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50 Black-Owned Plant And Plant Accessory Shops To Support
A recent report by Tecnavio shows the plant industry is expected to blossom and grow by $2.91 billion between 2020 and 2024.
Here are some Black-owned plant and home garden-related businesses you can support on your quest to become a plant parent.
1. Planting With P
Founded in 2019, Planting With P is delivering breathtaking arrangements and amazing service to your doorstep.
2. Tal & Bert
Tal & Bert was founded in February 2020 by husband & wife duo, Ray & Val Talbert. Their creations combined their love of outdoors, recreational mining, and art. They started their company in their home studio which rapidly grew into a two studio company with a brick & mortar storefront.
3. Plant & Vessel
Plant + Vessel is a collection of studio pottery and ceramic techniques based in Austin, Texas.
4. Natty Garden
Natty Garden opened in 2008, selling a small selection of plants, shrubs, soil, and pots. As a Brooklyn-based plant store, the owners try to incorporate the culture and style of the borough into their selection of plants and their laid-back, yet cheerful attitude.
5. Grounded Plants
6. Isha Plants
Isha Plants was created to continue sharing the wonders of creation yet with a bit more intention.
7. Tennessee Tropicals
Tennessee Tropicals is a retail nursery and online plant shop, specializing in carrying a diverse selection of high-quality plants.
8. My Crazy Plant Life
If you’re looking for exotic plants for your home, My Crazy Plant Life offers some of the best selection of tropical and rare plants.
9. Naturally Eu
NaturallyEu has pendants, dried flowers, bath salts, ceremonial sand, raw selenite sticks, and lots of other items that’ll be incredibly handy at home.
10. Wellness & Releaf Plants
Wellness & Releaf is working on dispelling the myths around hemp one person at a time.
12. The Cire Collection
The Ciré Collection was formed with your relaxation and manifestations. While Ciré is mainly a luxury candle brand, the company also sells smudge sticks made of herbs and flowers.
13. The Trop House
The Trop House is where urban culture and plant lovers collide. It’s a newer brand selling succulents, pothos, and more.
14. Revive and Bloom
Revive and Bloom is a Bay Area plant shop. It also offers interior plant styling services and plant consultations.
15. Yelo Aple
Yelo Apple is a plant shop curated with botanical plants, offering a large selection of potted and un-potted succulents, tropical plants, trees, hanging plants, water plants, and more.
17. Not A Plant Shop
Based in Chicago, Not A Plant Shop (or naps for short) began as a side project on Instagram after the owner, Damien, realized he couldn’t find planters that fit the visual voice of his home. So, he created his own.
18. The Petal Effect
The Petal Effect takes a community-first approach to all of its bouquets. Through “flower therapy,” the boutique hopes that its flowers will encourage positivity and bring meaning to the moment.
19. The Plant Project
The Plant Project is the first and only Black woman-owned plant shop in Dallas. They offer delivery nationwide.
20. Light And Love Plant Co.
Light & Love offers high quality houseplants direct to your door. Plants are sustainably sourced and packaged with care.
21. Hey Botany
Located in Houston, Hey Botany offers plants and potters.
23. Pepper Palm
Pepper Palm is a plant accessory fave! If you want to add some color and uniqueness to your pots, this is your go-to.
24. Crazy Plant Bae
Crazy Plant Bae was created for the “plant-obsessed ladies & lads that “prefer photosynthesis over respiration.”
25. Plant Jawn
We bet you don’t have to guess Plant Jawn is located! The Philly-based plant shop can be found on Etsy.
26. The Flora Culture
The Flora Culture is a family run interior plant and design business in Houston, Texas. The company was created out of a love for plants, and the desire to make them attainable for all people— whether they were born with a green thumb.
28. The ZEN Succulent
The ZEN Succulent is a modern terrarium and plant craft business based in beautiful Durham, North Carolina. The ZEN Succulent was created by the mother/daughter team Margaret and Megan George.
