Buried deep in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, surrounded by bricks, mortar, glass and steel, Northern Flower stands as an enclave of natural beauty contrasting the built environment outside its door. A plant lover’s paradise in one of the most dense areas of the city, its well-established roots mean the discrete location, tucked away in a small premises on Tib Street, is well known as a destination for anyone after flowers, plants, green-fingered gifts and accessories, with the business spread over two floors of an historic building, offering much more to customers than might initially meet the eye, plenty as that is.
Even on the outside, Northern Flower is a pretty little rose in a vast urban expanse, with an abundance of greenery standing by the door helping draw horticulturalists in. Once inside, the sheer level of choice is nothing short of impressive, with everything from simple bouquets through to more complex table pieces ideal for special occasions, with a wide selection of retail items also available to keep the plant-lover in your life more than satisfied. Beyond purchases, the shop also uses its lower level for workshops, which are held in a dedicated creative space on a monthly basis. These include terrarium creation, flower crowns, hand tied bouquets and so much more, effectively making this cute little address the centre of all things stemmed and petalled in this corner of the city, helping locals and visitors alike grow not just their house plant collections and gardens, but also their skills.