In the San Luis Obispo area lies several nurseries, tucked away within the beating center of the city. These businesses nurture and care for a variety of lovely plants that are certain to liven up any residence.
GROWING GROUNDS DOWNTOWN
Customers adore this nonprofit nursery for its unique plant selection, beautiful gift packaging, and kind employees. Employees complete on-the-job training with a heavy focus on plant care. Customers can expect to learn how to care for their future plants, as well. Alongside knowledge, this little shop offers everything from succulents to terrarium supplies. Many love the breath of fresh air these plants bring to their residences.
Growing Grounds’ parent Transitions-Mental Health Association is an organization that supports disabled individuals hampered by the harsh realities of mental illness. By purchasing gifts and plants from its employment program, Growing Grounds, customers will be directly supporting the rehabilitation and transition of mentally ill individuals to everyday life.
SPRIGS FLORAL DESIGNS
Though this florist specializes in wedding arrangements, Sprigs also offers floral gifts and flowers meant for home accents. One of the priciest of the garden stores located in SLO, Sprigs is a professional choice for those on a budget.
Customers rave about Erin, the owner’s, sense of style and aesthetic. A master of flower arrangement, Erin believes that with every creative endeavor she embarks on through her choice of artistic medium – flowers – she will grow as a designer. With this philosophy in mind, orders are personally designed to fit customers’ individual needs for the right price. This means a beautiful arrangement fit for any living space.
The best part? Sprigs donates a percentage of its sales to a local Alzheimer’s Association in honor of Erin’s mother.
WILDER FLORAL CO.
This boutique provides a variety of services, including bridal arrangements, flower delivery, and workshop classes about building and maintaining in-home terrariums.
Wilder Floral’s philosophy is about creating beauty. This is an ideology the owner, Asha, preaches for herself and her artists. As a result, customers absolutely adore the avenues through which Asha drives her creative ideas. They especially love the overall love and care she puts into her art. Any apartment home to a custom-made Wilder Floral arrangement will immediately brighten with color and a pleasant aroma.
Piqued by the lovely businesses that abound at The Academy Chorro’s surrounding community? Interested in finding out whether The Academy Chorro is the right place for you? Contact us today!
Looking to complement your new plants with thrifted finds? Head to one of the many consignment shops in the area! Here are a few of our favorites.