Our Story

Botany is an independent plant & lifestyle store situated on Chatsworth Road in the heart of Hackney’s creative community. We believe that good, useful, ethical design and considered surroundings make for a beautiful and balanced life. 

Botany was founded in 2014 by Angela Maynard, after a 12 year career in Product Development for various British brands.


Our Philosophy

Inspired by nature & simple living, Botany shop functions as an ever-changing platform of ideas for the home. Here you’ll find a carefully curated selection of natural skincare, ethical clothing, hand made ceramics and other objects from independent makers, the shop also houses an ever-changing abundance of indoor botanical life for you to chose from, from rare houseplants and unusual succulents, to a weekly selection of dried flowers. Botany also runs a seasonal workshop program of creative workshops to help you develop new skills.

Visit us at 5 Chatsworth Road, London, E5 0LH to see more.