A Gardening Gem

Browse the goods at Green Lady Gardens

Green Lady Gardens bills itself as a “Latin-Inspired Houseplant & Artisan Boutique”—which is exactly what made me want to seek out this little shop in the Art District on Santa Fe in Denver.

Now that I’ve been there, I get it. Owner Jessica Schutz offers handmade décor from Colorado-based artisans, plus art workshops. Schutz is also a master at helping her customers find a houseplant to match their skill level, light conditions and watering habits. If you’ve ever “killed” a plant, you just didn’t have the right one for the space you’re trying to decorate, the plant whisperer says. She also provides care cards for all her plants and sells a beautiful array of pottery, which makes up half of her inventory. “I’m obsessed with color,” she says. “I joke that the only reason I opened up a plant shop is so that I could sell Talavera Mexican pottery.”

Added bonuses: free parking in front of the shop, fair prices and superior customer service.

33 Santa Fe Drive, Denver

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Browse. Buy. Eat. Discover. See what's new and trending, plus tips for great local finds. CH&L editor at large Rebecca Gart shares her favorite discoveries from around the state of Colorado. 

A former reporter for The Daily Camera in Boulder, and writer/editor for InLine magazine and Delicious Living, Rebecca has also written for Cooking Light and Natural Health. She currently writes about what’s trending in home design, food, lifestyle, beauty and shopping for CH&L. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, snowshoeing, skiing, biking and playing tennis. She and her husband Ken have three children.

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