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Garden gifts he’ll dig: Pike Nurseries offers Father’s Day gift guide


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Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and for those still on the hunt for the perfect gift to celebrate dad, Pike Nurseries has a variety of garden-themed ideas to get him geared up for the summer growing season. Whether he loves taming the yard, mastering new tools, firing up fresh flavors or just being outdoors, dad is sure to dig these finds for the backyard and beyond.

For the Handy Man

For practical dads who like to take the DIY route with home improvement projects, Father’s Day is all about new tools to stock the shed. With the right garden accessories, dad can take on any landscape! Arm him with the essentials to get the job done efficiently and effectively. A sharp hand pruner like the Felco Pruner #2 or a long handled lopper for those hard-to-reach branches will be appreciated additions to his collection.


For the Grill Master

Gardening can really work up an appetite, and there’s nothing better than satisfying those summer craving with a tasty meal fresh off the grill! From tools and brushes to rib racks, kabob sets and pizza stones, Pike Nurseries offers a variety of grill accessories to get dad fired up for the season of sizzle! For the ultimate gift, choose from a selection of Saber Grills with infrared technology that locks in juice or the Kamado Joe Grill, which functions as a grill, smoker and oven combined! With top-notch tools and a high quality grill, dad will be serving up smokin’ recipes like a pro!


For the Nature Lover

If dad loves to take in the sights and sounds of nature, a birdhouse is a great gift choice for bringing the backyard to life! Pike Nurseries has a variety of bird feeders and seed to attract a colorful flurry of activity right to his doorstep. Feathered friends will also appreciate the safe haven from the summer heat.

For the Woodsman

For a truly thoughtful, long-lasting gift, plant a tree together to enjoy for years to come! Choose a foundation tree that will provide tasty fruit, like an apple or pear tree, or a smaller tree with stunning foliage, like a Japanese Maple. The experts at Pike Nurseries can provide professional advice for selecting and growing the best tree for the family yard. Plus, all trees and shrubs at Pike Nurseries are guaranteed for life.

For the Dreamer

Help turn dad’s dream landscape into a reality! A Pike Nurseries landscape design expert can do an on-site design consultation to assess existing conditions, including drainage, soil and water considerations and discuss his particular goals and wishes. The designer will draw a plan to scale and show the placement of plants, paths, decks, walls, drainage solutions and outdoor living areas. To book dad a landscape design appointment, contact a local Pike Nurseries store!

For the Green Thumb Guru

If dad loves gardening and being outdoors, take time to play in the dirt with him. There are so many teachable moments in the garden – from learning the value of growing fruits and vegetables to appreciating the beauty of nature. Whether it’s tending to flowers, picking edibles or planting seeds, time spent together is a gift he can cherish forever.

For any Dad

Let dad choose his own garden gift with a Pike Nurseries gift card. The card, available online or in-store, comes in any denomination and never expires.

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Ever committed to its customers’ gardening success, Pike Nurseries takes pride in taking the guesswork out of gardening. Offering superior knowledge, quality and selection in a friendly, caring environment, Pike Nurseries has been an Atlanta icon for over 50 years. Founded in 1958 by Pete Pike, its ability to adapt to market conditions and community needs has made it a respected Southern institution. As Atlanta’s oldest garden chain, Pike Nurseries has 16 retail locations in the Atlanta, GA, Greensboro, GA and Charlotte, NC areas and employs the most certified garden experts. Now led by CEO Mike Kunce, Pike Nurseries looks forward to continued growth as it keeps Georgia and North Carolina beautiful, one landscape at a time.

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  1. momknowsbest15 says

    My husband would love a new grill. The red one looks pretty cool

  2. Stephanie Ortez says

    Great tips to celebrate Father’s Day! I’m definitely going to buy a grill for my brother in law (he thinks he’s the ultimate grill master0 😉

  3. cgmjemus says

    A very fine nursery. If you want the best and the healthiest plants GO TO PIKE

  4. cgmjemus says

    Reblogged this on cgmjemus's Blog.

  5. Cynthia Nicoletti says

    I have never heard of Pike. I checked out their site thanks for sharing

  6. Chloe Crabtree says

    Alas, my father has reached an age where he is just happy to wake up healthy each day. Gift certificates have become the best thing for both of my parents for holidays, but someday my son and son in law will have yards and these gifts will all be great ideas.

  7. These sound like great gift ideas! This grill looks small enough for our tiny backyard!

  8. Elizabeth O. says

    There’s a gift for every hobby that your dad may have, how awesome is that! I think this is one of the best guides I’ve seen so far. It’s nice to know that we have a lot of options!

  9. Inspiring Kitchen says

    This is an awesome list of gifts for dads. My husband would surely love a new grill.

  10. Azlin Bloor says

    Some fantastic ideas here! That barbecue really looks good.

  11. Carol Cassara (@ccassara) says

    With hubby’s birthday coming up, these are some fab ideas that I can consider. He has just about everything, but there are a few things here that he might enjoy.

  12. Lexie Lane says

    I love that grill, it looks nice and perfect for any BBQ outdoor activities. I love your garden too.

  13. buffisan0227 says

    I love the grill aster suggestion. I like them all, but that one is my favorite. This is a great, timely guide.

  14. fsqgwebadmin says

    Great ideas for the outdoor man. Wish I lived in Atlanta. This sounds like a great nursery!!

  15. B says

    I need a new grill! My husband isn’t much of a griller, though, so it would be for me rather than him, but I would still buy one!

    We could use a new spot to plant fruits and veggies, too, but I think I might forgo mine this year!

  16. She rocks the suburbs says

    Love these ideas featured on your website. Your pictures look great and I know my husband would love a new grill.

  17. ana fernandez says

    A new grill would be awesome! he loves to invite his friends for a good BBQ

  18. Kathy says

    I think these are all wonderful ideas! I don’t even have a grill yet, so I know we really need to get one of those. My husband would probably grill out a lot if I actually got one.

  19. Rosey says

    The Pike Nursery would be a welcome gift idea, I already know. Growing is very fulfilling.

  20. Christina Aliperti says

    A new grill with accessories would make an awesome gift! I have to check out Pike’s site, sounds like they have great stuff for gardening.

  21. Alfonzowords says

    MMMM that one pic looks so delicious I want that hahaha. I dig how you used the word dig hahah that’s the spirit. Great post and products. Thank you

  22. tiffanyhathorn says

    These sound like really great, considerate gifts for gardening enthusiasts. I would love most of them myself. 🙂

  23. hautebeautyguide says

    That grill looks like a winner!!!

  24. Danne Reed says

    I like BBQ parties at our very own backyard. I like your grilling, looks really neat!

  25. Terri Ramsey Beavers says

    I know several men who would love to get one of those grills. I also know several who are single and take pride in their lawn and flower beds.

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