While customers could previously buy plants on Amazon’s site through a selection of individual vendors, the new plant shop completely streamlines the experience. With the new format, users can narrow down their search and shop based off a long list of categories such as brand, plant type, and even hardiness. Succulents, shrubs, annuals, and perennials are all listed in abundance, providing options for both those who can barely be trusted with a fake plant and expert gardeners alike.
In addition to the impressive curation of plants, Amazon is also selling the tools and garden accessories needed to keep them alive. In these chilly months, investing in some
The best part? A large portion of the greenery offered on the site is eligible for Amazon Prime. Meaning that whether you’re looking to round out your outdoor flower bed, spruce up your windowsill, or add to a last-minute holiday centerpiece, Prime’s two-day delivery has you covered.
And although most people think of plants as staples of the spring and summer months, our friends at
“Cut back a little on the watering—unless your heater is blaring and consequently drying out your plants’ potting mix quicker than usual—and try your best not to over-care for your plants,” says Marino. “During this time, they generally don’t need as much TLC as they might need during the spring and summer, so just make sure to keep that in mind. Feel free to talk to them all you want though!”
Despite the dropping temperatures in our forecast for the upcoming months, plant ordering options like the new Amazon shop are an easy way to brighten up your space.
“This is the time to bring the outdoors in, when you’ll be stuck inside too, and reap the benefits!” says Marino “Did you know studies show houseplants (and office plants) can help combat Seasonal Affective Disorder?”
We’ll be placing our order soon.
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