A busy working life doesn’t always leave much time for tending gardens or houseplants. Fortunately, there are now various gardening subscriptions available, offering seeds, flowers, edible crops and gardening accessories, to help you get your fix of gorgeous greenery.
We’ve selected a range of services, from wildlife-friendly seed subscriptions to monthly deliveries of luxury floral bouquets.
10 best gardening subscription boxes
Browse our choice of subscription boxes for every gardener and plant-lover below:
British Seed Subscription
This subscription service delivers British-grown wildflower seeds once a month for you to sow in your garden. Wildflowers are a magnet for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects, many of which are in decline. The package arrives with fact cards and it’s possible to add personal messages to the first box, if you’re purchasing the subscription as a gift.
Price: £36.99 (for three months)
House of Kojo Plant Post Club
This postal club provides houseplants and accessories once a month – just the thing for time-poor plant lovers. If you’re concerned about potential toxicity, you can opt to only receive pet-friendly species.
Price: from £24.99 (for one month)
Are you an aspiring florist? Freddie’s Flowers deliver fresh flowers to your home each week, with a clear guide to arranging them. Flower food (in fast-biodegrading sachets) is included and you can opt in and out of deliveries online if you need to skip a week.
Price: £24 (per delivery)
Lazy Flora offers a monthly delivery service, designed with busy, urban households in mind. You can choose indoor or outdoor plants, or a combination of both. Plus, there are pet-friendly options and you can pay upfront or in ongoing monthly payments.
Price: from £15 (per month)
With a subscription to Bloombox Club, you’ll receive one surprise, low-maintenance plant in an attractive ceramic pot. Delivery is included in the price and you can choose whether you’d like a fresh plant every month or once a quarter. A care guide is also included.
Price: from £35 (per month)
Bloom and Wild
Bloom and Wild offer a broad range of subscription options, most of which are delivered in letterbox-sized packages so they can be easily posted through the door. You can choose flowers in bloom or buds which are getting ready to open, as well as ‘luxe’ bouquets and non-letterbox, hand-tied bunches. There’s also the option to schedule flowers every week, fortnight or month with plenty of gift-specific varieties, too.
Price: from £20 (per delivery)
A delivery from Seed Pantry allows you to select six seed varieties for your box. A great gardening gift idea, each delivery is tailored to the season, so they’ll arrive at the right time for sowing. You can opt to receive flower, veg or herb seeds, or a combination and you can skip, pause or cancel deliveries at any point.
Price: £12.99 (per month)
The Botanical Mini Posy Fresh Flower Subscription
Flowerbe offer a miniature arrangement of seasonal flowers in a choice of ‘natural’ or ‘colourful’ arrangements. One aromatic box will be delivered each month with a hand-illustrated instruction card.
Price: from £38.95 (for three months)
Wildflower Seed and Stationery Subscription
This subscription from Seedlings Cards and Gifts arrives in three monthly deliveries. The attractive gift box contains prints, badges and seed-collecting envelopes, along with seeds of pollinator-friendly wildflowers.
Price: £36.99 (for three months)
The Real Flower Company
For a luxury gift subscription option, The Real Flower company offer monthly bouquet deliveries in six-month commitments. The company’s garden roses are grown on English and Fairtrade farms and all of their arrangements are rated by scent on a scale from one (mild) to 10 (strong).
Price: £330.00 (for six months)