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Take this mom's advice: Here are the best Mother's Day gifts for moms who love to garden

Take this mom's advice: Here are the best Mother's Day gifts for moms who love to garden

If your Mother's Day offerings tend to fall into two categories: a) gift cards or b) yet another orchid, we're here to redeem you with a whole new genre: cool stuff for the garden.

Whether Mom is a weed warrior with a spacious backyard garden or a patio putterer with a bunch of potted plants, the right tool can make all the difference between blisters and bliss.

Before you protest that Mom already has plenty of tools, do a little inventory. Chances are her arsenal includes a dinged-up trowel, a dull hand pruner and garden gloves with gaping holes. The truth is — and I am speaking from experience here — many mom gardeners are seduced by sexy garden gadgets, but...

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