While we provided our picks for the best garden gnomes below, it is really a subjective choice based on personal taste. In other words, the best gnome is the one that will bring you the most joy from viewing it. Nonetheless, we believe the variety of gnomes featured will appeal to many people. We hope you find a gnome that will happily live in your garden, yard, or home for many years to come.
The 21 Best Garden Gnomes of 2020
1. Design Toscano Sunflower Sammy Garden Gnome
This Sunflow Sammy is not only a cute decorative garden gnome but also bird feeder. The beautiful sunflower he holds is where the seed is placed for the birds and animals to enjoy. It stands 11-1/2 inches tall and weighs two pounds to easily move him where you please.
2. Gnome Solar Powered LED Outdoor Decor Garden Light
You will have to place this little guy in the sun because he is equipped with a solar panel that charges an internal rechargeable battery. The battery powers the light he holds which illuminates a small area of the garden each night. The light turns off when light is present around the gnome. It is made from a polyresin material that will withstand the elements. In addition to the yellow hat gnome pictured above, he is also available in a red or blue hat.
3. Gnomes Picnic Sleeping Cat Statue
Here is one for all the cat lovers out there. It features five gnomes relaxing and having fun on a sleeping feline. We especially like the gnome using the cat’s tail as a slide. This statue by Mark & Margot is gorgeously hand painted, but is also weather-proof making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
4. DWK Take A Hike Go Away Garden Gnome
Many people likely picture gnomes to be friendly and inviting. However, who’s to say one can’t have a little edge to him. This grumpy gnome not only displays the bird to viewers but also an unpleasant “Go Away!” sign that matches his facial expression. A sinister looking squirrel accompanies the gnome as he can be seen peering from behind the sign pole. This 18-inch tall resin material statue will undoubtedly create a lot of laughs for guests.
5. Sunnydaze Garden Gnome
This gnome is known as Adam the Playful. He sits on top of a mushroom as you he views a butterfly that seemingly just landed on his fingers. We truly appreciate the detail that was put into the facial features of this gnome and particularly the beard. The statue is 14 inches tall and is 5.5 inches wide. The resin material keeps this gnome light at around 2.5 pounds, making it easy to move around the yard as desired.
6. Joseph Studio Tall Gnome Garden Statue
Here is a 12-inch gnome who is holding a flower and also has a couple of blooms on his hat. This jolly little guy will fit into almost any garden, particularly one with flowers. It is made with a resin stone mix and it weighs about 1.6 pounds.
7. Ebros Grow Old with Me Mr and Mrs Gnome Statue
This gnome couple known as Mr. and Mrs. Gnome makes a great gift for an anniversary or a significant other that you love dearly. The two sit on a bench and hold a sign that reads, “Grow old with me, the best is yet to come”. A friendly little bluebird is perched peacefully behind Mr. Gnome. The statue is 11 inches tall and is made of cold cast polyresin. It is hand painted which should speak to the craftsmanship and care that goes into making this pair of gnomes.
8. Design Toscano Zen Garden Gnome
The garden is often a tranquil place, so why not add to the atmosphere with this zen gnome. He rests in the lotus position being at ease with himself and the world. A bluebird peers out from the gnome’s fluffy white beard who apparently has made himself at home there. The height of this statue is 8 inches with a width of 9.5 inches. It weighs a pound and is made of polyresin.
9. Fairy Garden Swinging Leaf Hammock Gnome
This Teresa’s Collections gnome fits perfectly into just about any garden where it can hang. The gnome rests in peace on the hammock without a care in the world. The statue is waterproof and sun resistant to allow it to hold up against the elements. The dimensions are 8.9×7.4×3.5 inches so it is toward the smaller side of the best garden gnomes featured here.
10. Collections Etc Solar Campfire Light Garden Gnomes
This statue of two gnomes roasting marshmallows over a campfire will bring a bit of fun and joy to the garden. The best part is that the faux flame lights up at night. It is powered by a battery that is rechargeable through solar technology equipped on the gnome. Don’t expect the light to illuminate the whole garden like a real fire pit, but it will provide a nice glow over the already charming gnomes.
