As the winter months approach, we hope to hire a few new roles at HB. We love hearing from people who have fresh ideas, are passionate about what we do, and have creative and interesting work experiences to bring to the table.
We are a small team, and every new addition is so important to us and adds huge value to our business.
We're still reeling (and recovering from) what feels like a real highlight for our little business this year... Bloom baby!
We had such craic running a HB tent at Bord Bia Bloom over the June bank holiday and we also had the pleasure (and panic!) of speaking on the Garden Stage twice over the festival weekend. Many of us in HB...
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.
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 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... 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.
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!
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…
We recently commissioned ceramicist Aoife Slattery to create a limited edition, handmade, and absolutely gorgeous houseplant pot exclusively for Hopeless Botanics.
Here's a short video of her process...
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.
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?
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...
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.
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.
Catch us there from Monday May 17th until Tuesday 8th of June.
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: