5 Perfect Places To Find Succulents In St. Louis
With temperatures cooling down, caring for outdoor plants will have to wait until next spring. Thankfully, succulents are the perfectly trendy, year-round houseplant that look great and require little maintenance. If you’re ready to flex your green thumb this winter, check out these five charming locales to find succulents in St. Louis.
Bowood Farms: Bowood Farms is nestled on the edge of the Central West End and is a complete urban oasis for plant-lovers. Stop by and make a day of your visit, starting off with brunch at on-site restaurant Café Osage, followed by a houseplant shopping spree. Bowood Farms carries an array of succulent varieties, like small cacti, sempervivum, sedums and more. Don’t know which succulent variety is the best fit for you? Consult the farms’ helpful team during your visit for guidance.
LoKey Designs: For potted succulent plants, home décor, succulent workshops and more, LoKey Designs is your answer. LoKey’s owner, Laura Dooley, has a heart for educating others and regularly hosts public classes for those hoping to learn more about the ins and outs of succulent planting, maintenance and design. Don’t miss LoKey Designs’ lineup of upcoming classes, which includes a Holiday Container Painting and Succulent Planting Workshop on Dec. 16 at Coma Coffee in Brentwood.
Flowers & Weeds: Flowers & Weeds is a South City gem, housed in a whimsical greenhouse on Cherokee Street. If you’re seeking a unique succulent arrangement that will last for years to come, don’t miss this spot’s array of succulent terrariums. Each unique terrarium includes layers of pebbles, charcoal, moss and soil to ensure that enough moisture is retained to keep the succulents alive and thriving. In addition to buying pre-made terrariums, Flowers & Weeds also offers patrons the option to attend a private class for hands-on instruction and education about succulents.
Flowers to the People: Also located on Cherokee Street is Flowers To The People, an independent florist that designs inventive floral and succulent creations. Although Flowers to the People is floral-forward, stop in to pick up small succulent gifts for friends and family, like colorful moon cacti, pre-potted succulents and more.
Garden Heights Nursery: Venture a bit outside of the city and you’ll find Garden Heights Nursery, located in Richmond Heights. The nursery has been serving the local community with its premium selection of plants for over 20 years, with thousands of plant varieties to choose from. In addition to its selection of seasonal plants, seeds and plant-care items, the nursery is also home to an impressive array of succulent plants at affordable prices. Stop in and get your fill of large potted cacti, soothing aloe plants, small potted succulents and more.