The best plant shops in south-east London

Indoor plants are an easy way to decorate and add some colour to your space. Plants also have air purifying properties and according to studies certain bacteria in plant soil trigger the release of serotonin, which lifts mood and reduces anxiety. We have put together a list of the top five places to pick up greenery in South-East London.

L'Appartement

This plant studio/shop in Peckham offers a range of tropical plants, cacti & succulents, as well as a selection of rare plants. You can find a stunning range of pots (antique & handmade) and botanical accessories to choose from. The studio also offers services such as repotting, maintenance and book guidelines, plants related workshop and plants installation from retail windows, restaurants, art installation to private houses.

MMEA

MMEA is a plant, garden and homeware emporium located in Brockley. The jungle-like interior is bold and abundant. The shop offers a variety of rare plants as well as workshops in floristry and mindfulness and floristry styling.

Forest

Forest is an independent house plant shop that sells natural spa products and offer aesthetically pleasing flower arrangements to pollution-cleaning and air-purifying plants. The store offers a free potting service where they help you match your plant with a suitable pot or planter. The store has monthly workshops on basic flower arranging skills, terrarium building and wreath making. Additionally, they invite creatives to teach classes on candle making, urban gardening and much more.

Cornercopia

Cornercopia located in Brixton Village not only sells various kinds of plants but also other homeware things like pots, scented candles, bath salts and seeds, compost and other accessories to grow your own plants.

The Nunhead Gardener

Whether you’re a seasoned landscape artist looking for specific plants or an eager novice creating your first garden or you want to brighten up your home or find a gift for someone, the Nunhead Gardener is the place to go. They also have a branch at Camberwell.

The Nunhead Gardener

Whether you’re a seasoned landscape artist looking for specific plants or an eager novice creating your first garden or you want to brighten up your home or find a gift for someone, the Nunhead Gardener is the place to go. They also have a branch at Camberwell.

Location

1A Oakdale Road, Nunhead, SE15 3BW

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 9:30am-6pm

Cornercopia

Cornercopia located in Brixton Village not only sells various kinds of plants but also other homeware things like pots, scented candles, bath salts and seeds, compost and other accessories to grow your own plants.

Location

63 Streatham Hill, Brixton, SW2 4TX

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 10:30am-6pm

Forest

Forest is an independent house plant shop that sells natural spa products and offer aesthetically pleasing flower arrangements to pollution-cleaning and air-purifying plants.

The store offers a free potting service where they help you match your plant with a suitable pot or planter. Their impressive array of fauna is available for nationwide delivery, click and collect at their Dulwich store, as well as fresh well-kept flowers in-store.  

The store has monthly workshops on basic flower arranging skills, terrarium building and wreath making. Additionally, they invite creatives to teach classes on candle making, urban gardening and much more. 

Location

43 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8EW

Opening hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm

MMEA

MMEA is a plant, garden and homeware emporium located in Brockley. The jungle-like interior is bold and abundant. The shop offers a variety of rare plants as well as workshops in floristry and mindfulness and floristry styling.

Location

19-21 Brockley Rise, SE23 1JG

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9am-6:30pm Saturday: 9am-6pm Sunday: 10am-4pm

L’Appartement

This plant studio/shop in Peckham offers a range of tropical plants, cacti & succulents, as well as a selection of rare plants. You can find a stunning range of pots (antique & handmade) and botanical accessories to choose from. The studio also offers services such as repotting, maintenance and book guidelines, plants related workshop and plants installation from retail windows, restaurants, art installation to private houses.

Location

133 Copeland Park, Studio DGA, SE15 3SN

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: closed
Friday to Sunday: 12pm-5pm