“Rooted in Design” is the moniker for Chicago’s own greenery and home design atelier, Sprout Home.  The greenery partner for The James Chicago, Sprout handles all of the botanicals for the hotel including weekly fresh arrangements for the lobby and Primehouse Bar. Sprouted in 2003 by founder Tara Heibel with a small store in the West Town neighborhood, a second location in Williamsburg, New York opened in 2007.

Sprout offers a full range of services including floral design, custom-made terrariums and garden design and installation. The store is a true wonderland of greenery with both hard-to-find and easy-to-grow plants for home or the outdoors, plus a large selection of containers, tools and accessories for gardening. 

Here are a few of our favorite things from Sprout’s garden of offerings:

1. The Floral Bar. Be sure to check out the Floral Bar where fresh cut flowers are available for purchase and a talented team member can whip up a bountiful bouquet within minutes.

2. Green Reading. Just like their motto, the Rooted in Design book is full of inspirational images and practical how-to advice for gardeners of all skill levels.

3. E-Terrariums. Simpler than ever, order a ready-made terrarium online and have it at your doorstep within days.

4. A Green Education. One of the most popular aspects of Sprout are their weekly classes where guests can build their own terrariums, houseplants or learn about floral design and decorating.

For more information or to learn about classes offered at Sprout Home, visit www.sprouthome.com