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Urban Jungle East Online

While you can't come to us, we're bringing the Urban Jungle to you. Shop the virtual market, learn some green fingered skills and get the answers to all your plant care questions.

Our inaugural festival of urban gardening would’ve seen the market bursting with greenery and, working with our brilliant event partners Green Rooms Market, the plan was to bring the botanical community together with plant lovers and enthusiasts alike for this Spring botanical festival.

Instead we’re bringing a virtual market to you. Read on for our pick of the best traders, tune in for live workshops (25 and 26 April) and ask the experts – Plant Maintenance Gurus Plant Sit will be answering your burning plant care questions and read Jane Perone’s exclusive blog post on the impact of rare house plants.

THE VIRTUAL MARKET:

Move over supermarket succulent and pimp your plant life with a pick of products from our favourite Green Rooms Market traders. We’ve picked 6 of our favourites here but feel free to head over to the Green Rooms Virtual Market to peruse the full market.

GUEST BLOG POST by JANE PERONE:

We couldn’t have her here in person so instead we have an exclusive blog post from journalist, presenter and house plant guru Jane Perone.

Rare Plants; The Impact of Seeking the Desirable by Jane Perone. 

PLANT CARE Q&A:

Worried about droopy leaves? How much water is too much? What are the secrets to healthy, happy house plants. Plant car experts @PlantSit have your questions covered. Head to ‘Plant SOS’ in their story highlights for all the answers.

GREEN SKILLS:

Plant Propagation: Ever wanted to make new plant babies from your existing plants? @the_everyspace guide us through some simple to follow steps.
Herby Cocktails: If you missed the IGTV LIVE cocktail making with @Superb.herb.London why not sign up to one of their workshop dates.
Plant Hangers: If you missed the IGTV LIVE Workshop sign up to an online Macrame plant hanger making workshop with @by_me_katie

Graen Studios

Founded by Angela and her Icelandic partner Björgvin, Graen is a beautifully curated online store full of functional but design-led products for the art and practice of growing plants.

Instagram: @graenstudios

Website: www.graenstudios.com

Email: info@graenstudios.com

Forest

A family run house plant and lifestyle store, based out of two stunning south east London locations. They stock a gorgeous selection of plants and pots and customers will benefit from exceptional customer service, including a free repotting service and they will also help you match plants with suitable pots and planters.

Instagram: @forest_london

Visit: www.forest.london

Email: hello@forest.london

 

Acorn Vase

Acorn Vase & Avocado vase is the brainchild of Ed & Amy who spent lots of time perfecting the optimum design, shape, performance of their stunning vases. Passionate about getting us all growing, we love their knowledge and enthusiasm, they are always such a popular addition to our markets.

Instagram: @acornvase

Visit: www.ilexstudio.com

Email: info@ilexstudio.com

 

Leaf Envy

Leaf Envy burst onto the London houseplant scene with their first plant shop from a roving canal boat in east London! Now based at Hackney Downs Studios, Leaf Envy provide a classy collection of plants, pots and accessories. We love their new mystery WFH bundles and the plant hacks and tips you can find on their website and newsletter.

Instagram: @leafenvy

Visit: www.leafenvy.co.uk

Contact: via site

 

Peng Succulents

Founder Cassie is an RHS award winner and her stall is always busy with customers amazed at her beautiful array of succulents, people rarely leave empty handed. Grown and nurtured in her South London garden, these succulents are perfect for a plant novice or plant expert alike.

Instagram: @pengsucculents

Visit: www.etsy.com/shop/pengsucculents

Email: pengsucculents@gmail.com

Smith and Goat

Not only do they have one of the best looking instagram accounts in the business, they bring a wealth of crowd-pleasing colourful concrete pots big & small and a great selection of houseplants. Smith & Goat sell from Word Store in Walthamstow and can make all manner of bespoke items from worktops to sinks, and table tops to soap dishes.

Instagram: @smithandgoat

Visit: www.smithandgoat.co.uk

Email: smithandgoat@hotmail.com