Calling all lovers of plants! Spring is here and the plants are in bloom, and there’s no better time than now to head out to one of Birmingham’s stellar garden shops to get everything you need for your personal garden. We picked out 7 local garden shops that can help you exercise your green thumb this Spring!
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1. Sweet Peas Garden Shop
- Sweet Peas Garden Shop: 205.879.3839 | Website | Facebook | Instagram
- Address: 2829 Linden Ave, Homewood, AL 35209
Sweet Peas Garden Shop is a garden shop in the heart of downtown Homewood. As a family-owned garden shop, the staff are always happy to answer any questions you may have! Sweet Peas has anything you may need to spruce up your garden, like:
- House Plants
- Garden Statues
- And more!
And that’s not all. At Sweet Peas, you’ll meet the cutest cat, Bella! This feline employee will help you make the most of your trip to this unique garden shop.
2. Collier’s Nursery
- Collier’s Nursery: 205.822.3133 | Website | Facebook
- Address: 2904 Old Rocky Ridge Rd #2808, Birmingham, AL 35243
Since 1997, Collier’s Nursery has been helping locals utilize their green thumbs with their wide variety of quality plants & garden products. Located on Old Rocky Ridge Road, Collier’s Nursery is a huge, state-of-the-art greenhouse full of popular plants and gardening accoutrements. With their knowledgeable & friendly staff and huge variety of plants, Collier’s Nursery has everything you need to succeed in your garden.
3. Oak Street Garden Shop
- Oak Street Garden Shop: 205.870.7542 | Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Pinterest
- Address: 115 Oak Street, Mountain Brook, Alabama 35213
For over 30 years Oak Street Garden Shop has been a neighborhood fixture in Crestline Village in Mountain Brook, offering the highest quality plants for home and garden, creative container plantings, and friendly service. If you’re looking for a beautiful orchid or arrangement to gift someone or are searching for flowers, herbs, perennials or succulents for your outdoor spaces, this is your place—and their 3 garden shop cats are a happy bonus! While you’re there, walk across the street to enjoy the pollinator garden (The O’Neal Community Garden) they plant and maintain.
- Shoppe: 205.224.4450 | Website | Facebook | Instagram
- Address: 3815 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35222
Located in the historic Forest Park neighborhood of Birmingham, Shoppe has been the go-to shop for all things plants since they opened in 2017. Shoppe carries a variety of bedding plants, perennials, shrubs and more—perfect for anyone looking to spruce up their downtown apartment. Plus, Shoppe carries more than houseplants. You’ll find custom-made candles, pottery and more!
- Botanica: 205.777.5024| Website | Facebook | Instagram
- Address: 312 Richard Arrington Jr Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL
Located in downtown Birmingham, Botanica is a local garden shop beloved by all who visit. With their wide selection of desert, tropical and rare houseplants, Botanica has a plant for everyone from homeowners to college students.
In addition, Botanica offers virtual AND in-home consultations to help you decide what plants would look best in your home. Plus, you can order your plants for curbside pickup or delivery through UPS!
6. Leaf & Petal
- Leaf & Petal: Website | Facebook | Instagram
- Mountain Brook Village: 2817 Cahaba Road, Mountain Brook, AL
- The Summit: 4113 Crosshaven Dr, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
- Deal Depot: 370 Summit Boulevard, Birmingham, AL
- Botanical Gardens: 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL
Founded in 1974, Leaf & Petal has been a Birmingham favorite for decades. Since its begining, Leaf & Petal has prided itself on its hometown feel and old-fashioned customer service. At Leaf & Petal, each and every guest will recieve one-on-one attention from an expert employee.
7. Hanna’s Garden Shop
- Hannah’s Garden Shop: 205.991.2939 | Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
- Address: 5485 HWY 280 E, Birmingham, AL 35242
For three generations, the Hanna family has owned & operated Hanna’s Garden Shop along Highway 280 in Birmingham. At this locally-owned garden shop, you’ll find an impressive collection of high quality plants, trees, shrubs, pottery and much more. Plus, the Hanna family will be more than happy to help you make the most out of your garden!
Grab your Trowels and Get to Planting
Planning to spruce up your home with new greenery? Make plans to visit one (or more!) of these locally-owned garden shops in the Birmingham area! Each one has everything you need to unleash your inner gardener.
Whats is your favorite garden shop in Birmingham? Tag us @bhamnow to let us know!