29. Bradford Botanical & Co.
Located in Georgia, Bradford Botanical & Co. is one of the fastest growing online botanical stores in the US.
30. The Nice Plant
What’s cool about The Nice Plant is the founders made gifting easier and planting stress free. One of their most popular items is the “self-care in a box™.”
31. BLK Girls Green House
Tansy is located in Burbank, California and owned by Shawna Christian. The colorful fair-trade garlands, plants, metal bells, mobiles, pom-poms and sun catchers, are reportedly what keeps people coming in.
33. Hardware 2.0
The owner, Bob, first opened what was named Brothers Community Hardware in 1989 He noticed there weren’t any Black owned hardware stores in the area, and he wanted to change that.
He finally settled into what is known today as Hardware 2.0, now managed by his son Jitu. Located in Brooklyn, the family-owned and independent hardware store also has a growing plant shop.
34. New Growth Plant Shop
Located in Carrollton, Texas, New Growth Plant Shop offers indoor plants, as well as plant consultation and home design.
36. Birds & Bees Nursey Portland
Birds & Bees is a small, women and Black-owned plant shop and nursery, dedicated to selling locally sourced, sustainable products for indoor and outdoor urban gardens.
Owner Shayla Cabrera has been a resident of Jersey City for over 10 years has turned her love for plants into a store to share her plant passion with the world.
38. Botanical Safari
This boutique style shop is simplistic with a splash of charm offering customers a huge selection of plants at a reasonable price. Some of their featured houseplants include succulents, peperomias, fiddle leaf figs, snake plants, and calatheas.
39. Plant Salon
Founder Nika Vaughan has almost 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, and noticed clients kept trying to buy plants from her studio. Her biggest indulgences are shopping for beauty products and plants, and she loved the idea of being able to do both at the same time and boom — The Plant Salon was founded.
40. Lee’s Flower Shop
Since 1945, Lee’s Flower Shop has been the premier florist in Washington, DC, serving the metropolitan area with fresh flower arrangements and additional gifts of all kinds! The flower shop is currently operated by the original founders’ granddaughters and is known as one of the oldest Black-owned flower shops in the United States.
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41. Lillith Plant Shop
Lillith Plant Shop is owned by Starsha Valentine. She works to bring indoor greenery to the plant curious plant lovers, and plant collectors in the DMV area. Valentine partners with local artisans of color and women to pair her foliage collection with diverse planters, pottery, and wood workings.
43. Bouquets By Carolyn
Bouquets by Carolyn (BBC), is the first African American woman owned floral business in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Torpedopot™ is a containerized self-growing gardening system with a built-in fully automated pressurized plumbing system that waters your plants for you.
xN Studio is a lifestyle. Without borders. Founded in Brooklyn, NY in 2011 by DC-area native Nasozi Kakembo. Her flower pots, known as “pot twist” are inspired her childhood of growing up surrounded by plants and African textiles.
46. Ultralight Dreams
Ultralight Dreams founder Jazzmine mixed her passion for succulents and painting and to create unique hand painted terracotta plant pots. She uses plain terracotta plant pots and acrylic paint to create colorful, unique, and bold designs to compliment the natural beauty of the plants.
47. deVine Plantery
deVINE Plantery is a small online plant store based in Maplewood, New Jersey. The shop is both a Black-owned, and women-owned business. The childhood friends turned co-founders, Kelly Brown and Maya Haynie, take pride in providing beautiful houseplants to the local community!
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48. Harlem Roots
Harlem Roots has handmade plant medicine for you to indulge into holistic healing.
49. Roots and Blooms
In addition to its famous monthly flower subscriptions, this Atlanta-based flower boutique offers personal bouquets for $75 — vase included.
50. Brooklyn Blooms
Inspired by fashion, art, and nature, Brooklyn Blooms’ specialty is creating bouquets that are tailor-made for the recipient. Its Bed-Stuy collection captures the spirit of the lively Brooklyn neighborhood it calls home.