Des Moines Plant Stores

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Des Moines Plant Stores

Plants not only make your home look beautiful, but they can improve your mood and reduce stress for the whole family. Des Moines has several plant stores to choose from while making the plant-buying experience fun. Have you ever had a cocktail while shopping for plants or attended a yoga class surrounded by greenery? Check out our list of Des Moines plant shops to learn more.

If you are looking for outdoor plants in Des Moines take a look at our giant guide to Garden Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  

Art Terrarium

520 Euclid Avenue #101, Des Moines

Art Terrarium specializes in helping “plant parents” find the perfect houseplant from the beginning gardener to those more experienced. They help customers learn how to care for their new plants and choose the perfect handcrafted planter to go with it. They provide plant styling for your home or business and host regular events like Plant Yoga, Creating Decorative Planter Workshop, and the Terrarium Workshop to build a miniature garden.

Blue Thistle 

324 Southwest Maple Street, Ankeny

Blue Thistle specializes in houseplants and vintage home decor. Visit on Succulent Saturdays to plant a bowl or mug and browse their selection of unique houseplants. Check their Facebook or Instagram pages for class offerings which have included macrame leaf wall hanging, plant swap events, and making succulent wreaths.

Petals and Moss Des Moines

333 E Grande Avenue #102, Des Moines

Enjoy a variety of rotating plants as well as gifts, new and vintage decor, and other specialty items like pre-framed moss art and gourmet mushroom growing kits. Each weekend they run a customer-favorite box sale where you can stock your favorite plants in a small or large box for a flat fee. Receive expert advice for taking care of your plants at home.

The Plant Dealer 

118 1st Street N, Newton, Iowa

The Plant Dealer is not open to the public, but they offer an 8-month plant box subscription which is perfect for those who love new indoor plants monthly! This would also make a great Mother’s Day or birthday gift for loved ones. Take a look at all the details

Plant Junction

Located in Upcycled DSM in Valley Junction

Plant Junction offers tropical plants, rare and common houseplants, succulents, cacti, and more. They also have a variety of pots, planters, and accessories for your green friends.   

Pots & Shots {NOW CLOSED}

9500 University Avenue Suite 1101, West Des Moines

Pots & Shots is not your standard plant shop. It mixes gardening with happy hour depicting itself as the first plant bar in town. This unique concept features a cocktail bar on one side and plants and potting supplies on the other. They also host special events like mic night, trivia night, potting classes, and more. Planting has never been more fun!

Renovation Jungle

607 37th Street, Des Moines

Purchase beautiful houseplants along with local pottery, planters, and other home gifts like candles, jewelry, and stickers. Ask all your plant questions to learn about pet-safe options, determine the best spot to grow your plant, the best plants to add to your home, and more. They will even put together your chosen plant and pot for free with a special tag with care instructions and the plant name. They also design custom terrariums and succulent arrangements.

Trendy Gardener

1905 EP True Pkwy Suite 204, West Des Moines

Shop all the different types of house plants at Trendy Gardener in West Des Moines. You will fall in love with all their trendy and unique decor, plants, and potting accessories. 

The Finishing Touchez

6900 NE 14th Street, Suite 20, Ankeny

We often think about adding houseplants and flowers to our homes, but plants improve the ambiance at the office too. The Finishing Touchez specializes in designing and maintaining plants in the interior and exterior of the work environment. They also design beautiful holiday displays like wreaths and swags.

Whitney Alaniz, MOT OTR/L

Whitney Alaniz, MOT OTR/L

Whitney Alaniz, MOT OTR/L is an occupational therapist turned (mostly) stay-at-home mom. She has worked with adults to young toddlers and has a special interest in early childhood development targeting fine motor skills, feeding, sensory processing, and coordination. She loves incorporating this knowledge with her own two little boys through play. When she’s not running after her little ones she enjoys traveling, cooking new recipes and eating chocolate from her secret stash.

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