Join our team
With the opening of our new shop, we’re very excited to be hiring 1-2 people on a part time basis to join our small but wonderful team of hopeless plant lovers.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our products, our customer service, and our passion for creativity. You must be hardworking, have passion for, and good knowledge of plants, and enjoy helping customers.
Woohoo! Our new shop is opening this August!
We're so excited to share that we are opening a new shop in the coming weeks, at 75 Francis street, Dublin 8.
(Yes...we lucked out and are moving next door!) We're so happy to have a new, bigger home to fill with greenery and more... and we absolutely can't wait to fling the doors open and welcome you in.
Neem oil - What it is and why your plants will love it
Neem oil is something every plant owner should consider having to hand.
A natural oil derived from the seed of the neem tree - it contains antibacterial and anti fungal properties it can be used to treat so many diseases and pests that can appear from time to time.
Hey Mama ♡
Hey Mama... Mammy, Mom... Maaa! We love them, admire them, learn from them, appreciate them, and we owe them so much.
We've rounded up a selection of plants and pots to offer you a longer lasting alternative to flowers for your mammy this Mother's Day.
Cadbury Ireland x HB
We've teamed up with Cadbury Ireland to help them launch their new Plant Bar...
and we're including two delicious samples for you with every order!
Catch us on Room to Improve on RTÉ!
We can't believe we're saying this... but we've been working with Coco Content and interior designer Karina Heaslip on the new series of Room to Improve on RTÉ.
Eeeeek! A bit of a 'pinch me' moment for us. We selected beautiful plants and pots to compliment the renovated homes...
Chats with artist and interior designer Ali Kirby
Ali Kirby is a Dublin based artist and interior designer. We recently met when we provided her with houseplants for this stunning home she had just completed.
We had a chat with Ali about where she finds inspiration, and how she styles a room using layers, like a beautiful composition…
Aoife Slattery x Hopeless Botanics
We recently commissioned ceramicist Aoife Slattery to create a limited edition, handmade, and absolutely gorgeous houseplant pot exclusively for Hopeless Botanics.
And we are beyond delighted with how they turned out. It is available individually, or as part of a plant and pot gift set.
Here's a short video of her process...
I believe you have my stapler
Whether you're heading back to the office, continuing to wfh (or a bit of both), this is a great time of year to jazz your workspace up a bit. A good clear out of things cluttering your desk can feel so damn good.
If you're thinking about bringing some life and colour to your desk as our days get a tad darker... we have some inspiration and suggestions to get you going. Here are some great work set ups by some of our favourite instagram accounts.
What makes a plant 'easy'?
We've all seen lists of house plants on various websites, magazines and home sections of newspapers. '5 of the easiest house plants!', '10 plants you can't kill!', and blah blah blah... and so on.
But, if we dig deeper - what are the qualities that actually makes a plant easy going?
Pots + accessories now available nationwide
Our beautiful range of decorative pots as well as house plant soils, feeds and books are now available for shipping across the Republic of Ireland.
The right pot makes all the difference, and we love sourcing the most beautiful pots to compliment your gorgeous greenery. To pick the right decorative pot, measure the diameter of your plant's nursery pot...
Hopeless Botanics in the 100 Archive 2020
The design work carried out by the wonderful folks at New Graphic, on our logo and website has made it into the 100 Archive for 2020!
Every year the 100 Archive release a publication of 100 notable projects across design in Ireland. We're delighted to have Hopeless Botanics included...
Living wall in Brown Thomas Dublin
One of our favourite home grown brands, The Handmade Soap Company recently became stocked in Brown Thomas Dublin, and we had the pleasure of installing their display together with Notions Creative. Located right beside a large skylight, it was a great location for 200+ plants to live! If you're strolling around town, check it out in their Homewares Department on the third floor.
Living wall @ The Handmade Soap Company
We recently had the pleasure of working with one of our favourite Irish Businesses, The Handmade Soap Company.
They opened a new shop on Dublin's Wicklow Street, and wanted the space to reflect their passion for all things botanical.
Visit our pop up @ Jill & Gill on Stephen's Green this May
Catch us there from Monday May 17th until Tuesday 8th of June.
We're looking for a part-time hopeless person
Mothers day picks
Do house plants purify your air?
Plants make wonderful, long lasting gifts, and we love how so many people are looking to spread some joy and love to friends, family and co-workers this January. If you're thinking of sending a gift, here's a few nuggets you might be interested in knowing: