Looking for a new hobby to engage in with the kids? Why not create or expand your home garden and have your kids participate in the project alongside you? It’s a wholesome way to teach younglings about responsibilities considering it’s a long-term commitment that’s laced with a lot of exploration and fun. To top it off, you’ll also get to bond with one another over new knowledge of plants; imagine their excited faces whenever they consume interesting plant facts they would have otherwise never known!
Not sure where to start? These ten plant shops and nurseries found around the island should just about cover all your plant needs!
A visit to Tumbleweed is a must if you're planning on turning your home into an indoor jungle. You'll be enchanted the moment you step foot into the store, what with Tumbleweed's large array of stylish indoor plants and an even larger selection of adorable planters. The kids will for sure love the colorful space and have no problem picking and choosing which plants they'd like to add to their rooms.
Tumbleweed Plants, 55 Tiong Bahru Rd, #01-02, Singapore 160055, +65 9639 1914, email@example.com, www.tumbleweedplants.com
Any plant enthusiast will feel like a kid in a candy store at World Farm. One of Singapore's largest nurseries, it houses an amazing selection of flora, and your kids will surely be occupied for hours exploring the space while learning the names of new plants. You'll definitely be spoiled for choice here, and a returning visit is a pretty high possibility considering the enormous variety of plants they carry.
World Farm Co Pte Ltd, 15 Bah Soon Pah Rd, Singapore 769962, +65 6257 3259, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.huahng.com.sg
Not your typical plant shop, A Tilly A Day stocks air plants, ready-made terrariums, carnivorous plants and more. A visit to this quaint little store will probably inspire you to to raise a few of these exotic babies yourself, and the friendly staff will be there to offer advice should you have any questions. Families can even sign up for their terrarium workshops or bring home DIY terrarium kits that you can do together.
A Tilly A Day, Waterway Point, 83 Punggol Central #02-03 (West Wing), Singapore 828761, +65 8483 3660, email@example.com, www.atillyaday.com
Another plant wonderland, Candy Floriculture deserves a visit if you're looking for a nursery that offers a wide variety of plants. You can find anything from tiny succulents to beautiful Japanese bonsai here, and you'll be pleased to know that they also have a number of tall standing plants for your balconies and outdoor spaces. Candy Floriculture also has a talented team of carpenters who handle build-to-order requests if you're looking for custom-made garden furniture.
Candy Floriculture, 567 Thomson Road, Singapore 298183, +65 6256 6788, www.candy.com.sg
A one-stop shop that provides the full works, Island Landscape & Nursery not only has numerous plant species for sale but also has landscaping services that you can engage. It's perfect for families who are looking to renovate or revamp their living space, and the kids can even come along to propose ideas and have fun being a part of the discussion.
Island Landscape & Nursery Pte Ltd, 3 Joan Road, Singapore 298897, +65 6254 9867, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.islandgroup.com.sg
Founded by an air plant enthusiast, Pick A Plant not only sells air plants (and succulents!) but also hosts air plant workshops where participants are taught how to properly care for them. The workshop also includes a hands-on component with a mini air plant project, and participants get to bring their air plant home after. It's a great way to learn something new with your family and a lovely way to spend the day.
Pick A Plant, 50 Old Choa Chu Kang Road, Track 14, Singapore 698940, +65 8133 6803, www.pickaplant.com.sg
Another nursery which offers landscaping services, Chin Ling Nursery has been in the business for decades, and has even won awards for their amazing landscaping projects. You'll be able to find everything you need here — from plants and garden tools to fertilizers and compost. There's even a selection of outdoor furniture and timber works that you can have a look at and purchase should you feel they fit your home aesthetic.
Chin Ling Nursery, No. 10 Bedok South Road, Singapore 469274, +65 6448 8602, email@example.com, www.chinling.com.sg
A charming little shop run by a team of dedicated plant lovers, Potta Plantta houses a unique variety of plants and an abundance of quirky handcrafted pots. If you or your kids are into the kitschy aesthetic, you'll have a blast choosing from their collection of endearing planters together. Any and every product in this store is bound to liven up your indoor or outdoor space at home.
Potta Plantta, 55 Lor L Telok Kurau, #1-57, Singapore 425500, +65 8615 4322, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pottaplantta.com
Indoor gardening is becoming increasingly popular in our urban city, which is why Easi Grow dedicates themselves to providing indoor gardening solutions for homeowners. They recognize the numerous advantages of owning indoor plants (such as better air quality and stress reduction) and even have a self-watering series for the convenience of homeowners. You'll even be able to set up your own edible garden at home with Easi Grow's micro veggie seeds and hydroponic series.
Easi Grow, 11 Tampines Street 32, #02-10, Singapore 529287, email@example.com, www.easi-grow.com
Not quite your typical plant store, Cafe De Nicole's Flower blends both food and flora in a single space. Families and their pets can spend a quiet afternoon here savoring sweets while being surrounded by beautiful displays of fresh and dried flowers. Although there are no plants to adopt here per se, you can still buy a charming bouquet of blooms to bring home to beautify your space. After all, a little pop of color will add a nice touch to a home full of greenery.
Cafe De Nicole's Flower, 224 Telok Kurau Rd, #01-01, Singapore 423836, +65 9177 4188, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nicolesflower.com