Shops Inside Manila Where You Can Buy Indoor Plants
by Anne Marielle Eugenio, January 30, 2019 3:35pm
Art by Dani Elevazo
The number of millennials who have “love affairs” with plants continues to grow. You can find them growing tomatoes in their backyards, taking care of an orchid, or watching out for cactus on their tabletops. Studies show that plants on our desks can relieve stress—that can be one good reason millennials are obsessed with them.
So we've searched shops inside Manila where you can find plants for your living and even workspaces—these plants might be your source of relief from the Metro's (and life’s) toxicity. Let your plant parenthood start here.
Cedar Hills Garden Center claims to be your “one-stop garden shop.” They sell different herbs, succulents, and annual flowering plants. Some come in cute little pots like the “positivity pot” below, making it a perfect office desk accessory. Apart from plants, they also sell fertilizers, soil, pumice and other needs for your garden.
If you want to learn more about gardening or take your plant-care up a notch, Cedar Hills also holds Urban Planting Workshops. You can visit them at 57 Mother Ignacia Street, Quezon City.
Give your plants a little prehistoric twist with Jurassic Pot PH. They have dinosaur-shaped pots that will guarantee a "rawring" statement on your tabletop!
Mommy Earth: The Upcycle, Herbs, and Greens Shop is committed to making Mother Earth Happy. Their first pots were created out of upcycled plastic soft drink bottles. Now, they also offer their plants in cute pots or jars as souvenirs for occasions like weddings and birthdays. Through this business, they hope to promote their advocacy of saving Mother Earth. Find them at 6B Dexter St., Project 8, Quezon City.
Apart from buying a plant for yourself, you might also want to gift one to others. Cactus and Canvas PH can be your option for personalized pots—an excellent idea for event souvenirs or gifts. They also have dish gardens, a miniature garden in a shallow dish or bowl, and wooden planters with laser engraving (if you want it personalized). Visit them at 102 East Maya St. Philam Homes, Quezon City.
Are you looking for a unique pot for your indoor plant? You can opt for a basket instead! Happy Plant has original basket designs, and they come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. They would be more than willing to help you find the perfect plant and basket!
Studio Habil boasts of their proudly hand-crafted items—hey, have a terrarium inside a light bulb and transparent glass vases and jars. This is a nice twist to your usual potted plants.
Femi’s pots will surely make a cute statement on your desks and tabletops. These hand-painted babies complement your succulents and indoor plants.
Tierra makes the "greens" accessible, and they even deliver them right at your doorstep. They can handpick the plants suitable for your space. They have table-top and shelf plants, medium plants, and tall plants. If you're interested, Tierra even does landscapes!
Practicing your green thumb does not always require an ample space. You can do so inside your home or workspace. Who knows? You might even find your new hobby. Find the perfect plant child for you!