Adding a touch of nature is one of the easiest ways to cheer up any space — and we're also firm believers that a bit of shrubbery makes our cramped apartments appear much bigger and brighter than they actually are. (Plus, green is such a soothing color.) Click ahead to
refresh your home with some help from the top plant emporiums: there's everything from succulents to money trees and ferns included. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission. Natty Garden
A Brooklyn-based nursery and garden supply center that offers a stacked online selection of everything from indoor plants to outdoor herbs, soil, fertilizers, garden tools, and even some
. Natty Garden is
owned and run by Joel Mahfood
, a Jamaican native, who started the small but now bustling greenery business back in 2018.
Visit Natty Garden The Sill
We just can't get enough of The Sill's trendy aesthetic. The site offers an Instagram-worthy curation of succulents, ferns, and aloe vera, and the website is equally packed with leafy goodness. Another major feature we keep coming back for? Its wide selection of cute planters in a variety of colors.
Visit The Sill. The ZEN Succulent
This small-business plant shop is run by a mother-daughter duo out of Durham, North Carolina. Margaret and Megan George specialize in modern takes on traditional terrariums — inspired by their love of vibrant colors mixed with nature and urban planting. Each succulent to air-plant and marimo ball is locally sourced and handcrafted into the living landscape creations thoughtfully curated and sold in their brick-and-mortar store as well as on their site.
Visit The ZEN Succulent Bloomscape
Bloomscape delivers a wide array of green friends already-potted and ready to thrive (a.k.a. "living room ready"). The company's packaging is made from 100% recyclable materials and each plant comes complete with detailed care instructions for easy maintenance. And with a well-groomed leafy lineup — from red prayer-plants to hedgehog aloes, ferns, palms, fiddle leaf figs, and more — the trendy options are endless.
Visit Bloomscape. Plants.com
This online nursery not only boasts a nearly endless assortment of the freshest plants sourced from top greenhouses across the country, but it also pairs each green-friend purchase with the proper tips, tools, and guidance on how to care for it.
Visit Plants.com. The Bouqs Co.
This already blossoming destination for on-demand floral arrangements just debuted an entirely new and enviable plant section. The leafy green offerings range from gardenias to air plants and assortments of tiny succulents complete with trendy ceramic pots — a.k.a. the ideal apartment accessory or a sweet gift for a fabulous friend.
Visit The Bouqs Co. Etsy
You may not know this, but Etsy is home to an impressive assortment of plant sellers. Some of our favorites include this
String of Pearls
Thorn & Raised
, a 15-year-old shop operated by a husband-and-wife duo offering close to 300 types of succulents and cacti.
Leaf & Clay
Leaf & Clay sells an assorted variety of
unique ceramic pots
. You can easily purchase one-off plants for a gift, variety packs for starting your own garden, or the monthly subscription for the succulent obsessed — the "
Plant Mail Club
" offers a curated succulent 3-pack per month for $15.95.
Visit Leaf & Clay. Lula's Garden
Turn to Lula's for simple, stylish, and eco-friendly succulent garden box online shopping. The plants range in price from $25 to $85, come complete with individual care kits, and nationwide shipping with same-day delivery in L.A. to boot.
Visit Lula's Garden.
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Anthropologie's gardening-focused sister brand is our go-to for outdoor tools and artificial plants. The retailer also sells the
, from flowering bulbs to air plants.
Visit Terrain. Pigment
This plants-and-more shop looks like it fell out of a cool-California girl's dream — and we're here for it. Based in San Diego, each of the available goods (from
, and even
) is organic, homegrown, and local. *Chef's kiss*
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We've been eyeing this London-based indoor plant brand's collection of chic perennials — ranging from
to rare "
Swiss cheese plants
" — for some time now. Fortunately, we've found a workaround to get these plants stateside: The brand is stocked at
, an online boutique that ships to the U.S. for $16.76.
Photo: Courtesy of White Flower Farm.
White Flower Farms
Instead of hitting up a nursery to pick out your favorite shrubs, the nursery is coming to you. This family-run flower farm is based out of Connecticut and ships to the continental U.S. With over 65 years in business, the seller is a trust-worthy place to source the more delicate plant species. For promotional purposes,
a rotating selection
of plants even come with free shipping.
Visit White Flower Farms.
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The Plant Shed
This flower delivery service is a must-know if you live in the NYC area. The florist delivers a diverse range of flora and foliage species, from calla lilies to indoor palms. Customized bouquets and flower baskets are also available for order. Manhattan-based orders over $100 are delivered free of charge.
Visit The Plant Shed.
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Tropical Fresh Plants
Looking for some exotic greenery to spruce up your space? There will be something to your liking at this Etsy store. The plant shop specializes in rare-to-find varities, from
braided snake plants
. If you're after something more subtle, the store also carries a line up of thimble cacti and jellybean succulents.
Visit Tropical Fresh Plants.
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If you wish you had a garden, but are stuck living the apartment life, Modern Sprout will put you put your idle green thumb to good use. The website sells a variety of plant, flower, and herb starter kits — many of which come in a self-contained planter and don't need to be water.
Visit Modern Sprout.