What is a Subscription Box?

Updated by Meredith Raico

From gifts to everyday items

Subscription boxes can fill a multitude of needs. Say you’re looking for a gift for someone in your family, a best friend, or a long-term partner. From candles and lotions to electronics and clothes, they’ve seen it all before.

We know you want to buy them something fresh and unique, but still useful. That’s why subscription boxes make great presents. A subscription box is the gift that keeps giving for months after birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays.

Cratejoy’s marketplace is a platform for merchants around the globe to provide subscription boxes for trying new hobbies or experiences, game nights , and even expanding collections.

While browsing Cratejoy’s array of DIY kits , book clubs , and even adult subscription boxes , you’ll most likely find something perfect for yourself. Don’t hesitate to treat yourself! Some subscription boxes can even put your day on autopilot , so you can save money and live an eco-friendly , sustainable life.

There are thousands of subscriptions waiting for you on Cratejoy’s marketplace!

My Garden Box

My Garden Box

From $56.25 per box
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My Garden Box is perfect for any gardener or grower looking to learn about new plants. Each box includes a live plant, illustrated instructions for growing, and gardening tips. Receiving this box each month would make a great family activity or something mindful for anyone to dig into. They’ll also receive a cute planter, ensuring that they can either take their plant outside or let it find its home inside.

Shipping: Typically ship mid-month. Printable gift note downloads available. Due to state agricultural regulations and shipping restrictions, we CANNOT ship to AZ, AK, HI, or PR.

Customer Review

“Great subscription box!! This turned out to be my favorite of several different subscriptions of various types (self-care, books, tea, games, cocktails, etc.) Every box has been surprisingly delightful. All the plants have held up and are growing terrifically. Highly recommend!” — Mary W.

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