10+ local plant shops for indoor gardening in Richmond, VA


Cole’s Plants on Church Hill. | Photo provided

Did you know? Having plants in your home can help reduce stress levels, increase air quality + boost your productivity. Plus, tending to potted pals is easier than ever with so many great local resources for information, support, and new plants.

We’ve compiled a list of a few places that can help you grow your indoor garden, whether you’re a new plant parent or a green-thumbed expert.

🍃 Cole’s Plants on Church Hill, 1003 N. 25th St.

You may not know how to choose the perfect plant. The experts at Cole’s Plants on Church Hill are ready to help you make the right selection for your home in particular, taking into account your decor + furnishings.

🍃 Lucky Roots, 612 N. Sheppard St.

Located in the Museum District, Lucky Roots specializes in hydroponic and organic gardens. They can support all your scientific growing needs, from grow lights + lamps to irrigation supplies and air purification devices.

🍃 Azalea Garden Center, 1320 Westbrook Ave.

In the Northside, Azalea Garden Center sells flowers, mulch and soil for outdoor gardening. But you can also find plenty of indoor-friendly plants + the garden expertise to help you in your growing journey.

🍃 The Great Big Greenhouse, 2051 Huguenot Rd.

The Great Big Greenhouse has been a Richmond fixture since 1977. In 2010, it was bought by Meadow Farms Nursery and has continued to provide a wide variety of indoor + outdoor plants. Their horticultural experts can also answer any questions you have about starting a plant project.

🍃 Strange’s, 12111 W. Broad St.

You’ll have to drive to Short Pump — or visit their other location in Mechanicsville — but there’s a reason Strange’s is well-known nationwide. The florist, greenhouse + garden center is stocked with affordable plants, seeds, and gardening supplies.

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We know we must have missed some great plant-loving spots in Richmond. Let us know where you go for your gardening needs. 🪴

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