Mountain Crest Gardens Gift Guide


Succulents make beautiful, thoughtful gifts and this easy guide will help you find the perfect presents for all of the special people in your life. Grown and designed with care, these succulent creations are easy to love and even easier to grow whether the recipient is new to plants or a succulent expert. Don't let yourself become overwhelmed by holiday shopping. Give a gift that cultivates joy!

Wreath Forms Planted with Succulent Plugs

1. Elegant Succulent Gift Box

For a ready-to-go gift that's bursting with style, you can't go wrong with a succulent gift box. It was recently featured in a video by YouTube's Garden Answer, and includes 16 tender succulents wrapped with tissue paper in a sleek white box. The mix is assorted and all twelve pots are labeled by species or cultivar. There's also a detailed care guide included, so it's novice friendly.

Soft Succulent Gift Box: $38

Succulent Gift Box


2. The Ultimate Succulent Club Membership

Need a gift for someone who has everything? You can't go wrong with The Ultimate Succulent Club! Your lucky recipient will receive four unique succulent plants each month. These plants will share a common theme that will vary significantly month to month. Examples of themes include color tones, seasonal varieties, ready to bloom, exotic forms, fuzzy textures, indoor growers, sun lovers, and much more. Themes are announced weeks before the ship date to give club members the option to skip a month.

Each month's package also comes with a mystery bonus plant or accessory and collectible plant info cards.

Subscription: $21.95 / month + free shipping

Succulent Subscription Box


3. Incredible Succulent Samplers

Many people don't know where to start with succulents, but we have just the thing! With our sampler trays, there's no need to decide - you get a little bit of everything. These trays feature plants in 2.0" pots and all varieties are different (50 for the Ultimate Sampler and 25 for the Super Sampler). Plus, every tray comes with an ID sheet that includes the full plant names and hardiness ratings.

MCG Ultimate Succulent Sampler: $89 + free shipping
MCG Super Succulent Sampler: $53

Ultimate Sampler


MCG Super Succulent Sampler


4. Mini Succulent Ornaments

Succulent ornaments are a wonderful way to add a little life to your holiday decorations. Best of all, at the end of the season most plants can be removed from their ornaments and easily transplanted!

Rustic Jingle Bell: $12

Rustic Jingle Bell

Popular new addition for 2020. Features adorable live rosette cuttings attached to a 3.0” rustic metal jingle bell.

Mini Tin Pail Ornaments: 3 for $12, 6 for $22, or 12 for $40

Tin Pail Ornaments

Clay Pot Ornaments: Set of 4 for $12

Clay Pot Ornaments

Last year these little guys were so popular we couldn’t keep them in stock! Our Tin Pail and Terracotta ornaments are filled with either earthy Sempervivum or pastel Echeveria.

Air Plant & Urchin Shell: $12

Urchin Shell and Air Plant

Holiday Air Plant Lantern: $12

Holiday Air Plant Lantern

Know someone who loves Air Plants or just needs a super low-maintenance plant? We have two different styles of air plant ornaments (in shells or in festive lanterns), so you can help these lovely epiphytes find their way back into the trees.

Wood Slice Rosettes: $12 for set of 3

Wood Slice Rosettes

Hanging Wreath: $8

Hanging Wreath

Prefer succulent rosettes on your ornaments? We have also added them to our grapevine wreaths. Sticking to our local roots here in the forests of northern California, we created wood slice rosette ornaments hung with jute for a natural, elegant look. You get to pick if you want a cluster of succulents or one large rosette!

Mini Sequoia Cone Ornaments: $12 for a set of 3

Sequoia Cones

Our sister nursery, CalForest, grows trees for reforestation all along the West Coast. We borrowed some of their Giant Seqouia cones and thought, why not! Behold the trio Succulent and Seqouia Cone Ornaments, a tribute to our giant redwoods!


5. MCG Creations™

MCG Creations™ are made right here at the nursery by Mountain Crest Gardens staff.

Rustic Birdhouse - Indoor Arrangement: $28

Rustic Jingle Bell

This creation features a mix of indoor succulents (usually Crassula, Echeveria, and Tender Sedum) placed atop the roof of our natural wood birdhouse, accented using moss.

Terracotta Heart: $25

Terracotta Heart

A lovely assortment of hardy succulents like Sempervivum and Sedum arranged in a fun heart-shaped pot.

Brick Mould Arrangement: $35

Brick Mould Arrangement

A 12" x 3.5" x 6" brick mould, planted with ten of our most popular varieties .

Best Seller Basket - Indoor: $15

Best Seller Basket

Why complicate things? This selection features four of our most popular varieties of soft succulents and comes ready to gift in a lovely straw-lined basket.


6. Mountain Crest Gardens Gift Certificate

Need to get a gift for your boss or your kid's teacher but don’t know what plants they like? What better gift to get them than a Mountain Crest Gardens Gift Certificate. You pick the amount and they get to decide if they want plants, pots, books, or anything else we have! We offer digital or printed certificates, mailed directly to your recipient!


7. Succulent Books

For people who already own and love succulents, what could be better than informative books full of beautiful photos of these charming plants. Our library includes a wide array of knowledgeable authors on topics such as care info for beginners, landscape design, indoor container gardening, designing green roofs, and so much more. A good number of our books are even on sale at the moment, so reserve a copy for you or a friend before they sell out!

Succulent Books


We hope we have helped you make some of your holiday shopping a little easier this year. Remember, you can pre-order your gifts now and we will send them whenever you request. We ship Mondays and Tuesdays and shipping is free for orders over $75 within the contiguous United States.

From all of us at Mountain Crest Gardens, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!