In case you haven't noticed, we're
a bit obsessed with house-plants here at Refinery29. To us, adding a touch of nature is one of the easiest ways to brighten up a room. We're firm believers that a bit of leafy shrub will help trick the eye into thinking that a space is much bigger than it actually is. Plus, green is such a soothing color.
You don't necessarily have to hit up your nearest florist or plant nursery to curate a rad
indoor forest: In our never ending quest to develop a green thumb, a few excellent online plant shops have landed on our radar. Click ahead for 12 stylish emporiums that will deliver the trendiest greenery to your doorstep. Now it's up to you to figure out how to keep them alive.
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.
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 sweet gift for a fabulous friend.
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.
Photo: Courtesy of Modern Sprout.
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.
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.
Photo: Courtesy of The Sill.
We just can't get enough of The Sill's trendy aesthetic. The startup's highly Instagrammable
on the Lower East Side 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? The site has a wide selection of cute planters in a variety of colors.
Photo: Courtesy of Geo Fleur.
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 Shop Terrain.
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.
Photo: Courtesy of Plant Shed.
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.
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.
Photo: Courtesy of Etsy.
You may not know this, but Etsy is home to an impressive assortment of plant sellers. Cactus Limon, a 15-year-old business operated by a husband-and-wife duo, has close to 300 types of succulents and cacti on offer, including this gorgeous handmade
Photo: Courtesy of Etsy.
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.