Plant sales and summer growing tips!

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ANNUALS on SALE NOW! 3.5″ – 4.5″ & Gallon 40% OFF – Member-Owners 25 % OFF – General Public FRUIT SHRUBS AND TREES FURTHER REDUCED!! 35% OFF – Member-Owners 25% OFF – General Public SOJI SOLAR LANTERNS 25% OFF – Member-Owners 15% OFF – General Public SLOGGERS FOR WOMEN 30% OFF – Member-Owners 20% OFF – General Public Summertime Growing Tips: ~ Remember to water newly… Read more »

Help community gardens in Buffalo!

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Grassroots Gardens helps create and support vibrate community gardens that make stronger neighborhoods, healthier people and a more beautiful city. Their goal is to raise $250,000 by the end of May 2017. ~ Grassroots Gardens help 2,000 gardeners tend 300,000 square feet of previously vacant land. These are serious gardeners. They represent 30 cultural backgrounds… Read more »

Rebuilding Nature’s Relationships at Home

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  Our friends at the Western New York Land Conservancy invite you to hear award-winning author Doug Tallamy present about “Rebuilding Nature’s Relationships at Home” on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the UB Center for the Arts, beginning with a reception at 6pm and the presentation at 7pm. Tickets are $20 per person. Get all… Read more »

Seeds now available in the shop + 2016 Heirloom Veggie list

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We have over 250 flower, herb and vegetable varieties to choose from in the shop from Botanical Interest, Seed Savers Exchange and Baker Creek Rare Seeds. They are all NON – GMO heirloom and traditional varieties, many of which are organically certified.   2016 Heirloom vegetable plant list   Ready to plan your summer vegetable garden? Follow the… Read more »

Holiday Store Hours

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Monday, December 21st: 9 am – 5 pm Tuesday, December 22nd: 9 am – 5 pm Wednesday, December 23rd: 9 am – 5 pm Thursday, December 24th: 9 am – 2 Friday, December 25th: CLOSED Saturday, December 26th: 9 am – 5 pm

Huge fall SALE!

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All trees, shrubs, edibles and perennials are now 50% off for Member-Owners 40% off for the general public   Spring flowering bulbs are on sale too!   20% off forMember-Owners 10% off for the general public Dig > Drop > Done!

Flaunt your Flora photo contest!

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Flaunt your flora

  Submit a photo of your garden on our Facebook page and enter to win a $25.00 Urban Roots gift certificate! Ornamental, Vegetable, Vertical or Container, all types of gardens are welcomed! The winner will be notified on Oct. 11th. Judges are horticulture educator David Clark, and garden tourism advocate and art director Jim Charlier

Rewilding New York: community seed stations

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Urban Roots is proud to be a distribution sight for the Public Art Initiative in partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery project involving the community dispersal of free native wildflower seeds to residents throughout Erie County. This installation by artist Jenny Kendler has re purposed and designed old Buffalo News news stand boxes to hold the free seed packets…. Read more »

Summertime sales!

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All fruit trees and bushes 25 % off for Member-Owners 15% off for the General Public All ceramic pots 20% off for Member-Owners 10% off for the General Public