Backstreet Christmas Day 4: Plants & Green Things


Celebrate an evergreen Aussie Christmas with living gifts that will keep on giving for years to come, for the green thumbs and plant mums in your life.

The Succy Bunch

A boutique, family-run online succulent store, The Succy Bunch provide next-day gift delivery of cactus and succulent arrangements to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. They offer a range of different succulent and cactus gift pots and arrangements, including detailed care instructions. Numbers are limited for each variety, so order early to avoid disappointment.

All the Green Things

27 Vulture St, West End

Exactly like it sounds, this West End location is the place to find the right plant for you, whether you want something lush and leafy, hardy and low-maintenance or perhaps something a little unusual or rare. They also stock plenty of pots, baskets, and stands to style your indoor plants. Practical workshops are also on offer, from Green Thumbs 101 and Propagation for Beginners to DIY terrariums and basic macramé.

Mappins Nursery & Aquarium

240 Montague Rd, West End

A curated selection of plants, terrariums, fish, and water gardens in a converted West End warehouse. If you’d rather give the gift of an experience, Mappins also hosts workshops by industry professionals in terrariums, miniature Japanese gardens, kokedama, and more.

Brookfield Gardens

2371 Moggill Road, Brookfield

An independent family-owned garden and lifestyle retailer based in Brookfield, built on a dedication to plants and an authentic love of gardening. Brookfield Gardens encompasses not only the nursery but also the Gift Shop, the Greenhouse, the Potting Shed, the Wild Canary Bistro and the Kitchen Garden.

The Plant Shack

4 Krause Street, Deception Bay

A bit further from Brisbane city, The Plant Shack is an award-winning plant nursery as well as pots, gifts, garden care. The Plant Shack grows most of its own plants to keep prices low for customers while keeping up with new releases and specialty lines from growers all over the state and northern NSW, and now have a coffee hut and food shack open most mornings. Also, check out the beautiful Welcome Dogs on their website (or in person!).

The Plant Market

Find your soil mate! Normally a travelling market, The Plant Market currently has a pop-up concept store in Westfield Chermside stocking indoor and outdoor plants, handmade pots, art prints, botanical earrings, enamel pins and more.

The Plant Lounge

Shop 1 / 8 Station St Nundah

The Plant Lounge specialises in indoor plants and also offers pots and planters, and workshops on things from plant propagation and terrariums to weaving and botanical watercolours.


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