Rewilding New York: community seed stations

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rewilidng ny

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

It’s the perfect time to plant vegetable seedlings!

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      We still have a wide selection of heirloom seedlings, and vegetable packs to take home and plant in your garden. Tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, kale, pumpkins and more are all available. This week night time temperatures are balmy compared to the chill of last week. Hopefully, the stormy weather in the next few… Read more »

Heirloom vegetables have arrived!

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2015 Heirloom Vegetables

  Heirloom and vegetable packs are in the Urban Roots yard. This year we have over 15 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, a cucumber that will grow to three feet long and a French eggplant first introduced in the 1850’s. 2015 Heirloom Vegetable Plant list

Heirloom vegetables for 2015

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  2015 Heirloom Vegetable Plant list   Ready to plan your summer vegetable garden? Follow the link below to see which heirloom vegetables seedlings Urban Roots will have this year. Plants will be available as soon as the weather is warm enough for plants to survive outside.  

Spring flowering plants

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spring flowers

The shop is bursting with flowering lilies, hydrangeas, tulips and violets just time for Easter. We also have a large selection of ivies, begonias, and succulents to help fill your home with green and ward off the end of winter.

Seeds are here!

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botanical interests

    If you’re itching for a bit of spring come check out our vast collection of seeds. We have seeds from Botanical Interests, Seed Savers Exchange, and locally grown Faerie Seeds.     We also have a great selection of new books in the store, along with many reliable favorites. Don’t forget that books are… Read more »

Houseplants to brighten the day

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crown of thorns

  This time of year the cheery green of houseplants can brighten the day immensely. We have a selection of plants and will continue to bring in new ones throughout the winter. We’re looking forwards to bringing in new varieties of ferns and ivy in the next few weeks. Stop by if you need something green… Read more »