Seed Starting Time is Coming

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    Before we know it, it will be time to start planning, plotting, picking out and planting seeds.  If you are a gardener who likes to start plants from seed, tend them yourself and bring them to readiness for planting out in the garden, your season is about to begin.  Urban Roots has all… 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.

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.

The Buffalo-style Garden Art Sale

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Plan to attend: Sunday, June 30, 10am – 5pm at the Parkside Lodge in Delaware Park. This year the Buffalo-style Garden Art Sale has nearly forty vendors – twice as many as last year!  Once again, Urban Roots is happy to be participating in this fun event.  There will also be a “Plant Society Avenue” of area… Read more »

Heirloom Vegetables!

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  The heirloom and conventional veggies are here! Come early for the best selection. Heirlooms are non-gmo, open-pollinated and been around for years, selected for their superb flavor and desirable traits over the generations. A piece of heirloom trivia: the bull nose pepper has been around since 1774 and was grown at Monticello by Thomas… Read more »

The Buffalo Home and Garden Show

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Urban Roots will be at the Home and Garden Show at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.  Do you want to come too?   Starting February 22nd, spend $25 or more at Urban Roots and receive 1 free entrance ticket to the Buffalo Home and Garden Show.  (1 per purchase,2 per family, while supplies last) This… Read more »

Spring Workshop Series

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The Community Garden Spring Workshops are underway! To register for a workshop, please stop in the store, call us at 716-362-8982, or email workshops@urbanroots.org. Space is limited so registration is required so that we can set up accordingly. Workshops are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified.            … Read more »

Japanese Gardens

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Join us on Saturday, March 2nd at 10am  for a presentation on Japanese Gardens by Trudy Stern. We’ll have coffee brewing; see you there!

Gardeners’ Give & Take

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We will meet again this Saturday, February 2, and we plan to revisit the subject of ‘zone stretching’, as well as talk about creative ideas for front yard gardens, inspired in part by the book The No Mow Front Yard.

Additional Garden Workshops Announced

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Urban Roots and Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo recently received an Environmental Justice Grant from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. This is the second time that we have collaborated with GGB and again part of the funding received will be used to support education programs for the two organizations. The following workshops will be presented… Read more »

Books

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Getting ready to garden? Smell spring in the air? It is not quite time to dig, but we have a great selection of books on just about every gardening topic you might think of…

Gardeners’ Give & Take

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Only two sessions of Gardeners’ Give & Take to go!  If you have a gardening question, idea, problem or issue on your mind, bring it to the table on Saturday at 10 am.  We can talk about it over a cop of hot coffee.

Companion Gardening

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Urban Roots’ Winter and Spring Gardening Series continues with Let’s Talk About… Companion Gardening, with David Clark on Saturday February 25th at 12 noon.