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5 Black Women-Owned Brands for Adventurous New Plant Moms

Many Black Women now find solace in the plant industry as they tap into their spiritual and wellness energy. Plants have been known to offer a healing space, especially when you need something to brighten your day. This is a rapidly growing industry, and Black Women are at the forefront, owning online communities, flourishing plant brands, and local plant shops catering to beginners and experts. If you are searching for plant products such as seeds, vases, medicinal plants, and more, you need not look any further than these five Black Women-owned brands that will transform your home or office into a whimsical green paradise.


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  1. Plant and People- founded by Cherron Perry-Thomas and Amma Thomas


Cherron Perry-Thomas and her daughter Amma Thomas have created an ultra-green oasis for Black Women to find healing and spiritual growth in these times of COVID and civil unrest. Their family has a wealth of knowledge in medicinal plant healing, which they use to create products that cater to Black Women's ultimate spiritual and physical well-being. Their offerings include supplements such as the CV Sciences Immunity Defense Capsules, which support immune health, affordable and low-maintenance plants like the Epipremnum Pinnatum Variegated, and tools like the Phoebe Vase.


They also focus on how growing plants can relieve stress while selling herbal seeds, house plants like the Primula Blue Zebra Primrose, clothing, rolling trays, and novels. So, if you're a budding plant mama on the search for tools and herbs that are budget-friendly, elegant in design, and high in quality, Plant and People will make your new plant nursery flourish.


Cherron Perry-Thomas (middle) and Amma Thomas (left), founders of Plant and People; Source: Plant and People Website
Cherron Perry-Thomas (middle) and Amma Thomas (left), founders of Plant and People; Source: Plant and People Website

2. deVINE Plantery-founded by Kelly Brown and Maya Haynie


Kelly Brown and Maya Haynie are a dynamic duo that has brought the joy of plant parenthood to Black Women in the New Jersey area through deVINE Plantery. They offer safe, personalized, and well-nourished experiences to new plant moms eager to explore their latest obsession. Maya and Kelly have acquired their green thumbs from each other and their respective degrees, giving them a newfound knowledge and perspective on what it means to be a plant owner. However, for them, it's not just about having a green thumb but taking pride in providing beautiful houses and offices with plants to black women and the black community. deVINE Plantery offers a range of products and accessories, including t-shirts, featured artwork such as the Potted Plant Arc, and plant holders in Red Terracotta Pots. It's a one-stop shop for black women to purchase their first baby plant and add a gem to their homes.

Kelly Brown (top) and Maya Haynie (bottom), founders of deVINE Plantery; Source: House Beautiful Website
Kelly Brown (top) and Maya Haynie (bottom), founders of deVINE Plantery; Source: House Beautiful Website

3. Plant Baby Mama-founded by Gabrielle Thompson


All it takes is some tender love and green plants! Gabrielle Thompson first opened her heart to the life of being a plant mama during quarantine in March 2020. While things were uncertain in the world, one thing was for sure: Gabrielle wanted to become a plant parent. Plant Baby Mama is a brand where plants and self-care intersect with plant "adopting" trips and is a must-visit if you're a plant lover who finds yourself looking for guidance. Gabrielle has opened her green world to other Black Women who strive for the comfort and anxiety reduction that plants can bring. The connection to plants can grow strong, and by shopping with Plant Baby Mama, your "Plarent" pride can also develop to higher expectations.


Gabrielle Thompson, founder of Plant Baby Mama; Source: Plant Baby Mama Website
Gabrielle Thompson, founder of Plant Baby Mama; Source: Plant Baby Mama Website


4. Plant Salon-founded by Nika Vaughan


Body oils, Tea masks, Hanging pots, OH MY! Are you a new plant mom looking for products for your plants and yourself? Look no further than Plant Salon, a brand created by Nika Vaughan. Plant Salon offers a fantastic experience for your body, face, and plants. Various features include Wildflower Bar Soaps and Rose + Rooibos Clay Face Masks for face and body exfoliation.

Additionally, you can purchase unique tools like the Teddy Plant Sticks to make your indoor plants stand out. Nika Vaughan envisioned a self-care routine that benefits both plant moms and plants, and the Plant Salon delivers. Once you enter this whimsical space, you'll be amazed!


Niki Vaughan, founder of Plant Salon; Source: Plant Salon Website
Niki Vaughan, founder of Plant Salon; Source: Plant Salon Website

5. Palette Pots-founded by Latrice Thompson


Love is found in a Palette Pot! Dysfunctional drainage holes, moisture issues, and dull-colored plant pots are nowhere to be found in the Black Woman-owned plant brand Palette Pots, founded by Latrice Thompson. Palette Pots offers bright colors and functional plant holders for plant moms who just binged on their new indoor garden. New plant moms can shop Palette Pot products like Matte or Glossy pots such as The Glossy Cyn in orange or white, thus making these experiences fun and at-home visitors swoon in green envy. Palette Pots' popping colors and modern styles can fit any potted plant aesthetic you're considering, whether for your cozy loft or work office. Latrice Thompson, through her sprouting brand, gives Black Women the opportunity to take their green thumb to new heights and vibrant vibes!


Latrice Thompson, founder of Palette Pots; Source: Palette Pots Website
Latrice Thompson, founder of Palette Pots; Source: Palette Pots Website
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