Apartment dwellers with no room for potting up plants now have a place to do it.
"This is the kind of shop I longed for during the 10 years I lived in the city," says Felix Navarro, 35, who recently opened the Juicy Leaf in Venice.
Navarro, who specializes in container gardens, named the store for the sculptural succulents that characterize his designs. As he creates sleek compositions on the store's small patio, a nearby planting station makes puttering possible for customers.
"People are welcome to bring their own plants or containers, or select them from the store," Navarro says, adding that he offers customers as much or as little help as they want.