The itch to start planting seeds for the coming season’s vegetable garden seems to be ever present during this mild winter. While it’s too soon to start mucking about in the garden – you don’t want to compact your soils structure – it is time to start planting seeds inside. Why start seeds… Read more »
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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
Roses are blooming throughout the neighborhood! At Urban Roots we have scented David Austen roses, easy to care for shrub roses, low-growing drift roses and many other beauties. Five facts about roses: Roses don’t have thorns. They have prickles, which are an outgrowth of the stem epidermis. Other members of the Rosaceae family… Read more »
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 »
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.
Blooming hardy mums Callicarpa berries turning purple Euonymus europeaus fruits turning pink Brilliant echinacea What’s blooming in your garden this September?
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 »
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.’
In 1775 William Bartram, American naturalist, fist described the oak leaf hydrangea. He was exploring and collecting new plant specimens in south central Georgia and came across a hydrangea with ‘oak-like leaves.’