Where to Find: The Lushest Plant Stores
Brighten up your desk or room with a pop of green from one of our favourite plant stores
Nestled in City Works Depot and overflowing with leafy plants, Monstera is nothing short of an inner-city oasis. From spiky little cacti to giant hanging plants and a great selection of pots, this store has a huge selection of indoor greenery and is lovely to wander through.
Where: Shed H2, 14 Sales St, City Contact: Monstera@plantworkshop.org Visit: Instagram.com/Monsteramonstera
Roger Hunter's Garden Centre
There's a huge range to choose from at Roger's and decent pricing means you'll be able to take home some extra treats. If you're not sure where to start, let them help you pick some new friends to suit your garden space or the amount of light you have indoors.
Where:37-39 Tidal Rd, Mangere East Contact: 09 275 4209 Visit: Rogerhunter.co.nz
What makes Bioattic special are their intricate tiny bonsais and terrariums with 'forest' or 'desert' themes. This is a great place to shop if you're looking for something to gift a plant-lover as their creations are sure to be admired for a long time to come.
Where: 62 Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn Contact: Design@bioattic.co.nz Visit: Bioattic.co.nz
Flora n Fauna
There's a selection of plants available to buy at Flora n Fauna, but their true talent lies in styling events or spaces such as offices and cafes. Pick a plant from their curated range, gain some styling tips, or go all out with foliage at the next special occasion you're set to host.
Where: 22B Cross St, Newton Contact: Gemma@floranfauna.co.nz Visit: Floranfauna.co.nz
The team at online store Sill Life have a strong design background and specialise in plants to spruce up your indoor space. As well as lively plants, they also have a curated range of handmade pots, hangers, jugs, misters and other accessories.
Contact: Jasmine@friendsofdesign.com Visit: Silllife.co.nz
A special indoor plant section has just been added to Awa Nursery, who grow most of their own plants, and have dozens of each variety to choose from. Why not pick up some seedlings and get that vege garden sprouting while you're at it?
Where: 84 Mahana Rd, Waimauku Contact: 09 411 8712 Visit: Awanursery.co.nz
King's Plant Barn
With a huge outdoor area filled with plants, plus all the seeds, plant food, baby plants and pots you could need, King's Plant Barn is a must-visit for plant enthusiasts. They have stores scattered all over Auckland, this is one to visit if you're keen to spend a while browsing.
Where: Various locations Contact: 0800 Plants Visit: Kings.co.nz