RETAIL SHOP IS OPEN EVERYDAY9 TO 7 The Urban Garden Center is fully stocked for fall! We have a beautiful collection of houseplants and ceramic pottery to pair them with. Some cool new items like the FiberStone collection and vintage options as well. We always have recycled pallet planters on hand too! We have lots of fall… Read More Garden Center is open daily 9 to 7
Sunrise to Sunset in East Harlem by AM New York’s Colter Hettich (photo too).You may know it as East Harlem, Spanish Harlem or simply El Barrio, but the Manhattan neighborhood by any name is just as sweet.Today the neighborhood has some of the best panaderias and taquerias around, and can also claim such icons as Tito… Read More Sunrise to Sunset in East Harlem by AM New York
Innovative NYC Farm to Table Restaurants Discussionfeaturing our very own Sara Gatanas of UGC eats!As consumer interest in health and sustainability give rise to farm-to-table cuisine, restaurant owners, operators and chefs strive to find creative ways to offer healthy, sustainable food at affordable prices. Moderator Charles Platkin, PhD, JD, MPH, the executive director of the Hunter… Read More Innovative NYC Farm to Table Restaurants Discussion
Urban Gardening Tips, Tricks and Resources by the urban garden experts here at Urban Garden Center.(photo above by Dave Ogden of 3rd generation urban gardener Dimitri Gatanas)After 50 years of gardening in New York City, we have developed some tips and tricks to keep your plants healthy in small spaces. We also offer some techniques… Read More Tips, Tricks and Resources
The Urban Garden Center brings Gardening to Every New Yorker by Garden Collagewritten by Nora Mueller and photography by Andreana Bitsis The competitive, Wall Street-centric Manhattan of the 21st century isn’t a Manhattan typically associated with small, family-owned businesses– and certainly not a three generation one. But under an overpass in East Harlem, the Urban Garden Center… Read More The Urban Garden Center brings Gardening to Every New Yorker by Garden Collage
Nature and urbanization have often not worked well together and yet, many profess otherwise, believing in the therapeutic, restorative effects that a bit of greenery can have.Situated underneath an elevated train track amidst the incessant whistling, rattling and shaking of whirring locomotives and the chatter and horns of the bustling streets, I discovered the Urban… Read More Check out our feature on Manhattan Sideways!
Have a garden lover in your life? Introducing our new Gift Card!You can stop in our shop or purchase on line.Order your gift card on line here:https://squareup.com/store/urban-garden-center-llc/item/gift-card
Gardening, landscaping and garden design services available. Need a gardener? Urban Garden Center’s garden design & installation division, GRNRF, is available to discuss your design needs today. We also do consultations by e-mail and by phone. GRNRF pronounced \’grēn-‘rüf\ was formed in 2010 to create amazing outdoor spaces using a combination of tried… Read More Gardening, landscaping, and garden design services available
UGC eats! Now Open!It is a coffee shop, a market and a plant store. Oh yeah, we forgot to mention you can also buy vintage finds you see priced around the shop. All the retail products including the vintage finds were curated by us here at the Urban Garden Center. We also helped design the… Read More UGC eats! Now Open!
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Growing into our 4th generation! This is our 57th year in business here in NYC. At one time there were 4 garden centers in Manhattan, now there is one. Yes, we are now the only garden center left in Manhattan. We are honored for the opportunity to keep our family business alive right here in… Read More Growing into our 4th generation!
Did you check out our feature on Fox 5 NY with Rosanna Scotto and Greg Kelly?No worries, here is a link to the full video:http://www.fox5ny.com/good-day/239802380-video
Time to Shop Small!Check out this cute gift idea! A mini-succulent in a mini-Anthora ceramic coffee cup. Only $12.99!Shop small on-line here: https://mkt.com/urban-garden-center-llc/item/cup-o-succulent
How to not kill all your plantsCheck out our feature in the NY Post!Photo by Stefano GiovanniniUrban Garden CenterThis third-generation family-owned East Harlem staple offers a soil bar, where customers can buy dirt, mulch and stones by the cup and a wide variety of recycled and repurposed planters. For Halloween this year, the expansive store… Read More How to not kill all your plants
Firewood for sale in NYC. All of our wood is kiln dried as is required by NYS Law. We only use hardwood from Upstate New York . It comes in different sizes like 12″, 16″ and 24″. We sell kindling too. You can order by the bundle or by the City Cord. Each bundle has… Read More Firewood 2 Go….Kiln Dried Firewood ready for delivery or pick up
The Urban Garden Center Brings Gardening To Every New Yorker written by Nora Mueller of Garden Collage. Included in this well written article are beautiful pictures of our shop by Andrean Bitsis. We are thrilled to be part of this article.Off the beaten path…The competitive, Wall Street-centric Manhattan of the 21st century isn’t a Manhattan… Read More The Urban Garden Center Brings Gardening To Every New Yorker
Check out the latest issue of Edible Manhattan. Great tips on what to do in East Harlem when exploring by bike (or by foot). You will find us on this map! For the full article, CLICK HERE
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With things warming up flowers are on a lot of minds after weeks of cold weather. If you’re getting the itch to garden it’s important to know what’s safe to plant this early, and what’s not. Bulbs are starting to fade out and it’s time for summer stunners. “The weathers getting… Read More CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock asks the experts
Are you having trouble keeping that lawn green? Replacing your sod every year? Can’t wait for seed to come in? We have a great new product called Garden-Mark Landscape Solutions. Faux Lawns are a great way to enjoy your yard without the cost of weekly maintenance. Perfet for pets, kids, putting greens, yoga, and more!… Read More Is that lawn kicking your butt?
Stalite-PermaTill®40lb (0.75cu ft)Natural, porous, expanded slate particles provide permanent aeration for clay or compacted soils. Also used for container gardens, aquaponics, and filtration. Discourages voles naturally. It is also being tested as a rat repellent here in NYC. online
Look who CBS 2 calls the Best Garden Center in NYC… Urban Garden Center! “Erratic weather patterns have made the starts and ends of seasons less predictable; but for those who can’t wait to welcome the green goddess, spring is eternally just around the corner. Growing season will soon be upon us, and with it the… Read More Best Garden Center in NYC by CBS
Looking for a nice metal tree guard for your street tree bed?We design and manufacture beautiful iron tree guards. From permit to installation, we will help you transform your curb appeal.We also install a NYC Parks Department approved tree guard manufactured by Curb Allure. Curb Allure is a NYC based company who we partnered up… Read More Tree Guards now available!
Chatting it up with Alyssa Karas of To read more, click here: http://www.glamour.com/home/blogs/toast/2015/06/how-to-grow-herbs-kitchen
You could find this article in news stands or click here: http://nymag.com/shopping/marketsweep/houseplants-2014-9-8/ Link will be available soon!
Keep these great reviews coming! We really appreciate them. Without your support and patronage, we would not exist. Thank you! Here is a 5 star review on Yelp by John M. “I LOVE Urban Garden Center…They have a great assortment and plenty of options for plants, tools and accessories!” To make a review or to… Read More “I LOVE Urban Garden Center” 5 Star Review on Yelp