Field & Florist
The biz The Loop and Wicker Park stores are stocked mostly with flowers grown at the retailer’s farm and greenhouse in Sawyer, Michigan.
The blooms Expect hand-tied bouquets of seasonal blossoms. In March and April, anemones and ranunculuses come into bloom, says co-owner Heidi Joynt.
Green deets $75 per bouquet, delivered for $8 to $20 (depending on location) weekly, biweekly, or monthly throughout the city, plus Oak Park and Evanston
The biz The Englewood flower shop employs area teens. “We’re about Black youth empowerment,” says Quilen Blackwell, who founded the nonprofit with his wife, Hannah.
The blooms The Help Us Grow subscription mixes wholesale flowers with blooms grown on once-vacant city lots. Some of the proceeds will go toward building a greenhouse this summer.
Green deets $40 for a monthly bouquet, delivered anywhere from Waukegan to northwest Indiana
Bottle & Branch
The biz Owner Heather Shouse’s offerings include unusual flowers such as hybrid lily tulips and Madame Butterfly snapdragons, grown on her farm on the Fox River in Cary, as well as terrariums and moss walls.
The blooms Choose from traditional bouquets, or try the Plant of the Month Club, tailored to both your experience and home light levels.
Green deets $200 to $400 for four bunches or $300 for six monthly plant deliveries within the city and some northwest suburbs
Flowers for Dreams
The biz The floral company drives brand passion by donating 25 percent of profits to charities.
The blooms If you have an eye for design, opt for the DIY subscription, which delivers flowers from Midwestern farms in burlap with clippers and a link to a how-to video to arrange them. If not, the Artisan option comes ready for a vase.
Green deets $40 to $80 for weekly, biweekly, or monthly subscriptions, available citywide and in selected suburbs