Backstreet Christmas Day 10: Green Things and Green Thumbs

Celebrate an evergreen Aussie Christmas with living gifts that will keep on giving for years to come. 

The Succy Bunch
A boutique, family-run online succulent store, The Succy Bunch provide next-day gift delivery of cactus and succulent arrangements to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. Each month they offer a range of different arrangements in their own gift box, but numbers are limited. Dec 18 is their last day for Christmas delivery, so jump onto their website and shop now if you’re keen.

All the Green Things
27 Vulture St, West End
Specialising in indoor and balcony-friendly plants, All the Green Things has hardy plants as well as more rare varieties, and pots, baskets, and stands to style your indoor plants. Practical workshops are also on offer, from Green Thumbs 101 and Propagation for Beginners to DIY terrariums and basic macramé. Find more details on the website or pop in to visit them in store.

Mappins Nursery & Aquarium
240 Montague Rd, West End
A curated selection of plants, terrariums, fish, and water gardens in a converted West End warehouse. If you’d rather give the gift of an experience, Mappins also hosts workshops by industry professionals in terrariums, miniature Japanese gardens, kokedama, and more. Check out their website for more details.

2B Planted (Vend Marketplace)
1768 Sandgate Rd, Virginia

Part of the Vend Marketplace, which houses more than 90 local creative businesses under one roof, 2B Planted stocks succulent arrangements, indoor plants, and dried flowers. Drop in and see them, or check them out on Instagram.