four  packs of lettuce/greens together, placing the gift tag on top. A lettuce pack should be on top, with the lettuce label visible, so that the printable tag makes sense.

packs of lettuce seeds tied together with a ribbon and a printable gift tag for mothers day garden gift
3. Estimate how much potting soil your mom would need to fill the pots or seed trays that you are gifting her. Place the same amount of potting soil into a cellophane gift bag, and tie it closed with ribbon.

colorful cellophane bag filled with soil for mothers day garden gift 4. Roll your garden gloves up, and tie together with ribbon.
garden gloves rolled up and tied with ribbon with lettuce seed packets5. Attach the Salad Garden Kit printed label to the front of a gift bag.

Salad Garden Kit printable gift tag next to scissors on top of a polka dot gift bag
6. When you are ready to give your Salad garden kit as a gift, place the gardening items into the gift bag, and top with some colorful tissue paper if you’d like.

P.S. This is a great tutorial if you want to make your own customizable DIY Seed packets.

This is perfect gift idea for a last minute Mother’s Day craft and it’s an easy DIY Mother’s Day gift for kids. The useful gift that gives fresh, healthy food for weeks to come is a perfect way to show mom (or someone who is like a mom) that you love her!


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Nancy Lee

Sunday 9th of August 2020

This blessing has a twofold advantage with yummy servings of mixed greens for a considerable length of time. I'm adhered on what to get my relative. I wish I could do this, yet her significant other is an incredible nursery worker. It's too charming, however! Btw bunch of thanks for sharing this phenomenal gift ideas with us.

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Tuesday 10th of April 2018

What a cute idea!! I'm stuck on what to get my mother-in-law.. I wish I could do this, but her husband is quite the gardener. Super cute though!

Kimberly Button

Wednesday 11th of April 2018

Mikki, Thanks! I love the idea of giving plants for gifts, whether they're in seed form or a potted plant. This gift has a double benefit with yummy salads for weeks, though ;)