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The Best Plant Nurseries in LA - The LA Girl
Ah, plants. They provide oxygen, beauty, and nourishment; some of them overtake entire walls with their fuchsia blooms, while others line our apartment-windowsills. From succulents and cacti, to herbs and orchids, bringing a new plant home is like making a wonderful, new friend…and hoping you don’t kill them. Let’s face it, while we believe everybody is capable of honing their green thumb, some photosynthetic buddies adapt to our particular lifestyles better than others. Thank goodness LA boasts a bounty of eclectic nurseries. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites, so you can get to exploring, and meet the autotroph of your dreams. Here are the best plant nurseries in LA. Artemisia Nursery This lovely nursery focuses on native plants, and has an impressive selection of herbs, cacti, and succulents. There’s also an adorable gift shop with display-worthy ceramics, book after book on horticulture and native plant life, home goods, and local art to admire and purchase. They host events as well, including art shows (with free wine. Oh yes.) and plant-related workshops! The Cactus Store Don’t be fooled by its subtle exterior-this is one of the coolest nursery-like experiences the city has to offer. Step inside the unsuspecting shop and …