Verde Plant Design: A breath of fresh air for any interior
There’s therapy, and then there’s green therapy.
Whether you’re looking to reduce stress levels, boost your Zen, spruce up the office or revive a lacklustre living space, Verde Plant Design has you covered.
With a thoughtfully curated and beautifully arranged selection of succulents, tropicals and more, Verde will help you transform any space into an urban oasis. Among their best-selling products are monsteras, pothos, succulents, airplants and the adorable DIY terrarium kits. They also have a super cute collection of pots, planters and other home goods.
Located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, Verde got its start in 2015 with the help of Centre Venture’s PUSH program. After only eight months, the business outgrew its original space and moved to its current location on Graham Street. After meeting owner/artist Dominika Dratwa, it’s easy to see why.
Dominika is a woman with a thirst for knowledge, and she takes the time to ensure that each Grade A plant brought into her shop is healthy and comes from reputable suppliers – many of whom she’s taken the time to meet for herself. Plus, she only chooses plants that will be capable of thriving throughout Winnipeg’s harsh winters.
Best of all, Dominika is more than happy to share her expertise. Combined with her education in science and fine art, her passion for plants and eye for detail make her the perfect guide in all things greenery. And as a conscientious business owner, she won’t just sell you a pretty plant; she’ll make sure it fits your lifestyle, and that you know how to take care of it.
For those who want to take their education a step further, Verde also offers up a series of wildly popular workshops. From basic sessions like ‘Houseplants 101’ and season-specific ones like ‘Bloom: Fall Floral Arranging’ to learning how to build your own terrarium or making macramé plant hangers with Eve Seven Co., there’s something for everyone.
But they don’t stop there. You know Thom Bargen’s iconic plant wall that you probably have an Instagram photo of? You can thank Verde for that. Dominika designs, installs and maintains live walls in homes and businesses throughout the city. Studies show that live walls produce fresh oxygen, absorb sound, decrease stress, increase productivity and an overall sense of well-being. Plus, they just look really, really cool.
So whether you need a boost of energy or want a splash of colour to brighten up your workspace, pop by Verde Plant Design. And if you flash your We Heart Winnipeg card, they’ll give you 10% off plants and pots every Wednesday.