A plant subscription box is a fun and educational way to grow your plant collection and learn more about plants. I considered myself to not have a green thumb but after being subscribed to a plant box, I’m proud to say I’ve become a bonafide plant mama!
In today’s post, I’m going to share the top plant subscription boxes currently on the market for you to choose from (and which one I’m personally subscribed to).
Which plant box is best?
This is subjective, but in my opinion I weigh in cost and overall value. I love receiving subscription boxes that really make me feel like I’m getting amazing value for what I’m paying.
And when it comes to a plant subscription box, I think it’s also important that they package the plants well. It’s understandable that they might get a little damaged just from being in a box while being shipped to my house, but it’s important that they are well watered before they leave, are packaged in a protective manner, and aren’t in route for very long.
The plant boxes below are highly rated. Some are more expensive than others but I’ll be sure to share what’s special about each one. I also checked each one for shipping costs and factored those into the total price.
This blog post is updated monthly. Here are my personal favorite picks out of all the plant subscription boxes out there.
This is the box I get, so I’ll start with it. I have really grown a beautiful collection of plants receiving this box. They send me two decent sized plants a month along with a card that tells me what the plant is, how much water it needs and how much sunlight it can take. I have learned SO much about plants because of this box! It’s nice to receive two plants so I can spend the month getting to know them.
Site description: House Plant Shop delivers a custom crafted collection of house plants and house plant products in a simple monthly package. We use our large array of plants in our greenhouses to put together a uniquely themed box every month.
How many items per box: What’s really cool about this box is that they offer a variety of options and tiers. You can choose air plants, succulents, aquatic or herb boxes, pet friendly, for the office and also a premium box (which is what I was getting).
Delivered: For subscribers, boxes go out the second week of the month. New subscribers after the 14th will receive boxes the third or fourth week, depending on how late you subscribe.
Cost: The boxes start at $12, the premium box is $30, and the office box is $84.
Rating: 4 stars out of 200+ reviews.
This is a really cool gardening subscription box for all skill levels that also has multiple tiers to choose from. I always appreciate that because it opens it up to budgets of all levels.
Site description: A subscription box for those that enjoy gardening or just starting out. We provide seeds that are in season–just add soil, sun and water! Pick from Flowers, Fruit/Veg, or both! Just Seeds (seeds + instruction only). Basic Bins include enough seeds, items and knowledge to start. Premium Bins add projects/tools!
How many items per box:
- Just Seeds: Only the seeds of the month, 3-5 types, depending on seed type.
- Just Seeds Premium: Only the seeds of the month, 3-5 types, depending on seed type, may include live plants if they are offered for the month. First month comes with our custom binder to hold your seed instructions and all seed instructions come laminated.
- Basic Bin: A basic box, containing seeds, a soil/plant food sample, and possibly a pot/grow bag. May include live plants.
- Premium Bin: An upgraded box, containing seeds, a soil/plant food sample, possibly a pot/grow bag, and a project or garden tool. May include live plants
Delivered: Boxes are shipped by the 11th of each month.
Cost: Starting at $10 for the lowest tier to $40 for the highest tier.
Rating: 5 stars out of 117+ reviews
The unique thing about this gardening seed box is that they promise to send only raw, non-treated, non-GMO seeds for your garden. They include everything you need to get your seeds started right away. They also customize your seeds based on your location.
Site description: Urban Organic Gardener’s monthly seed club is a gardening subscription service for every type of grower. Each month, receive a curated collection of seeds and supplies . Includes everything you need to start the seeds upon arrival. Grow your own organic food year round and collect heirloom non-GMO seeds.
How many items per box:
- Monthly Mystery Box: Includes heirloom seeds, plant label marker, and seed starting pod. Start seeds indoors upon arrival. Instructions included.
- Pro Membership Box: Includes 5 mystery heirloom seed packages, seed starting soil pods, epsom salt soil fertilizers, plant garden markers, special offers and instructions.
Delivered: The 5th of each month.
Cost: The smaller box is $15 and the bigger one is $15
Rating: 4 stars out of 100+ ratings
This box features organically grown succulents and 6 different boxes to choose from. You of course have an option between succulents or air plants, or both.
Site description: Succulents Box is great surprise gift for succulents lovers to indulge their love monthly. We offer options of 1/2/3/4 succulents of 2” size with 4 different varieties each month. We also offer an airplant subscription box with 1 different airplant each month.
How many items per box: You basically get to choose between getting 1-4 succulents a month.
Delivered: Boxes ship on the 18th-20th, but within 3 working days of your first order.
Cost: Prices start at $10 for one succulent/air plant and $25 for four succulents.
Rating: 4 stars out of 75+ ratings
This is a really beautiful box. Yes, it’s higher priced at $38 but you receive containers and other gardening tools along with your live plants. It’s convenient that you don’t have to go out and purchase more items, like pots. I also love the illustrated instructions. This is a box that’s definitely curated with intention and detail.
Site description: Each month we create a unique plant themed subscription box. Everything you need to build relaxing, rewarding, and enriching garden projects, including live plants. With visually illustrated instructions, simple garden care tips, and properly portioned ingredients assembly is fun & easy!
How many items per box: It looks like each box comes with a plant or plants, planter, gardening item such as soil/stones/topper/etc, instructions, and a special tag to write the name of the plant on.
Delivered: the week of the 13th.
Cost: $51.49 (that’s with the shipping)
Rating: 5 stars out of 74+ reviews
This is another succulents box but the cool thing about this one is they send one succulent, a pretty pot to plant it in, potting soil mix, and some other unique plant items.
Site description: We share our best succulent friends and include the right potting mix and everything else you need to be a successful plant parent each month. You’ll have an amazing collection in no time, but we’re guessing you already have a good start.
How many items per box: usually about 5 items, and with the bigger box you receive an air plant as well
Delivered: the week of the 13th.
Cost: the smaller box is $27.90 and the bigger box is $37.90
Rating: 5 stars out of 72+ reviews
This is a simple, straightforward plant box that sends you all you need. They send one plant a month along with a pot, soil, and other planting tools. The price is also great!
Site description: Fall in love with a new houseplant variety every month from The Plant Club. We curate more than cute collections of pots & accessories, we lovingly pack everything you need to easily assemble and care for your own living decor.
How many items per box: it appears that you receive 5 main items and a few smaller ones.
Delivered: the week of the 13th.
Rating: 5 stars out of 53+ ratings
I was so excited to find a box that lists a cactus plant as a monthly option. This box you can choose between receiving succulents or cacti.
Site description: Our monthly succulent and cactus clubs keeps your home, office, or garden full of life. You get five handpicked unique succulents or cacti delivered each month from our 2.5″ mature collection.
How many items per box: five succulents or cacti
Delivered: Succulents ship on the 1st of the month and the cacti on the 15th
Rating: 5 stars out of 14+ ratings
Easy Come Easy Grow (For Australians and New Zealanders only)
This is an awesome little box if you’re looking to grow your own herb and veggie garden. All the seeds come from Australian companies, and every month they send you 3 packets of in season herb or veggie seeds.
Site description: Here at Easy Come Easy Grow our goal is to help you get growing and provide all the ‘know how’ you need to get started. When you subscribe and join the Easy Come Easy Grow family you will receive 3 different in season herb or vegetable seeds to grow along with us each month. Whether you have a backyard or a windowsill anybody can grow their food.
How many items per box: 3 seed packets
Delivered: the 15th of every month
Cost: $10 AUD
Rating: 5 stars out of 19+ reviews
I hope you enjoyed these boxes I found. If you’ve found any I didn’t mention, please share them in the comments below–I’d love to check the box out!
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