Plants Alive! is the Maryland based greenhouse founded in 1975 by Jeff Kushner to help people and plants get along. 

Plants Alive!, founded by Jeff Kushner, is a distinguished plant shop and greenhouse in Silver Spring, Maryland. For over 30 years, we've grown from event plant rentals to office plant management and unique retail offerings. We specialize in a variety of globally-sourced tropical plants, rare species, and cacti, perfect for transforming spaces into green sanctuaries.

Our commitment to making plant parenthood enjoyable extends to all, from seasoned botanists to new enthusiasts. Our skilled team is ready to assist you with your perfect plant, or curate selections for any event or wedding. Choose Plants Alive!, where nature is always within your reach.

Grow With Us: Join the Plants Alive Team!

Join our growing team at Plants Alive! Be a part of a thriving, green community where your passion for plants meets purpose. Learn, grow, and nurture with us.


15710 Layhill Road, Silver Spring, MD, 20906, in the Aspen Hills neighborhood.
Operating hours are from 10AM to 6PM.