Our Story

Welltended is the houseplant selection & delivery service for city-dwellers. You select a gorgeous houseplant & beautiful, modern planter, and then we pair it with potting soil, plant it, and bring it to you. We provide easy-to-follow care instructions, taking the hassle and stress out of tending well to your houseplant. 

Here at Welltended, we believe that we should ALL own houseplants. We have a beautiful, grand, green vision for the world that every person should have a plant in their home (or multiple!) and a plant in their office space (or multiple!). We believe that plants are right at the intersection of health, happiness, and beauty; they're something seemingly so simple that can add so much to your everyday.

Why we do this: Picture yourself on a busy day. You're rushing around, from home to work to happy hour. You get home from that busy day, and you glance at your gorgeous plant sitting on the bookshelf. You take a calm moment from your hectic day to step back and tend to your plant... For us, this is it. Moments spent caring for our plants aren't just about tending to the plant itself, but about tending to ourselves. They are brief moments in the day that allow us to be thoughtful and to feel grounded. Plus, indoor plants have also been shown to boost your mood, clean your air, and relieve your stress levels. In a tech-heavy world, they put us in touch with the physical world and remind us of a more natural state. They're something you can be proud of in your home or office cube, adding some life to that space you're in so often.

How we got here: Welltended was launched in 2017 after we realized firsthand how inconvenient it was for us city folk to source houseplants. Garden stores never seemed to have a good selection of containers that would make a statement in our home, and there was rarely anyone to help pick out the right plant and explain - in a straightforward, understandable way - how to care for the thing. So, a group of people with a passion for plants and a love for the environment came together and launched Welltended. We currently serve the Chicago area but are actively expanding, so please do sign up for our waiting list if you're out of our current range.