Hey, I'm James
I launched The Stem in October 2019, after battling mental health challenges whilst working in the City. Spending time in nature was an important sanctuary for me and enabled me to rebuild my sense of self. I wanted to start a business that helped others find their own connection with nature by making plants and gardening more accessible than ever.
Since we launched our new website in March 2020 we have delivered tens of thousands of plants to over 12,000 customers in London, helping them to transform their spaces and connect with nature.
is to share plant happiness by making plants and gardening more accessible than ever before, in a planet conscious way.
Sharing plant happiness
Not only do plants look great but there’s also a lot of evidence that plants and access to nature can improve our physical and mental health, including reducing stress and lifting our mood. For those of us that live in cities, with limited access to outdoor space, having houseplants is a great way to bring the green indoors.
We care about the planet and believe in doing business for good not just for profit. From planting a tree for every order, offsetting carbon emissions in our supply chain, delivering with minimal packaging, and becoming an accredited member of 1% For The Planet, we're committed to building a business that puts the planet first.
We've got a whole plant care section packed full of useful guides. Take a look, and if you need any more help just get in touch.