The Green and Floral Movement in Paris

27 November 2017

If you’ve been following The New Paris podcast, you’ve heard about the green and floral boom in Paris. My experts, Judith de Graaf and Elodie Love from Episode 12 talked about the rise of plant-focused concept stores, living walls, the popularity of home gardening, and the trend in dried flowers. But the 28-minute time slot flew by before we were able to go into detail about a few other topics, like flower delivery services (that are actually good and with a beautiful selection) and a few facts about green living in Paris that I didn’t know. VEGETALISONS PARIS The city’s hub for everything related to making the city a greener, plant-friendlier place to live. Any resident can apply for a permit to produce a green space (trees, community gardens, etc.) and the city offers a number of tools and even bulbs for free throughout the year to encourage urban gardening. Pas mal! DELIVERY SERVICES Finally, there are better options than Interflora! I’ve shopped with Bergamotte since they launched but there are other services that you can use on a regular basis (with a monthly floral option) or for special occasions: – AKAGreen  (Plants only) –Racine Paris (A new bouquet is […]…

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