Holiday gifts, poinsettias and living Christmas trees

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If you are looking for a lovely hostess gift for Thanksgiving, or presents for the holiday season, Urban Roots can help! We are adrift with beautiful poinsettias, Christmas cacti and scented jasmine plants. As soon as the roads were passable out living Christmas trees were delivered from the farm. We also have wreaths of all… Read more »

Bulb sale

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bulb sale

  The days to get spring blooming bulbs into the ground are numbered, so we’re discounting our spring flowering bulbs even more! Stop by the shop and pick up a few daffodils or tulips before the ground becomes too cold to plant. 40% off for member-owners 30% off for the general public

There’s still time to plant!

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  What can you plant this time of year? Plenty!   The ground is still warm enough to plant perennials, shrubs and evergreens. We still have lots of lovely plants on sale! They are 50% off for member-owners and 30% off for the general public. To learn how to plant a tree or shrub, we… Read more »

Member-Owner Appreciation Day – details and schedule

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fall workshops 2014

Voting for New Board Members 9am – 4:30pm   Plant swap 9am – 2pm Do you have perennials that have become too big for their place in the garden and need to be divided? Or volunteers that you just can’t bear to throwaway? Bring your extras to our biannual plant swap! FREE Educational Workshops 1pm – 3pm Preparing your garden… Read more »

Spring bulbs have arrived!

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Grab your trowel and pull on your boots! It’s (finally) time to start planting bulbs!
As the growing season of 2014 winds down it’s nice to plan something beautiful for next years garden. We have over 50 kinds of bulbs to choose from in the shop.

Garlic bulbs have arrived in the shop

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We just received organically and locally grown garlic bulbs to bring home and plant in your garden!   Not sure how to plant garlic? Stop by Urban Roots on the 18th of October and join us in the seminar ‘All About Garlic.’ This seminar is part of Member-Owner appreciation day and will be given a… Read more »

In the garden 9.5.14

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Blooming hardy mums   Callicarpa berries turning purple   Euonymus europeaus fruits turning pink   Brilliant echinacea   What’s blooming in your garden this September?

Three reasons to plant in the fall

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Less stress for the plant Warm summer days can cause plants to be stressed because they can’t absorb enough water to support healthy growth. This is especially true for those that are newly planted and don’t have extensive root systems. Cooler air temperatures during fall months make it easier to newly planted shrubs and perennials… Read more »

Plants for fall interest | anemone

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Anemone Whirlwind

Fall blooming anemones are one of the delights of the garden in the later season. The flowers of these perennials sit atop tall stems and sway in the breeze, which led to their common name ‘windflower.’ The genus anemone contains over 120 species across all temperate areas. The name comes from the Greek ‘daughter of the wind.’