For the plant-lovers in your life, why not consider a gift that celebrates their passion? There are some great options out there, from potted plants and succulents to terrariums and botanical prints.
For something a bit more unique, you could check out local nurseries for special one-of-a-kind pieces, or source something from an online marketplace.
For the green-thumbed cook, you could pick up some organic seeds or a selection of herbs to help them grow their own kitchen garden. For the eco-warrior, you could consider a potted miniature tree or a set of reusable produce bags.
There are so many options out there to show a loved one you care about their environmental values.
Who they are…
Harvie is a subscription service for buying groceries from your local farmers and producers. It’s the most convenient way to support a vibrant food system and nourish your family with the good stuff.
You can customize every single delivery you receive so that you always get exactly what you want; from produce and meats to dairy, honey, pasta, bread, flowers, and more!
Why we like them…
From fresh, organic produce and pantry staples to delicious snacks, Harvie offers a wide assortment of local and exclusive products from businesses in Pittsburgh and neighboring areas.
Who they are...
City Grows is an organic garden & gift shoppe in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Lawrenceville, home to some of the city's most unique small businesses, restaurants, and boutiques.
Why we like them...
City grows offer seeds, potted plants, soils, amendments, pots, tools, and more. They've also expanded inventory to include decorative plants like succulents, cacti, bonsai, and air plants.
Who they are…
The holiday season isn't complete without a visit to Phipps, a thriving oasis with many unique environments to explore. For more than 125 years, Phipps has been its city’s green oasis, connecting Pittsburghers to the beauty and importance of nature while advancing the role of the public garden in the fields of education, outreach and sustainable innovation.
Why we like them…
Phipps Conservatory is focused on plant and human health. At Phipps, they are dedicated to showing that sustainable practices are good for people, good for the planet and making the world a more beautiful place.
- All of the lights used in our Winter Flower Show and Winter Light Garden are energy-efficient LEDs
- Since 2005, all of the electricity used at Phipps is renewable, some of which is produced on site.
- Since 2010, all of the carbon dioxide emitted in order to heat our buildings has been offset.
- From 2005 – 2016, Phipps reduced carbon emissions from heating, cooling and powering our buildings by 56% per square foot, which is double the Paris Climate Agreement target of 26 – 28% by 2025.
Plant friendly gifts are a great way to show your loved ones that you care about the environment. They bring life to our homes and offices, and they create a sense of peace and serenity. You can also give the gift of healthy soil and save on Soil Sauce!
These gifts are a great way to encourage a loved one to connect with nature and appreciate the beauty of the environment.