Come visit our shop at the NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids, IA!
Hours: Thurs. 10-8, Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4

what you’ll find at bark & bloom

Plants & Pots

  • Dried and fresh-cut curly willow branches, locally-grown dried florals like milkweed pods, poppy pods, Iris pods, bittersweet branches, cattails, yarrow, strawflower
  • Many varieties of succulents & cacti
  • One-of-a-kind planters in new pots or vintage and repurposed containers
  • Pet grass for your kitty
  • Fairy gardens, terrariums, tiny plants & accessories
  • Interesting and unusual houseplants
  • An interesting selection of pots and vases


  • Soy Candles: Candle Barn (IA),
  • Jewelry: necklaces and earrings, Made Community (IA)
  • Cards, stationary, nature-themed wrapping paper, vintage poster prints
  • Tea towels with nature and animal prints
  • Unique hand-made wreaths
  • Paperwhite bulb vases (seasonal)
  • Terrariums
  • Iron Wall hooks: animals and other nature themes

Fairy Garden Accessories

  • Clay miniatures made by local ceramicist Teresa Childers- gnomes and girl gnomes, fairies, turtles, frogs, snakes, hedgehogs)
  • Tiny mushrooms and pumpkins – US made
  • Animals
  • Bridges, benches, baskets
  • Stones and pathways
  • Tables and chairs
  • Teacups and teapots

Seeds & Bulbs

  • Heirloom seeds from Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, IA and Renee’s Garden
  • Pet grass seeds (organic wheat grass)
  • Potted flowering bulbs
  • Bulbs for forcing indoors-paperwhites & hyacinths
  • Spring and summer-blooming bulbs for planting outdoors