RETAIL SHOP IS OPEN DAILY 9 to 7 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! Place your order today! Call 646-872-3991 or Order Online… Read More Garden Center is open daily
We are celebrating the introduction of spring by having a sale today!
Curious about Terrariums? Our very own Sara Gatanas gives the 411 to Kimberly Dawn Neumann of Realtor.com on the wonderful world of Terrariums. Photo Credit Above: Shaith/Istock HOME IMPROVEMENT How to Build a Terrarium Even Serial Plant Killers Can’t Mess Up By Kimberly Dawn Neumann | Feb 2, 2018 Learning how to build a terrarium is not as… Read More Curious about Terrariums?
Apartment Therapy featuring our plants! House Tour: A Creatively Stimulating Bronx Studio Apartment Written and Photographed by Elaine Musiwa Elaine is a Zimbabwean writer based out of New York City. Her writing focuses on the lives of women, race, and relationships. You can follow her on instagram at @ElaineMusiwa. Securing a spot to even view… Read More Apartment Therapy featuring our plants!
We are proud to be a provider of Monrovia’s plants that Grow Beautifully®. You will recognize the green Monrovia pot but it’s what is going on inside that pot that makes a difference. Each of the 2,300 plant varieties they grow is nurtured in a customized soil mix that helps develop a strong root system… Read More New! Shop Monrovia plants here
Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Check out our heart stopping lineup… OPEN UNTIL 7PM TODAY! Don’t forget, you get a free 8oz locally roasted coffee if you spend $15 or more here at UGC Eats!
Orchid Sale! Take 20% all in stock orchids Now. Use Coupon Code: ORCHID Click Here to shop now: 20% off Orchids Want a coupon instead? Click here: COUPON Phalaenopsis for Beginners fayl-eh-NOP-sis If you are lucky enough to have a Phalaenopsis, you are about to enter the wonderful world of growing orchids! Phals are one… Read More Orchid Sale!
Firewood 2 Go….Kiln Dried NYC Firewood ready for delivery or pick up At Firewood2Go, we have the perfect firewood for NYC customers. 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… Read More Firewood 2 Go….Kiln Dried NYC Firewood ready for delivery or pick up
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
We are sad to announce we lost the soul of Urban Garden Center, Aspasia Gatanas [12-16-52 to 12-03-17]. Aspasia first got into this business when she was just a little girl. Her dad and mom, Dimitri and Calliope Gravanis, opened their first flower shop on the corner of East 89th St and Madison Avenue back… Read More Remembering Aspasia Gatanas
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
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… Read More Tips, Tricks and Resources
Free Coffee from UGC eats! with $15 purchase today! Just show your paper receipt to UGC Eats! on 118th St. and Park Avenue *limited 1 8oz coffee per receipt. While Supplies Last. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Restrictions May Apply. Offer good until 12/31/17
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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… Read More UGC eats! Now Open!
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
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!
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… Read More Tree Guards now available!
How to not kill all your plants Check out our feature in the NY Post! Photo by Stefano Giovannini Urban Garden Center This 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… Read More How to not kill all your plants
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… Read More The Urban Garden Center Brings Gardening To Every New Yorker
The Urban Garden Center brings Gardening to Every New Yorker by Garden Collage written 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… 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… Read More Check out our feature on Manhattan Sideways!
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… Read More Sunrise to Sunset in East Harlem by AM New York
New York City Christmas Tree Buying Guide By Tara Conry December 6, 2016 of AMNY It’s officially Christmastime in New York City. The Rockefeller Center tree is shining bright, which means it is now socially acceptable for you to start decking your halls. That includes finding your very own Christmas tree. But you’ll need one… Read More New York City Christmas Tree Buying Guide