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Free Coffee with $15 purchase

 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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Gift Cards now available!

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 

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Tips, Tricks and Resources

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

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Gardening, landscaping, and garden design services available

     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

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UGC eats! Now Open!

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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Innovative NYC Farm to Table Restaurants Discussion

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

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The Urban Garden Center brings Gardening to Every New Yorker by Garden Collage

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

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Check out our feature on Manhattan Sideways!

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!

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Garden Center is open daily 9 to 9

 RETAIL SHOP IS OPEN DAILYLATE HOURS 9 to 9UNTIL 12-23-17 The Urban Garden Center is gearing up for the holidays! Our Christmas Trees are now in stock!We have a full selection of fresh cut trees, wreaths, roping, garland, boughs, cuttings, poinsettia, amaryllis, rosemary, lavender, myrtle topiary, mini-evergreens, norfolk island pine and more!#ThinkHolidaysWe have a beautiful collection of… Read More Garden Center is open daily 9 to 9

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Shop Small!

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 

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The Urban Garden Center Brings Gardening To Every New Yorker

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

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New Product! Stalite Permatill

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