We love plants. Like, a lot. And we’re always looking to expand our collections, which is why it’s always good to know the best places to shop for plants online. Sure, they existed before, but they’ve really thrived in recent years. Online plant shops bring a bigger variety of plants to people who may not have access to nurseries or plant shops where they live. You can find rare plants, amazing plant accessories like one-of-a-kind pots, and all of the fan favorites. Having talked about the big online plant retailers, we wanted to showcase some of the best Black-owned online plant stores that have helped people bring the outdoors in and create their own indoor jungles.
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Planting With P
Planting with P was founded in 2019 by Paris Hannon. The online shop sells a variety of houseplants as well as flower arrangements, wreaths and candles, and more. She’s got rare plants for sale, some small baby plants, and larger more common plants, and they’re all sold at pretty reasonable prices. December sees the addition of the poinsettia and holiday cactus.
In addition to selling plants, you can also find smudge sticks, which people use to cleanse their space to invite positive energy in, and custom crystal manifestation jars. But perhaps the coolest thing she’s got for sale is her All Things Plant Related Subscription Box. It’s a monthly subscription includes a sage stick, a DIY plant kit, and some other fun things.
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Tal & Bert
Founded in February 2020 by husband and wife Ray and Val Talbert, Tal & Bert features unique pots made with hand-poured concrete and minerals that plant parents are loving. They have two brick-and-mortar shops in Pennsylvania, but you can shop online too.
Their beautiful Geode collection boasts planters of different sizes to hold your favorite houseplants and vessels to showcase air plants. We especially love their plant hangers, which look beautiful hanging in a window, the geodes glistening in the sunlight. And of course, this place is a one-stop shop as you can purchase plants from their online store to go with your new pot.
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LeafMe is an online plant shop based in Detroit, Michigan that really focuses on the idea that plants are a big part of self care and that creating a healthy relationship with plants can boost your mood and your life. They sell your favorite plants like the Monstera deliciosa and Pilea peperomioides in various sizes, plant food, pots, watering cans, and more. The carefully curated selection is really beautiful and will definitely brighten up your home.
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Brooklyn-based nursery Natty Garden knows what they’re doing when it comes to plants. They first opened in 2008 as a small store and since then have evolved into a huge shop and an online retailer. They sell pretty much everything ranging from indoor and outdoor plants and planters to landscaping services and holiday trees and wreaths.
When you shop online you can easily find the perfect plant for your space as they categorize plants based on the light you have in your home. If you’ve got high light, why not grab a cactus? Low-light? Get your hands on a philodendron.
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"With so many technological advances and shifts, our society is overstimulated and anxious," says Mignon Hemsley, the co-founder of Grounded. "Our goal is to bring people back to earth and take their focus off of digital life for at least a few moments of the day.” And this online plant shop is doing just that.
They offer a great selection of beautiful houseplants and planters and each plant comes with care information to help you better understand what your plant will need from you and your space. They also give customers complimentary one-on-one access to plant specialists who can help you repot your plants or answer any questions that may arise.
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Isha Plants is a great online shop because they offer a variety of subscriptions for plant lovers. The Plant Propagation subscription teaches people how to propagate plants. It includes curated plant cuttings that may come from rare plants, step-by-step instructions on the propagation technique for that month, and more. There’s the Beginning Botanists subscription, which teaches the basics of being a plant parent. It includes curated plants that are good for beginners, access to videos about the plant, and more. You can also choose the Bougie Botanists subscription, which has more unique or hard-to-find plants or plant cuttings, or even the Budding Botanists subscription, which is recommended for kids ages 8 to 13. It gives kids the chance to get their hands dirty and learn about plants.
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Tennessee Tropicals is an online plant shop that carries a diverse selection of houseplants. They have a large variety of popular houseplants and some unique ones like the Philodendron ‘Mccolley’s Finale’. Keep in mind that during winter months they’ll wait until weather is a bit more mild (to avoid big snowstorms or cold snaps) to ship so your plant stays healthy during transit.
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My Crazy Plant Life
Shameka Calvin first created My Crazy Plant Life as a hobby and has since evolved into a business and a great online plant shop. She sells a variety of plants and cuttings ranging from aroids to begonias, to calathea, succulents, hoyas, and everything in between. She also sells mounted plants and plants that have already been potted, which would make excellent gifts for the plant people in your life.