We’re all finding ourselves at home way more than usual these days. The coronavirus has spurred things like social distancing, shelter-in-place orders and school closures across the country. But staying inside to work from home and attempt to wrap our minds around how teachers do this with, like, ten times more kids doesn’t mean we can’t bring some of the outdoors in. To help, we rounded up the 10 best places to buy plants online right now.
For the eco-conscious plant lover (is there any other type?), Bloomscape delivers “living room ready” plants that are tall and thriving straight to your door in 100 percent recycled packaging material. Regardless of your plant parent status, each of Bloomscape’s plants comes with care instructions to keep it living its best life.
The only thing basic about this online plant retailer is its domain name. Plants.com has relationships with growers and greenhouses across the country, meaning they’re likely in touch with one near you and will be able to get some green into your life ASAP. Plus, they include the tips and tools you need for your plant to thrive in each order.
Yes, that very same Etsy we know and love for handmade jewelry and one-of-a-kind décor pieces is also an online plant boutique. A quick Etsy search reveals a ton of people who love plants just as much as we do and who will grow, pot and ship them straight to our doors. Gotta love technology.
With the addition of their potted plants, The Bouqs Co. is now officially so much more than just bouquets and a wedding floral service. You'll find everything from wide-leafed anthuriums to teeny succulents to liven up your space.
5. The Sill
No plant delivery list would be complete without mentioning The Sill. The trendy shop, with its Brooklyn and Los Angeles storefronts (to name a few), sells beautiful plants in minimalist pots. You can order a subscription as a gift—or, who are we kidding, for yourself—or buy one-off items whenever you like.
The virtual greenhouse you didn’t know you needed, White Flower Farms has been in the business for 70 years and knows a thing or two about plants. Based in Connecticut, the growers ship across the entire continental U.S. and are available to talk you through all your plant problems, big and small.
7. Nature Hills
“America’s largest online plant nursery” is the OG of shipping plants to people’s homes. Whether you’re just starting out with a small window box or branching out into the jungle you call a yard, Nature Hills is stocked and ready to take on any size project you throw at them.
ou know about Anthropologie's clothes and home accessory line, but did you know the boho-chic store has a sister company devoted to all things plants? Meet Terrain: All the Anthro you love, in floral-bouquet-and-potted-plant-bulb form.
What can’t you buy on Amazon? The mega retailer is ready to help you grow a full garden or just decorate a bookshelf with something fake. No matter your plant ambitions, you can find anything that grows under the sun on Amazon.
10. Home Depot
The garden section of Home Depot was always our favorite stop when our parents dragged us there on the weekends. You know the company's in-store pros can set you up with a low-maintenance houseplant and walk you through which vegetables need more light than others, but did you know this service and many actual plants are available online and can ship straight to you? Now you do.