Do you pride yourself on being a self-proclaimed plant lover? Then you'll be well aware of the joyous feeling of entering any garden centre. Wandering through the aisles, lovingly selecting the next members to bring home to your ever-growing family.
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You eventually might be left wondering if there’s a better way to get your plant fix, and thankfully, there is. Plant subscription boxes have taken off in recent years, meaning that you can create your very own personal forest without ever having to leave the comfort of your flora-filled homes. For a monthly payment, you’ll get personalised boxes delivered straight to your door, making it easier than ever before to add to your leafy family. It's really quite brilliant.
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With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know what's best for you, so we’ve rounded up a few of our favourites to help you on your way to becoming a happy planter.
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The best plant subscription boxes for nature lovers
1. Bloombox Club
Bloombox Club was created by a doctor who specialises in psychology, with the benefits of plants on our mental health in mind. You can choose whether to receive your plant delivery monthly or quarterly and when you pay is up to you. You get a gorgeous fitted ceramic pot and a care card to help you look after your new plant.
2. Bloom & Wild
For those of you who favour florals, Bloom & Wild is a top-rated UK online florist. Its service is easy to use and the quality is next-level. You get to choose from monthly, bi-weekly or even weekly flowers, which is blooming brilliant if you ask us. The team of experts suggest lovely choices for any budget. You can also pause your subscription anytime, and select lily-free for pet-friendly bouquets.
3. Plant Pet Club
Plant Pet Club is the houseplant subscription box for novices hoping to learn how to look after their plants, but it also welcomes those who know what they're doing when it comes to plant care. Every delivery comes with a pot and a care guide and all orders are carefully packed. Choose from the Original or Pet-Friendly subscription boxes and cancel anytime. The Ultimate Starter Kit is a highlight for any nature-loving newbie.
4. Barry's Cactus Club
If, like us, you're in on the cacti and succulents trend, then Barry's Cactus Club will be right up your street. You'll receive a lovely little cactus or succulent, a beautiful pot and a collector's card full of facts about your new prickly friend. You'll even get cactus food and cute things like an enamel pin. Choose from a monthly plan, three monthly, or annual plan.
5. Seed Pantry
Many plant lovers will agree that there's nothing more satisfying than watching your garden grow and bloom. Seed Pantry lovingly puts together monthly seed parcels to help you become a gardening guru and learn more about what you're putting into your soil. Build your own box with flowers, plants and food seeds that come from all over the world, hand-selected as per the season for the best results in your garden.
6. Lazy Flora
Does your love affair with plants stretch from inside to outside? Lazy Flora alternates deliveries so you can work on both areas simultaneously without being overwhelmed. With a three month, a six-month or a yearly option to pick from as well as pet-friendly choices and even some rare species, this subscription box will be a great way of controlling your natural collection.
7. Mud & Bloom
Are your grandchildren just as into plants as you are? Mud & Bloom has boxes for one or two children between the ages of 3-8 and you can get them monthly. Your package will have seeds, crafts, quizzes or challenges and news on all things nature. The kids will love it and you'll love seeing them embrace the outdoors.
Sometimes you need some professional inspiration and GardeningBoxes can help with that. You will receive some amazing garden-ready plants that will work for your outdoor space, and helpful tips on how to display your plants and optimise their growth. Matt, an R.H.S qualified expert who has a over two decades of horticultural experience, will suggest the best plants to keep your garden looking stunning no matter what month it is, with minimal maintenance. Choose from the GardeningBox (11 month subscription) or ContainerBox (3 boxes a year) and you can cancel anytime. These also make an amazing gift.