Who among us isn’t an indoor gardener? The DIY yard and gardening industry hit a record $47.8 billion in 2018, according to Garden Research’s yearly industry report, and the average household spending reached $508 annually — up nearly 100 percent over the previous year. Plant stores are popping up everywhere: The Sill now has three locations, as does PlantShed, and in Greenpoint, two super-hip shops — Tula and Rooted NYC — recently opened within a block of one another. The problem is not a lack of options, in other words — it’s a matter of expense. Buying plants, not to mention the accessories needed to support them, is pricey. So we’ve rounded up a bevy of cheap (but, as always, expensive-looking!) watering cans, misters, pots, stands, and actual living, breathing plants, all available on Amazon, for the plant-lover on a budget.
A pretty glass mister.
From the Sill, a look-alike to Areaware’s popular Stacked Porcelain Planter.
And a woven one, for larger plants.
Another MCM option, this one in blonde wood.
A perfect entryway plant.
These do well in low-medium light, watered weekly.
Ferns are really hard to keep alive. So try a fake one!
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