You know as a destination for plants and outdoor and home goods, but if you've never been to one of their stores IRL, you're totally missing out. Terrain's Westport, Connecticut location, for example, is an absolute must-see.
Take one look at the store, AKA Plant Heaven (okay, not an official nickname, but it's the truth!), and you'd never guess it used to be home to an old car dealership. With stunning details like the store's atrium, garden terrace, live moss wall, and custom fountain (which drowns out noise and definitely adds a calming vibe), a visit to Terrain feels more like a spa day than a plant-shopping excursion.
In the store's Design By Terrain area, you can get help with everything from making over your patio and planning events to buying custom gifts. Design By Terrain services include wedding design, holiday decorating, poolside styling, custom fountain fabrication, kitchen gardens, and container design, among other options. Customers can even watch the Design By Terrain team as they create custom orders right there in the store.
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Oh, and did I mention there's a restaurant, too? Terrain's greenhouse cafe serves brunch, lunch, and dinner, with menus that change seasonally. In fact, the best time to visit the cafe is actually in the morning—if you like a quiet, caffeine-fueled shopping experience, that is. If you visit early, you can get a cup of coffee and browse the nursery, where you can chat with the staff as they're watering the plants. You might even be the first to see a new store display as it's going up.
Terrain also hosts several seasonal events through the year—including Dig Into Spring, Autumn Bounty, and an annual Holiday Open House. to buy tickets, or look for near you to find events you can attend locally.
You can visit Terrain's Westport location at 561 Post Road East, or shop the brand's selection online. Oh, and if you just can't get enough plants, make sure you visit the store's new, larger nursery, debuting in April 2019.
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