In the past two years, plant shops and nurseries have seen a rise in popularity with millennials aiming to expand plant collections—according to a survey courtesy of Garden Product News. Shoppers can set goals to introduce some greenery to the house or learn more about gardening outdoors. If you are looking for cool plant shops to stop by, here are several to consider.
Founded by an elementary teacher who aims to teach others about caring for plants, this plant shop offers online options as well as in-person shopping. Stop by for houseplants, plant care tips, and artwork by local vendors. 1639 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park
Fully stocked with cacti and tropical plants from all around the globe, this plant shop specializes in rare and large houseplants. With a range of care supplies, home goods, and handmade pottery, this company with two locations offers services for interior landscape design along with private workshops. 2400 N. Second St., Minneapolis, and 162 Dale St. N., St. Paul
Founded by two best friends with a love for plants, this shop offers services for plant consultation, rental, and care recommendations. Featuring pet safe plants as well as crystals and other merchandise, PlantyQueens offers local delivery and in-person shopping.
2807 Johnson St. NE, Minneapolis
Owned by Native women, this establishment features a variety of house plants and care options. The mercantile also highlights the work of local artisans, including handmade products like craftware and plant accessories. 3931 E. Lake St., Minneapolis
With carefully selected local plant species, this family-owned business carries everything from evergreens to wildflowers. Stop by for fresh plants that will thrive in Minnesota’s climate, as well as tips for proper care and maintenance. 1742 Seventh St. W., St. Paul
With a selection of pollinator friendly plants, landscape design and installation services, and options for custom containers, this plant shop offers gardening help for beginners to master gardeners. 3723 W. 44th St., Minneapolis
A new plant shop with the goal to be a “practical garden center that suits the needs and curiosities of casual and serious gardeners alike,” this center is expanding its vegetable, herb, and native plant offerings. 5152 Hiawatha Ave., Minneapolis
With homegrown flowers and hand-crafted arrangements, this flower shop also offers plants and containers. Located in St. Paul’s historic Cathedral Hill neighborhood, the shop prides itself on its selection of local goods, unique gifts, and houseplants. 516 Selby Ave., St. Paul
This shop owned by a husband-and-wife team offers curated vintage goods, gifts, and plants. It features online shopping as well as in-person for house plants and plant accessories. 3109 E. 42nd St., Minneapolis