It’s 2021 and gardening is going virtual — kind of. In the past, you had to take a trip to your nearest nursery or garden center to get all the right supplies to make your garden grow. But now, you can simply sign up for a gardening subscription box to have a seasonal assortment of plants, succulents and seeds sent right to your door. Most of the subscription boxes ship on a monthly basis, but a select few follow a quarterly model, shipping at the start of every season.
We’ve rounded up the best gardening subscription boxes, keeping in mind different budgets, skill levels and garden types. You’ll find subscription boxes suited to outdoor vegetables, flower and herb gardens, as well as houseplant-only options for apartment dwellers without a suitable patio space or lawn. You have two main options: Grow plants from seed or let online plant services