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5 Greenery Spots to Shop in Honor of Earth Day in Houston

Valeria Baltodano | April 2, 2021 | Home & Real Estate Lifestyle Shop Relax and Renew Home

In honor of Earth Day, we’ve rounded up a guide to incorporate greenery into your home. Houseplants are scientifically proven to reduce stress, boost mood and enhance productivity. Plus, they make a stylish addition to any home. If you’re looking to add a little greenery to your space, check out these 5 Houston houseplant havens.


The Flora Culture’s airy shop is a mood booster in itself. PHOTO BY DANIEL OAKES
The Flora Culture’s airy shop is a mood booster in itself. PHOTO BY DANIEL OAKES

1. Blessings Gallery

This tiny Montrose boutique puts a groovy spin on shopping for plants. Visit Blessings Gallery for a carefully curated selection of houseplants, flowers and vinyl records. The gallery’s hipster vibes make it a perfect fit for the neighborhood, and provide an optimal setting for events and concerts spotlighting local artists. 1625 Westheimer Road, @theblessingsgallery

2. The Flora Culture

Calling all plant lovers! This familyrun shop not only sells plants but also offers interior design services centered around houseplants and their role in your home or office space. While The Flora Culture offers a large inventory of plants online, we recommend an in-person visit if possible—the friendly staff is there to help you pick out the right plant for your space. Follow the business on Instagram to stay up to date on upcoming floral and plant workshops. 3100 Chimney Rock Road, Ste. A4, 346.293.9870, thefloraculture.com

3. Succulent Bar

If you love desert plants and personalized gifts, Succulent Bar will be your next obsession. Based in Houston, this adorable e-commerce brand offers a wide variety of succulents in a range of shapes and sizes, trendy planters, DIY succulent kits and customizable gift boxes—all delivered right to your doorstep. In addition to its signature private workshops, the brand occasionally hosts public events—check Succulent Bar’s website or Instagram for upcoming event listings. 832.606.8854, succulentbar.com


Wet My Plant’s shelves are always stocked with ontrend greenery PHOTO COURTESY OF WET MY PLANT
Wet My Plant’s shelves are always stocked with ontrend greenery PHOTO COURTESY OF WET MY PLANT

4. Thompson + Hanson

Run by the team behind everpopular brunch spot Tiny Boxwoods, Thompson + Hanson has been Houston’s go-to home and garden shop for more than two decades. The brand operates two H-Town locations: Stone House in River Oaks and Ivy House in West University Place. The nursery’s peaceful setting, wide selection of plants and chic garden accessories provide a singular shopping experience. Not sure you’ve got a green thumb? Join one of Thompson + Hanson’s community workshops or private classes on topics like gardening and pot arranging. Stone House, 3600 W. Alabama St., 713.622.6973; Ivy House, 3636 Rice Blvd., 713.662.3537, thompsonhanson.com/nursery-shops

5. Wet My Plant

Born in the midst of the pandemic, this new concept is ideal for both amateurs and seasoned houseplant owners thanks to website categories like “beginner plant-parents” and “pet-friendly fan favorites.” Nestled in artsy Montrose, Wet My Plant is known as a top source for the latest houseplant trends. From cacti and crotons to ferns and ficuses, this indoor plant emporium will bring life to your home with a little something green. And for those who fall under the “beginner plant-parents” category, be sure to read the website’s helpful descriptions and care instructions, available for each variety. 701 W. Gray St., Ste. 1, 713.485.0380, pleasewetmyplant.com



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Photography by: Daniel Oakes