Creating a lush oasis inside the home has become a huge pastime for city dwellers looking to enliven their living spaces. With so many boutique plant shops popping up across Denver, here is a small-but-mighty compilation of our picks that offer a variety of houseplants and home décor.
Forage [4416 Yates St.]
Forage helps people recognize the innate beauty of plants and their ability to bring joy, healing, and life into any space. The boutique is known to help any and all plant enthusiasts, from the newbie caring for her first plant to providing corporate and event spaces with custom interior landscape planning. Visit the shop in Berkeley for an impressive selection of plants, handcrafted pottery, and chic home goods. Bonus: Bring your pup in; Forage is dog-friendly!
ReRoot [1218 34th St.]
Reconnecting people with nature has always been ReRoot’s purpose. The shop cultivates and sustains its urban jungle where “plant magic exists” by seamlessly developing immersive, mossy, and totally dreamy art installations. Its team of expert plant stewards are dedicated to helping locals with plant care, design, weddings, and pop-up, corporate, and other special events. You can even utilize ReRoot’s delivery service seven days a week.
Birdsall & Co., The Urban Nursery [3040 Blake St., #131]
Urban gardening can’t get any better than planting in small spaces with a big imagination. Whether your plants are humbly sized and indoors or flourishing on your balcony, leave it up to Birdsall & Co., The Urban Nursey to help you find the perfect flora, décor, pots, and more at its brick-and-mortar location in the heart of RiNo. The shop is dedicated to educating its customers so they too can develop a green thumb.
Sacred Thistle [1110 Acoma St.]
One look at Sacred Thistle’s designs will leave you speechless. Mother and daughter duo Sydney and Cornelia Peterson demonstrate the Japanese way of Wabi-Sabi in their designs by embracing imperfection and appreciating every stage of a flower’s being. The shop prioritizes hand-picking the highest quality flowers and foliage, ensuring its designs are seasonally foraged from the surrounding land or acquired from local and organic sources whenever possible.
Rosehouse Botanicals [14 S Broadway]
As a living botanica on South Broadway, this boutique provides unique plants, teas, botanical goods, and an herbal apothecary under one roof. Locals can align their minds, bodies, and souls through a curated selection of tropicals, cacti, succulents, air plants, orchids, and terrariums. Rosehouse’s newest partnership with Denver’s oldest apothecary, Apothecary Tinctura, gives us all a chance to enjoy a wide-range of medicinal teas, tinctures, elixirs, essential oils, and exclusive green beauty lines.
The Herbery [819 E 6th Ave]
An already buzzing strip of shops and good eats, East 6th Ave is also home to The Herbery, an expansive store of handcrafted pottery and amazing selection of houseplants. The store, offering exceptional home goods since 1974, is a paradise for both the extreme plant enthusiast or the plant novice, and everyone in-between. Browse the shop for your next green friend and find some cute and unique home goods and gifts along the way.
Tigerlily Goods [3785 Grove St.]
Nestled conveniently among the Sunnyside, Highland, and Berkeley neighborhoods is a plant shop that’s all about customer happiness. Taking a look at Tigerlily Goods’ Instagram page shows just how much it loves pairing eager plant parents with new seedlings—and it teases its incredible selection of houseplants!
Plant Garage [1000 Acoma St]
A loved Denver favorite, Plant Garage fills its massive space with all the plants you could imagine buying. The shop is known not only for its wide array of plants, but also its huge variety of pottery. And, for those who love growing herbs and veggies at home or those rare masters of both indoor and outdoor plants, you can find seasonal selections here, too. Oh, and did we mention they’re also dog-friendly?
Planted [3824 West 23rd Ave]
A quaint shop on West 23rd Ave, Planted is a full-service plant shop that aims to connect you with the perfect plant, pot, or living décor. Aside from tropical plants, succulents, air plants, and more, the shop also offers custom wood crafted décor, upcycled plant displays, and other environmentally-friendly pieces for your home. Plus, take advantage of its repotting services, too.
–Edit by Elizabeth Mehert-Ab and Erica Buehler