Holiday Gift Guide 2015: The Green Thumb

From tools to tomes, present ideas for expert gardeners and succulent-killers alike

Whether buying for an expert gardener who has acres of backyard or an apartment-dwelling succulent-killer, there’s something for every kind of plant enthusiast this season. From beautiful watering cans that double as vases, to traditional Japanese gardening tools and even books about plants (for those with the heart but not the touch, regarding taking care of greenery), our gift guide for green thumbs—of all skill …

Hori Hori All-Purpose Digging Knife

Made from high-quality carbon steel, this 11-inch Hori Hori (“hori” meaning “to dig” in Japanese) is perfect for repotting indoor or outdoor plants and getting rid of pesky weeds. Part knife and part spade, its blade is serrated to get through roots and tough soil. Complete with a gold-decorated vinyl sheath, a hori hori is essential for any green thumb.