Calling all plant lovers! Where to celebrate Houseplant Appreciation Day in Bham

Houseplants in Birmingham at Shoppe
Gorgeous garden at Shoppe in Forest Park. Photo via Shoppe’s Facebook

Show some love for houseplants on National Houseplant Appreciation Day. If you’re trying to ease into urban farming or want a fresher space, getting a houseplant is a great way to test your green thumb. Keep reading to find local spots for all your plant necessities and see what deals they’re offering.

Check out our small business directory to support more local businesses like these.

Houseplant Collective

Houseplant Collective (or HPC) brings you plants in their mobile pop-up shop bus or at their new store location in Avondale. They foster a community built on the love and joy of caring for plants. HPC usually offers events like workshops and plant swaps for all you plant parents in Birmingham.

HPC offers 10% off all orders to BhamNow readers using the code ‘BHAMNOW10’ at checkout.

Houseplant black velvet alocasia from the Housplant Collective
The little queen in all its beauty. Photo via Jessica Watts from Houseplant Collective

Featured plant: Black velvet alocasia (a.k.a. The little queen), 6″ $18 | This little queen grows best in moderate or bright, indirect sunlight and a humid environment, like in a bathroom or terrarium.

  • Hours: Monday-Friday 3-6PM | Saturday-Sunday 11AM-5PM
  • Location: 3621 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

Botanica Houseplants

Botanica specializes in desert, tropical and rare houseplants. They offer virtual and in-home consultations to find the best plants for you and how to take care of them. Purchases are available for curbside pickup or delivery in Birmingham.

Enjoy 10% off in-store and online purchases at Botanica today for National Houseplant Appreciation Day.

Chinese money plant from Botanica houseplants in Birmingham
I need this plant. Photo via Caitlin Hastings from Botanica

Featured plant: Pilea peperomoides (a.k.a. Chinese money plant), $16 | This vibrant green plant thrives on bright, indirect light and needs watering about once a week when the soil dries out.

  • Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11AM-6PM | Sunday 12-5PM
  • Location: 312 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

Shoppe

This immaculate spot is a garden, gift and home store offering houseplants. Shoppe focuses on supporting small businesses and building connections with their customers.

Leafy green houseplants from Shoppe
Gold spike moss. Photo via Terry Phillips from Summit Pop-up Shoppe

Featured plant: Selaginella kraussiana ‘aurea (a.k.a. Gold spike moss), 4″ $7 | This gorgeous fern does well in partial sunlight or bright, indirect light with semi-frequent watering 2-3 times a week to stay damp. Perfect for bathroom windows.

  • Forest Park hours: Monday-Saturday 9AM-5:30PM, Sunday 12-4PM | Summit hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 1-4PM
  • Forest Park Location: 3815 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35222 | Summit Pop-up Shoppe location: 214 Summit Blvd #150, Birmingham, AL 35243
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call Forest Park location

Sweet Pea’s Garden Shop

Sweet Pea’s loves to support local growers and nurseries. Most of their available plants and houseplants come from other growers in the area. They offer vegetables, flowers, shrubs and all the accessories you need.

Cactus houseplant from Sweet Pea's Garden Shop
An aesthetically pleasing plant. Photo via Sarah Smith from Sweet Pea’s Garden Shop

Featured plant: Sansevieria cylindrical (a.k.a. Starfish sansevieria), $33.95 | Native to Angola, this succulent grows in a fan shape up to 7 ft. It is drought tolerant, needs bright sunlight to partial shade and should be watered every week.

Leaf & Petal

Leaf & Petal started in Mountain Brook and now has four locations throughout the Magic City, including Birmingham Botanical Gardens. They offer a variety of houseplants and unique gifts for all occasions.

Staghorn fern houseplants at Leaf & Petal
Elegant plants. Photo via Stacy Allen from Leaf & Petal

Featured plant: Staghorn Fern, $29.99 | This leafy plant is low maintenance, needing only bright, indirect light and misting with water a few times a week.

Oak Street Garden Shop

Owner Billy Angell took his little parking lot garden stand and grew it into the bustling garden it is today. The price of each plants differs by size—some even costing as high as $140. Stop in and say hi to their garden cats Ozzie and Liam.

Cacti houseplants from Kris Blevons
Popular cacti. Photo via Kris Blevons from Oak Street Garden Shop

Featured plant: Rhypsalis, 6″ $37.99 | This spindly cactus enjoys bright, indirect light and only needs to be watered when dry.

  • Hours: January-March, Monday-Saturday 9AM-5PM | April-December, Monday-Saturday 9AM-5:30PM
  • Location: 115 Oak St, Mountain Brook, AL 35213
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

Hanna’s Garden Shop

This family owned nursery puts customer service at the forefront of their business. Hanna’s knowledgeable staff is happy to help with any questions about houseplants or directions to their store.

Mini monstera houseplants from Hanna's Garden Shop
The go-to tropical leaf. Photo via Meg Wilson from Hanna’s Garden Shop
  • Hours: Monday-Saturday 8AM-5PM | Sunday 11AM-5PM
  • Location: 5485 Hwy 280 E, Birmingham, AL 35242
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

Not ready for houseplants just yet?

Check out some of these florists from our small business directory to freshen up your home.

Flower Betty

Flower Betty is a full service florist in Vestavia offering flower arrangements and a few gift baskets. Customers rave about how beautiful the arrangements are and their attention to detail.

Medical workers and “self-proclaimed Bettys” get 20% off.

Get their: The Abigail Rose, $60-$100 | An arrangement of roses in soft shades, like white, pink, orange, yellow and lavender.

  • Hours: Monday 11AM-3PM | Tuesday-Friday 10AM-5PM | Saturday 10AM-2PM
  • Location: 2531 Rocky Ridge Rd, Suite 101, Vestavia, AL 35243
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

Hepzibah Farms

You may know these guys from Pepper Place Market. Hepzibah is a sustainable farm offering naturally grown flowers and vegetables for you to enjoy.

Get their: Flower Club subscription, $5-$35 per delivery | Receive a mixed bouquet weekly or bi-weekly that is made from the farm’s freshest blooms.

Norton’s Florist

Norton’s Florist offers arrangements, gift baskets and a small selection of plants. Order Debby’s Delight and $15 of your purchase is donated to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimers.

Use the code “DELIVERME” for free delivery.

Get their: Debby’s Delight, $79.95 | A mix of purple hydrangea, lavender roses, purple stock and Veronica.

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