Everybody loves plants. There’s something something comforting about being surrounded by them in your home, plus they look so very pretty and you can never have too many.
In the last little while, plant sales have surged (not a fact but probably a fact) because we all want the place we spend most of our time – and were locked in for a little while – to be as delightful as possible.
The Gold Coast is home to plenty of amazing spots to buy plants and because you probably need a few more, here they are.
This little Burleigh Heads beauty is tucked away and filled with the most magical array of plants there are. From cacti to succulents, all of the indoor plants and a stunning range of pots, they have absolutely everything you need. We want it all.
Where: 2A, 1740 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
Found at Wongawallan and Coomera, Spectrum Plants is a wholesale, family-run nursery that sells everything from succulents, cacti and houseplants to trees. It’s open to the public and very popular, get in there to find some gems.
Where: 69 Currey Road, Wongawallan and 161 Kriedeman Road, Upper Coomera
Found at Carrara Markets, Pauls Plants are open seven days and stock a huge range of indoor and outdoor plants at epic prices. Pop in to pick up some goodies and have a cruise around the rest of the markets while you’re there.
Where: Cnr Manchester Road and Gooding Drive, Carrara
A wholesale palm tree farm, Tamborine Palms is where it’s at if you’re in need of a few large-scale backyard palms. From residential to commercial, they’ve got you covered for everything you might need and there’s a variety of species to choose from.
Where: 74 Hazel Road, Tamborine
Instant Jungle Palms Nursery
Instant Jungle is a plant nursery based at Labrador with over two acres of palms, shrubs and exotic plants. They also specialise in water features, Bali huts, ceramic pots and statues. Wander up there for a magical experience.
Where: 111 Olsen Avenue, Labrador
An entirely online store stocking beautiful olive trees, Olive You only opened recently and they are already killing it. Pickup is from Palm Beach and there are some absolute beauties on there, get in quick. Find them here.
The Hideaway Nursery
Found in the heart of Miami, the newest to the bunch is The Hideaway Nursery which stock the sweetest cacti and succulents in their garden emporium at affordable prices and you’re going to want to snap up every single one.
Where: 5 Peter Parade, Miami (check hours here)
Ross Evans Garden Centre
Found on a six acre site in Runaway Bay and established over 40 years ago, Ross Evans Garden Centre has it all. They grow over half of their own plants and import a huge range of pots and planters, so you can kit our your entire garden from the one spot. Quite relaxing to wander around in there too.
Where: 296 to 300 Oxley Drive, Runaway Bay
The Borrowed Nursery
Behind the lavendar roller door Mermaid’s beloved nursery is absolutely packed with goodies, every type of plant you could want, beautiful pots, dried flowers, art and books, all the best things. You can hire plants for events and the space itself can be hired too. Big fans.
Where: 42-44 Cronulla Avenue, Mermaid Beach