The Gift of Gardening
Sure, what you'll hand to your mom will be the seedlings you picked up from your local farmers' market or nursery, but the real gift is the time you'll spend together planting. Need gardening advice? Try our 9 Easy Steps for Organic Gardening, or get mom started with a gourmet salad garden kit ($15 at bambeco.com).
Got an city mom? Pick up a copy of Heart of Green Award-winner Amy Pennington's new book Apartment Gardening: Plants, Projects, and Recipes for Growing Food in Your Urban Home ($13 at amazon.com).
Related: Q&A with Author Amy Pennington