GROWING THE SPACE
WELCOME TO THE PLANT HOUSE
Within our retail space inside The Rust Belt Market, we offer a unique collection of house plants, air plants, pottery, and sundries. We pride ourselves in coming as we are and sharing our personal experience with plants while being transparent about our triumphs and troubles. Our mission is to educate, empower, and inspire through the art of plants.
ESTABLISHED IN 2014
The co-owners of The Rust Belt Market,Tiffany and Chris Best, opened Lady Lazarus in 2014 during a time when the plant-shop business model had yet to make its way to cities across the U.S. The motivation was to incorporate Tiffany's skillset and passion for container gardening and Chris' background in construction and design into a boutique experience. On the eve of the shop's fifth anniversary, two larger spaces with southern exposure became available within the market. Based on the trajectory of Lady L, the Bests decided to expand the shop.
The two brands were consolidated under one name: The Plant House. This little boutique is more than just four walls and merchandise; it's powered by a small team of authentic people who are passionate about plants and connecting with others to teach as well as learn. It's an iconic example of small business and the importance of such models within our communities.