Photo credit, Tropic of Capricorn 

Plants and greenery not only look great in a living or office space, but caring for our little green buddies can be therapeutic and a fun hobby to take up on the weekends. Plus, they really help to up your home decor Instagram game. Whether you’re looking to perfect your green thumb, try your hand at raised bed gardening, or just need a couple cool potted plants to cultivate some chill vibes, check out our favorite nurseries and gardening stores below: 


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Shoal Creek Nursery: Conveniently and centrally located, this nursery is locally owned and sells high quality plants, imported pottery, water features, gardening supplies and gifts.
Location: 2710 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78731
Contact: (512) 458-5909

Sledd Nursery: A Clarksville staple since 1978. Sledd Nursery specializes in high quality plants well suited for our Central Texas climate and organic solutions to common garden problems.
Location: 1211 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703
Contact: (512) 478-9977

Flourish: A sweet boutique located off of North Loop, offering locally made pottery and a curated selection of house plants.
Location: 215 W N Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
Contact: (512) 599-4763


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The Great Outdoors:  A majestic urban garden center offering two acres of plants and gardening supplies, The Great Outdoors carries a wide selection of native and adapted plants suitable for Central Texas gardens and homes. Their inventory includes seasonal vegetables, perennials, cacti and succulent, indoor plants, palm trees, shrubs, water plants, vines, roses, fruit trees, and more.
Location: 2730 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Contact: (512) 448-2992

The Natural Gardener: The Natural Gardener is a world-class gardening destination known for its pioneering work in organic gardening and sustainable living. Wander through eight acres of rustic Hill Country beauty and build the garden of your dreams.
Location: 8648 Old Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78735
Contact: (512) 288-6113

Photo credit, Frond Plant Shop 

Frond: An adorable boutique carrying unique and rare houseplants as well as a wide variety of on-trend planters and decor items to compliment your new plants. The shop allows customers to envision their own indoor jungle and personalized paradise.
Location: 507-A W Mary St, Austin, TX 78704
Contact: (512) 531-9755


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East Austin Succulents & Tillery Street Plant Co: these two east side plant businesses who share one property have everything you need for cacti, succulents, large plants, flowers, garden vegetables, houseplants and much more. Spend a day creating an amazing succulent garden!
Location: 801 Tillery St, Austin, TX 78702
Contact: East Austin Succulents: (512) 701-3448
Tillery Street Plant Co: (737) 212-0457

Plant Party: Shop house plants small and sweet or large and in charge. Their expert staff will help consult on pet-friendly plants and best methods to care for your at-home plant party.
Location: 1200 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702
Contact: (888) 272-6499

Tropic of Capricorn: Located outside of east side hang Kinda Tropical, stop in for some solid plant vibes and a shot for the gram.
Location: 3501 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702


Photo credit Barton Springs Nursery 

Barton Springs Nursery: Westlake-area nursery set in a serene garden-scape, you can find every indoor or outdoor plant, seeds, and gardening supplies you could need.
Location: 3601 Bee Caves Rd, Austin, TX 78746
Contact: (512) 328-6655

Breed & Co: Great resources for west Austin dwellers who are in search of garden supplies, gardening hardware and plants.
Location: 3663 Bee Caves Rd, Austin, TX 78746
Contact: (512) 328-3960


Photo credit, Hill Country Water Gardens 

Hill Country Water Gardens and Nursery: Technically outside city limits in Cedar Park, Hill Country Water Gardens is worth the quick drive over to explore the gorgeous water gardens and lawn sculptures while shopping for plants.
Location: 1407 N Bell Blvd #7085, Cedar Park, TX 78613 

Desk Plants: Hard to kill plants for those with not-so-green thumbs. Desk Plants’ mission is to help improve your work space to allow you to feel happier and breathe healthier air on the job.
Location: 3200 Palm Way Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758

Born and raised in Austin, Emily thrives off sunlight and a good happy hour. In her free time she enjoys finding hidden spots along the greenbelt and frequent trips to Austin Pets Alive! She graduated with a degree in PR and has spent the past four years as a social media manager and writer.