Lakeland plant shops and florists to brighten up your day

Find floral arrangements, Florida natives, and houseplants at these local shops.

flower fridge at Bloom Shakalaka plant shop in Lakeland, FL

Pick flowers by the stem to try your hand at floral arranging. | Photo by @bloom.shakalaka

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Summer is the perfect time to pick up a new hobby, so we’re trying out our green thumbs. We’ve picked a bouquet of four local plant shops, nurseries, and florists so you can start cultivating your own garden along with us.

Bloom Shakalaka, The Joinery, 640 E. Main St., Lakeland

Promising “funky fresh blooms,” Bloom Shakalaka is the perfect place to get a wrapped bunch of bright florals or a fun arrangement. Stop by The Joinery and visit the flower fridge to pick your own by the stem.

A bush of deep orange and yellow native flowers.

Planting native flowers can help your local ecosystem. | Photo by @thenectarylkld

Photo by @thenectarylkld

The Nectary, 1047 E. Main St., Lakeland

Not sure where to start when it comes to plants? Try a native plant from The Nectary. This nursery has carried everything from native wildflowers to vines + trees. Visit to see what’s in stock and make your lawn biodiverse and beautiful.

A woman holds a tall, wrapped bouquet of brightly colored snapdragons, covering her face.

A colorful bouquet is the perfect gift — even for yourself. | Photo by @flowercartlakeland

Flower Cart, 1125 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland

Green thumb not working out for you? If you’d prefer your blooms perfectly arranged, place an order from the florists at this family-owned spot, which has been in Lakeland since 1980. With an emphasis on bright flowers, Flower Cart’s arrangements will be the perfect pop of color in your home.

An outdoor area covered by wooden beams that features rows of colorful picnic tables.

Grab a strawberry shortcake + a new plant at Parkesdale Market. | Photo by

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Parkesdale Farm Market, 3702 W. Baker St., Plant City

Parkesdale isn’t just serving up strawberry shortcake. It’s also a great place to find a unique house plant to add to your collection. Take a trip to the market to see the succulents, ferns, and more available. Shop online to have your new garden addition shipped to your home.

Pumpkins and plants on sidewalk outside of Scout & Tag storefront

Find new seasonal houseplants from Scout & Tag.

Photo by @nicolefeller_

More places to find flowers + plants

Austin’s Backyard Garden, 949 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland | This unique plant shop is located in downtown Lakeland at Dixieland Relics. You can also build your own terrarium at the terrarium bar.

K & K Nursery, 4005 Palow Rd., Lakeland | Find a garden plant, tree, or shrub at this nursery with weekly specials.

Mildred’s Florist, 5504 US Hwy. 98 N., Lakeland | Get a floral arrangement at this spot that’s been serving North Lakeland for 50 years.

Peterson Nursery and Garden Center, 2184 E. County Rd. 540A, Lakeland | Ask these local experts for advice on what plants are most sustainable for your yard.

Scout & Tag, 244 N. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland | Visit The Potting Shed for small houseplants, unique planters, and even swan topiaries.

The Green House Garden Store, 110 Easton Dr., Lakeland | Find orchids, greenery, and more at this shop located across from the Southgate shopping center.

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