250+ Free Things for Gardens! A Must for Gardeners
How does your garden grow? Everything is better with free things! So, why not gardens?
We’ve harvested a TON of free things you can get to help your lawn and garden grow better.
Get ready to plant your garden with our big list of garden freebies! From vegetable plants, herbs, flowers, and lawn care tips – we’ve got something to help make every green thumb greener!
Don’t miss the hundreds of free books on Amazon. Plus, 60 free catalogs (many include high-value coupons!) Composting, and other tips and hacks. Where to find a master gardener, and how to plan your garden with free tools. Recipes for freshly grown produce. And even garden giveaways!
100+ Free Gardening Books on Amazon
Note: prices change often on Amazon. Please be sure of the price is $0 on any of the Amazon ebooks.
- 5 Book Set: How to Grow Food in a Small Area
- Gardening: The Ultimate Gardening Guide-Book for Your Organic Garden
- Vertical Gardening: The Beginner’s Guide To Organic & Sustainable Produce Production Without A Backyard
- Garden Magic In Your Backyard!: The Experts tell you how – covers a variety of subjects like perennials, bulbs, pruning, mulch, vermiculture and more.
- A to Z Gardening for Beginners This guide will help you know all the basics of gardening. Everything from types of gardens, how much sunlight plants need, companion planting, essential garden tools to have, and much more.
- Easy Container Gardening – 10 Beautiful benefits of container gardening
- Container Gardening: Month by Month – Container gardening is gardening at its most versatile.
- Tomatoes and Herb Gardening – A beginners manual for growing herbs and tomatoes
- Learn how to successfully DIY design your garden, and what to look for when hiring professional landscapers and designers to help you – Garden Design and Landscaping – The Beginner’s Guide to the Processes Involved with Successfully Landscaping a Garden
- Another great guide for saving seeds – Saving Your Own Vegetable Seeds
- Weekend Homesteader
- Perennial Gardening
- Gardening 101
- HUNDREDS MORE free books for Crafts, Hobbies, and Home (including gardening books!) click here for the full list
You can read Free Kindle books on any device! Click the link above to get your free book. And, you can read it anywhere. You don’t even need a Kindle! You can get the FREE Kindle e-reader software (click here) for every major device and computer available.
Read this anywhere with the Free Kindle Reading app!
Free PDF Gardening Books
North American Rock Garden – you can read the older issues of Rock Garden Quarterly for free
Project Gutenberg – free gardening ebooks
Free Seed & Garden Books by Mail
You can request these free seed catalogs. Click on the catalog link, fill out your shipping information on the form and submit the completed form. We have also listed online catalogs
Annie’s Annuals – Order their catalog for exclusive plants. Sign up for their newsletter and get nursery news and info on our sales days.
Burpee – Order their catalog and you will also be eligible for a money-saving promo code on your first order.
Eden Brothers – Online catalog and shopping
Fedco Seeds – Online catalogs and PDF downloads
Gardeners Idea Book from Proven Winners – Add “WOW” to your garden! Create beds of lasting color. Turn foliage into focal points. Plant colorful containers with high impact. Find blooming shrubs for your region!
Gardens Alive! – Online catalog
Gurney’s Seed & Nursery – Order their catalog and also get a coupon for $25 OFF your purchase! Request a catalog for your friends!
Jackson & Perkins Gift and Plant – Request a rose, plant or gift catalog
Johnny’s Selected Seeds – Sign up for their catalog and you can also sign up for their newsletter which will have savings, product news and more.
Nichols Garden – Online PDF catalog
Redwood City City Seed – Online catalog
Renee’s Garden – Online catalog
Rohrer Seeds – Click on the green Request a Seed Catalog button at the bottom of the page
Spring Hill Nursery – Provide your email and they will send you a $25.00 coupon off your next purchase of $50 or more
Territorial Seed Co – Specializes in seeds, plants, garden tools and more
Van Bougondien – Dutch flower bulbs and perennials
Van Engelen – Dutch Flower bulbs
Victory Seeds – PDF download
- DIY! Grab some FREE Starbucks coffee grounds! and set up your ultimate compost. Check with your local Starbucks to see if they are participating. This is on a first-come, first-serve basis. They give away large 5-pound bags of coffee grounds for free.
- Sign up for free wood chip mulch in your area. This may not be available to all. Sign up for Chipdrop
- Contact your local yard waste center to check on the availability of mulch and compost. You may have to load up your own bags and garbage cans but the savings will be worth it.
- Here are more tips for composting
- Here are some great tips for keeping critters out of the garden.
- Get a free sample pack and brochure from Benner’s Garden
- Identify those insects in your garden, with this guide! This guide will show you what the insect looks like and their behavior. Orkin Pest Control Library
- Here’s a spider identification chart —Spider ID chart
- A little something for the kids! Free Coloring Pages. Insect Coloring Pages
- Cornmeal Gluten as a weed killer
- Home Made Mosquito Yard Spray
- Best Homemade Weed Killer
More Gardening Tips and Hacks
- Find a master gardener in your area for free!
- Free Interactive Kitchen Garden Planner
- Free Garden Notebook
- How to Can Tomatoes
- Easy Refrigerator Pickles (my favorite recipe!)
- How to freeze zucchini so it’s not mushy!
- How to Make Homemaid Sundried Tomatoes from the Garden
- Deep Root Watering tip:
- Highly rated Gardening Claw Gloves
Burpee New Plant Giveaway- Enter for your chance to win a box of 2021’s new vegetable & herb introductions from Burpee Plants. There will 6 lucky winners. Enter by March 15, 2020. Burpee New Plants Giveaway from Garden Gate
Mother Earth News – Get the chance to win a $24,000 prize package consisting of an outdoor furnace, a robotic lawn mower, a two-wheeled tractor, a vegetable table, and much more. Ends August 26, 2020. Mother Earth News – 50th Anniversary Giveaway
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