Happy Thanksgiving!

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We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, and we hope that all our Member/Owners, customers and friends enjoy a beautiful holiday with loved ones and yummy food.  We’ll be open on Wednesday, November 27 until 3 pm, and back to our regular fall hours on Friday and through the weekend. If you are still getting… Read more »

Last Chance for Fall Workshops

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There are still a few more workshops lined up this Fall. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear some of these great presenters speak on topics related to urban gardening. On Saturday, October 12th at 2pm the topic will be Native Plants. This workshop is free and will take place at the Grassroots Gardens… Read more »

Plant Sale

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Shrubs, trees and perennials* are on sale: buy one, get one free!  (Second item of same or lesser value.) *chrysanthemums and pansies not included in the sale. Fall is a great time for planting and Urban Roots still has a very nice selection of plants to consider adding to your garden.

Pumpkin Time Again!

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Pumpkins, heirloom squashes and gourds, beautiful mums, straw bales, corn stalks, and other fall decor make Urban Roots a fall family fun destination.

October Workshops…

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This Saturday, the 28th will be the final September workshop, Bulbs presented by David Clark. It is free and will take place at 3pm at Urban Roots Community Garden Center. October is right around the corner and we have a long list of workshops for novice and experienced gardeners alike. On Tuesday, October 1st at… Read more »

Urban Flocks Workshop Cancelled-Spaces Available in Upcoming Workshops

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The Urban Flocks Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, September 18th at 6pm has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule in the spring. There are still plenty of other workshops to attend in September and October. On Saturday, September 21st at 10am, Liz Kent will be presenting the second Preserving the Harvest Workshop-Tomato Canning. This workshop will… Read more »

Additional Workshops Announced

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Urban Roots Community Garden Center Cooperative has three additional workshops planned (not included in our joint DEC grant series). These workshops include Urban Flocks scheduled for Wednesday, September 18th at 6pm, End of Season Perennial Care scheduled for Saturday, October 5th at 3pm, and Xeroscaping scheduled for Saturday, October 19th at 3pm. These workshops will take… Read more »

Great Fall Performers!

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We are excited to offer a really nice selection of fall performers – annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees – for our customers to choose from to continue the gardening season.

FREE Food Preservation Workshop

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In collaboration with Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo and with funding from a NYSDEC Environmental Justice Grant, Urban Roots is excited to host a FREE Food Preservation workshop next Saturday, August 24th at 10 am at Pilgrim St. Luke’s Church at the corner of West Utica and Richmond Ave. At the workshop our presenter Elizabeth Kent… Read more »

Fall Workshops Starting Soon

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We are excited to announce our 2013 Fall Workshop Series in collaboration with Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo. Many interesting topics are included in the line up and we are fortunate to have some great presenters returning for another workshop series. This workshop series is funded through our NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Grant. Through this… Read more »