Empowering all people to be plant people — a collection of articles from Geoponics’s team of Plant Experts
across a variety of plant care topics to inspire confidence in the next generation of plant parents. Welcome
to Plant Parenthood™.
I started this company to connect people to plants because plants make people happy. It was a simple idea and
it started with me, a website, and an apartment full of plants. I would go to local nurseries to select
healthy, easy-to-care for houseplants and hand deliver each and every order myself. At the time, it was a
radical idea – but it resonated with a lot of people who similarly wanted to surround themselves with more
greenery (but didn’t know how).
Fast forward to today – The Sill is shipping thousands of plants nationwide every single day, and the process
isn’t all that different. Our team works directly with growers to hand pick our assortment and our green
team of plant experts look after each plant before it gets potted and packaged and shipped to your doorstep.
As we head into 2020, we took a look at the products and services we offer and the cost to operate The Sill.
Shipping live goods is our greatest cost when it comes to getting a plant into your hands ($15/plant on
average). So rather than increasing our product prices to absorb the cost of shipping, we’re adding modest
shipping fees. By charging for shipping, we can continue to offer our products at the best possible price
and better deliver the quality and experience you deserve!
Our 2020 shipping fees are as follows:
Orders under $10 (and monthly subscriptions): $5 flat shipping fee
Orders between $10-$100: $10 flat shipping fee
Orders over $150: $25 flat shipping fee
Free Shipping: Plant Parent Club Members.
As we continue to grow, my promise is to bring our customers along with us. We’re here to share, to listen,
and to grow together.
Here’s to more growth ahead!