Shop local for happy, healthy plants

Cacti from Foxtrot Supply Co. // Photo by Zach Bauman.

A first-time plant parent? Houseplant hobbyist? Avid greenery collector? Whatever your level of houseplant addiction, there are a plethora of local-owned shops to satiate your need. We can’t name them all, but here are a few to start with.

Paradise Garden Club

1621 Locust St

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Open since last November, this desert oasis has a broad selection of cacti to add to your collection. Plus succulents and other flora.

Foxtrot Supply Co.

115 W. 18th St.

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More cacti can be found at Foxtrot, thanks to High & Dry Cactus Co., an online shop operated from the home of Foxtrot’s owner Jordan Fox.

Family Tree Nursery

7036 Nieman Rd., Shawnee

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With three location, family-owned Family Tree Nursery isn’t a surprising place to buy plants, but we wanted to point out Cafe Equinox at the Shawnee location. Sip on Thou Mayest coffee while immersed in a lush, indoor garden.

Jungle House

924 Delaware, Lawrence

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Grown from quite literally a jungle house (owner Krum is our 500+ plant owner!), Lawrence’s Jungle House hosts classes and workshops for new plant parenthood, propagation, and more.

Virgil’s Plant Shop

1746 Washington St

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When the weather is nice, you can find Virgil’s mobil plant shop out and about at local events. But until April, stop by Seven Swan’s Creperie’s cozy side room for a well-stocked sea of greenery.

NOVA Vintage

1515 Walnut St.

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NOVA is a hidden gem of a vintage shop in the Crossroads. But along with the well-curated boho and mid-century modern furniture is a consistently stocked stream of happy houseplants curated by owner Nova Engle.

Modern Lily

2 Westport Rd

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One of Westport’s newer home decor shops, Modern Lily stocks artwork from owner Megan Gallagher along with an assortment of plants and pots.


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