With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we’ve rounded up the perfect places to shop for the plant lover in your life to make gifting a little easier – or even to treat yourself. Whether you’re looking for a small flower or enough plants to make the house look like a forest, there’s plenty of options at these plant and homeware shops in Manchester, no matter the budget.

Explore vibrant pinks and lush greens at The Glass House

If the bright pink and purple walls don’t grab your attention, the stunning foliage certainly will. The Glass House offers a range of plants – from peace lilies to miniature asparagus fern pots. Located at Whitworth Locke in the city centre, Glass House also offers workshops and pop up painting lessons. If buying a lovely new plant or even crafting a ‘boob pot’ sounds like your cup of tea, you should definitely pop down to The Glass House this year.

Pop into cosy Northern Quarter favourite Northern Flower

Northern Flower is an intimate potting shed style boutique flower shop, popular for its beautiful plants in quirky pots. The shop sells a perfect range of gifts and plants. For the more arty plant lovers, Northern Flower sells DIY sets, or if its something more simple you’re looking for, Northern Flower also stocks flowering cacti and aloe vera plants, as well as flower bouquets.

Visit city-centre hole-in-the-wall Flourish Manchester

Flourish’s shop in the city centre is a plant lover’s go-to for everything from giant ferns to sunflower bouquets. If you’re really stuck for a gift, Flourish also offer gift cards on their website, meaning that if you’re not quite sure what an ace variegated monstera is, leave it up to your loved one and let them pick themselves.

Head to Altrincham and browse Plant Shop Manchester

Plant Shop Manchester is based in Altrincham and sells a variety of wonderful plants to spruce up your, or a friend’s home. Featuring hanging plants, cacti, and bigger plants to name just a few, it really is a plant lover’s paradise – and the perfect place to pick up a present. Plant Shop also sells sustainable gifts such as candles and bags, so definitely don’t miss out on the perfect gift idea and pop down this year.

Get lost in Ancoats' homeware store Northern Lights

Northern Lights, located in Ancoats, is another hotspot for plant lovers. Popular for their huge variety of flowers and range of both outdoor and indoor plants, Northern Lights is a great place to pop in and grab a gift for a friend or family member. A lot of their stock sells out quickly so pop down while everything’s still available.

Mon 4 Jan
Olivia Handley
Published on:
Sun 21 Feb 2021