Plantopia Cultivate, Create, Soothe, Nourish

Plantopia Cultivate, Create, Soothe, Nourish

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Taking the houseplant trend to the next level, this book offers—in addition to growing tips for over twenty varietals— rich inspiration for home decoration, crafting, and DIY natural health and beauty projects using nature.

Leafy green houseplants, hardy succulents and cacti, and flowering perennials add as much to your daily sense of well- being as to the beauty of your home once you convert it into a plant paradise. Opening her book with all the essentials you need to cultivate twenty home varietals—from calathea to monstera to pilea peperomioides —with practical tips for repotting, watering, and sunlight recommendations, Elle Décor Idée co-editor Camille Soulayrol takes the houseplant trend to the next level by offering a broad program of gorgeous DIY projects. She shares step-by-step inspiration for creating terrariums and aquatic plant habitats, decorative tips for showcasing plants at home with wreathes or geometric frames that allow vines to thrive, and nature-inspired table setting ideas incorporating leaves and dried herbs. 

Tips on how to frame blossoms and leaves and how to create herbal dyes for textiles round out a rich palette of home decorating projects. Learn to leverage the benefits of specific plants through recipes for natural cosmetics, essential oils, and herbal infusions sourced from your houseplant haven.

Urban dwellers have finally caught on to the beauty, joy, and mindful benefits of bringing nature into the home, and this innovative book is essential reading to succeed in reinvigorating your interior using the diverse bounties of nature. Never has the art of creating an idyllic interior garden been covered in such a broad, accessible, and eye-catching volume, with its pastel color palette, innovative tutorials, and exquisite photography and illustrations. 

About the Author

Camille Soulayrol, co-editor-in-chief of Marie Claire Idées, is an author, stylist, and visual designer.

Delivery

You’ll see we are constantly updating the website with new stock and plants and have begun deliveries in Lake Macquarie, Newcastle & The Hunter regions. 

We will do our best to get your plants to you the same day, but we are still a small team so it may be the next day depending  on when you place your order. 

Please provide your mobile number when checking out as we will TXT you when your order has been delivered.

Delivery is charge at a flat rate of $10 for all orders within 30kms of our Boolaroo store. Our minium order is $20 for all local deliveries.

Australia Post & Sendle are available for further out  than that with our plant postal service but we would prefer to deliver in person.

Plant postal service

As of June 1st 2020 we will only be posting a select range of plants.

You can find these plants in the "Plants we can post" collection.

Shipping is capped at $16.95 AU sitewide. This excludes large or heavy items, which may occur an extra postage fee.

All parcels are sent with tracking numbers, which you will receive once your order has been processed.

Plants can vary in appearance due to growing conditions, the seasons and maturity. Please note that plants pictured on the website are representative only and the plants received may be slightly different in appearance.

Please remember that plants are living, breathing creatures and just like us they can get grumpy and have some flaws. Don't be discouraged if your new plant gets a little shock or a lost leaf here or there after arrival. This can be perfectly normal after spending a few days in a sealed dark box.

WA, TAS, NT

If you live in WA, TAS or NT you have the option of using Home of houseplants quarantine service 

Please email us  at orders@thesuburbanjungle.com.au before placing your order.

Click & Collect 

For Click and Collect, we will send you an email/txt message to let you know that your order is ready to be collected from the store.  Depending on how busy we are, Click and Collect should be available within an hour or two during business hours.

Please collect your ‘Click & Collect’ purchases within a week of purchase. If you are unable to make it in within a week please contact us via our Facebook page or email. If your order is not collected 30 days after purchase no refunds will be given and the order will be voided. If you think you may not be able to make it in store please communicate clearly with us. We are happy to work with you to find a solution.

We do not give change of mind refunds.

Questions? Shoot us an email at orders@thesuburbanjungle.com.au and we can help you out.

Updated 29th April

As of 2nd May 2020 our store will re open to the public with social distancing measures in place.

Important changes

In store

  • We will only be accepting payment via Eftpos until further notice.
  • There will be a limit to 3 people in the store at any one time. 
  • We will have hand santiser available throughout the store as well as reguarly cleaning surfaces,

Click & Collect

Is still available & usually ready within 24hrs. You will recieve an email once your order has been prepared and is ready for collection.

Local Delivery

We will deliver all orders on Friday/Saturday and will notifiy you via email and txt (if your mobile number was provided) when your delivery is due and when your delivery has been made.