65 Best Plant Jokes That You'll Be Very Frond Of

Father and sons lying on the grass laughing at plant jokes.

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Plants and nature are a great source of both happiness and education for children.

Whether it's tending to your house plants or harvesting a homemade feast, plants are something for all of the family to partake in and enjoy. Want to bring the joy of gardening into the home without getting mud on your hands?

Here are sixty-five of the best nature puns that are so funny, you might wet your plants!

Flower Jokes

Girl in a sunflower field smiling with a sunflower in front of her face.
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For some flowery laughs, here are ten funny plant puns.

1) What did one flower say to the other? What's up bud?

2) What kind of flower grows on your face? Tulips!

3) What did the bee say to the flower? Hello honey!

4) Why do flowers always drive so fast? They put the petal to the metal!

5) Did you hear about the two flowers who went on a date? It's a budding romance!

6) What did the flower study in college? STEM!

7) Why are flowers so good at problem solving? They know how to nip it in the bud!

8) What does a flower say when it's surprised? What in carnation?!

9) What do you call a flower that runs on electricity? A power plant!

10) What is Spring's favourite kind of pickle? Daffo-dills!

Forest Jokes

Sun shining through the trees in the forest.
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These ten plant jokes will have you rolling around on the forest floor!

11) What did Princess Leia say after she planted some trees? May the forest be with you!

12) What do you call a sleepy rainforest? Pajamazon!

13) What do you call a jungle where the animals talk about current events? A topical rainforest!

14) How do you send a message in a forest? Use moss code!

15) Who lives in the haunted Hundred Acre Wood? Winnie the Boo!

16) Why did the tree take a nap? For rest!

17) How did the squirrel get lost in the forest? It took the wrong root!

18) What do grizzlies do if they're having a bad day in the forest? Grin and bear it!

19) What did the beaver say as he left the forest? It's been nice gnawing you!

20) They say the Giant Sequoia forests have lots of stories, but they only ever tell tall tales!

Tree Jokes

Young kids sitting in the forest next to a tree laughing at plant jokes.

These ten tree jokes are going to grow on you!

21) What kind of tree can you hold in your hand? A palm tree!

22) How do trees get on the Internet? They log on!

23) Why do trees hate riddles? They always get stumped!

24) Why are trees good at algebra? They can always find the root of the equation!

25) Why are trees so good at networking? They're constantly branching out!

26) How can you identify a dogwood tree? By its bark!

27) What was wrong with the tree's car? It wooden start!

28) What is a tree's favourite subject in school? Geome-tree!

29) Did you know I can cut down a tree by looking at it? It's true, I saw it with my own eyes!

30) A snare drum and a cymbal fall out of a tree. *Ba-dum-tsssss*

Leaf Jokes

Toddler in the park playing with the autumn leaves.
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These plant puns will not leaf you hanging!

31) Why did the leaf go to the doctor? It was feeling green!

32) Why can't you iron a four leaf clover? Because you shouldn't press your luck!

33) How do plants make themselves heard? With amp-leaf-ication!

34) I was worried that the plants were fake, but they weren't. That's a real leaf!

35) My new leaf blower doesn't work. It sucks!

36) I never used to like plants, but I turned over a new leaf!

37) How do plants contact each other? They use the te-leaf-one!

38) What do you call a salad leaf that constantly goes to the gym? Shredded lettuce!

39) What did Autumn say to Summer? Make like a tree and leaf!

40) I saw a leaf that was shaped like a chicken. I think it fell from a poul-tree!

Gardener jokes

Toddler walking among the plants in the garden holding a basket.
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These garden puns will grow on you faster than grass on a hot summer day!

41) Why did the gardener plant light bulbs? He wanted a power plant!

42) Why did the gardener quit his job? His celery wasn't high enough!

43) The gardener used to make loads of money from clearing lawns. She was raking it in!

44) What new plant did the gardener sow? Beets me!

45) Where do farmers send their children to school? Kinder-garden!

46) I was really impressed with the gardener I met the other day. He was outstanding in his field!

47) Why did no one laugh at the gardener's jokes? Because they were too corney!

48) What do you get when you cross a gardener and some trendy headphones? Beets by Dre!

49) The gardener's tractor is magic! He was driving it down the road and then turned into a field!

50) What is the gardener's favourite book? War and Peas!

Vegetable Jokes

A colourful assortment of lots of vegetables.
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These next ten plant puns will have you making like a pea and split your sides!

51) What did the baby corn say to the mother corn? Where's popcorn?

52) Why did the cabbage win the race? Because it was ahead!

53) What kind of vegetable do you get when an elephant walks through your garden? Squash!

54) Why did the tomato blush? Because he saw the salad dressing!

55) Why do potatoes make the best detectives? Because they always keep their eyes peeled!

56) Where do vegetables go to have a few drinks? The salad bar!

57) What's green and goes to summer camp? A Brussels' scout!

58) Why did the Golden Delicious go to jail? Because he was a rotten apple!

59) Why do melons have fancy weddings? Because they cantaloupe!

60) What is small, red and whispers? A hoarse radish!

Plant Knock Knock Jokes

Any nature fan will love these five knock knock jokes about plants.

61) Knock knock.

Who's there?


Leaf who?

Leaf me alone!

62) Knock knock.

Who's there?


Honeydew who?

Honeydew you want to hear some gardening jokes?

63) Knock knock.

Who's there?


Turnip who?

Turnip the music, let's salsa dance!

64) Knock knock.

Who's there?


Iva who?

Iva lot of work to do in the garden today, come out and help me!

65) Knock knock.

Who's there?


Cash who?

No thanks, I prefer peanuts!



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