11. Travelling Mr Gnome On Giant Turtle
You have to love this gnome that is traveling on the back of a life-like turtle. It is hand painted and polished with amazing detail put into the gnome and especially the turtle. While this might be on the pricier side for some, it is a larger gnome statue that will not go unnoticed in most gardens. The dimensions are 15 inches tall, 17.25 inches long, and 9.5 inches deep. If you keep it outside, it should be sprayed with polyurethane to avoid sun and other weather damage, as recommended by the manufacturer.
12. THE Garden Gnome
If you are looking for a classic gnome for the garden, this one is an excellent choice. He features the standard puffy white beard and red pointed hat that gnomes are famous for. The material is weather resistant making him suitable for outdoor display. He stands 10 inches which is a nice height to be noticeable in the garden.
13. Beer Garden Gnome
This Beer Garden Gnome is a solid option for gnome lovers who like to have a few cold ones here and there in the yard. He is raising a foaming mug of beer as he leans on the sign that directs visitors to the beer garden. Guests might need these directions after downing a few mugs of beer themselves.
14. Funny Guy Mugs Garden Gnome Statue
The gnome displays the middle finger while simultaneously mooning. Needless to say, he is going above and beyond to get his point across. This hilarious statue will get a lot of laughs whether it is displayed in the garden or given as funny gift. He is approximately 8 inches tall making him large enough to be noticable in garden for guest to easily spot.
15. Ziggy the Fishing Gnome Sitter
We known there are a ton of fishing enthusiasts out there. Why not bring this love to the home garden with Ziggy the Fishing gnome? This sitting gnome is super happy to have caught a gnome fish sporting the signature white beard and pointed red hat. His height is 9.5 inches with a width of 4 inches and a depth of 5.5 inches. This guy is made out of crushed stone that has been bonded with a resin. The UV resistant paint used to paint this gnome helps preserve the craftsmanship and high-quality detail of this gnome.
16. Big Mouth Toys Gnome on a Throne
A little potty humor out in the garden never hurt anyone. There is no doubt that you will get a few chuckles out of this reading toilet sitting gnome. I suppose even gnomes have to take care of business from time-to-time. His height is 9.5 inches and he is made out of a weatherproof resin.
17. Gnome Riding a Pug
For all the dog lovers, this one might be for you. An adorable pug wears a saddle to give a happy gnome a ride around the garden. The statue is made from a durable stone resin. Its height is 9.8 inches and its width is 8 inches.
18. Garden Gnome Tree Statues
These two joyful gnomes have used a bit of nature for their hats. One wears the upper leafy portion of a tree whereas the other uses the trunk that has a few colorful birds scattered over it. These stand about 10 inches tall with a width of 3 inches. They can be used both indoors or outdoors due to their premium materials.
19. Bigfoot Yeti With Gnomes
Bigfoot is often depicted as being an extremely scary creature. These gnomes don’t seem too concerned though, as they take a ride on the big man. The statue is quite large at 16″Hx 10.5″Wx7.5″D. It weighs 5 pounds making it heavy enough to remain standing during many windy days.
20. Gnome Mushroom Madness Statue
This statue features four gnomes having fun using a mushroom as a slide. It is beautifully hand painted with UV resistant paint. At 4 pounds, it will stay in place under most conditions. It measures 18″Hx10.5Wx6.5D. It is made from crushed stone and resin.
21. Cat, Gnome & Unicorn Statue
This gnome statue is something that is truly unique and crazy at the same time. You have the unicorn rearing and a cat mounted like a human on the unicorn. You then have the gnome prepared to fire his golden gun at any moment. Finally, the American flag waves gloriously in the wind high above them all. There is no doubt that this will be quite the conversation starter if you place it in your garden.