Starting seeds – indoors or outside?

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    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 »

Seeds now available in the shop + 2016 Heirloom Veggie list

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We have over 250 flower, herb and vegetable varieties to choose from in the shop from Botanical Interest, Seed Savers Exchange and Baker Creek Rare Seeds. They are all NON – GMO heirloom and traditional varieties, many of which are organically certified.   2016 Heirloom vegetable plant list   Ready to plan your summer vegetable garden? Follow the… Read more »

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 »

Seeds for fall planting, micro-greens and sprouts

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fall crop seed packets

We have lots of new seeds in the store for the fall and winter seasons. Botanical Interest seeds are untreated, organically grown, and non-GMO. The seed packets come with lots of information on planting, harvesting and recipes, as well as lovely illustrations.

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 »

Seed Saving Exchange Planned

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Urban Roots is excited to announce a new event this fall. In collaboration with Richard Price of Fairie Seeds, Urban Roots will be hosting our first ever Seed Saving Exchange. This event will take place on Saturday, September 14th at 2pm at Urban Roots at 428 Rhode Island Street. In order to participate in the… Read more »

September Workshops-Register Today!

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Don’t forget to register for the first of this fall’s garden workshop series. Workshops kick off this Saturday, September 15th at 2pm with Seed Saving presented by Richard Price. Richard is one of our most dedicated and knowledgeable presenters and has been a mainstay at Urban Roots since we opened our doors over 5 years… Read more »

Seed Starting Workshop

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Presenter Richard Price will show and tell us all about starting seeds to get your garden going and growing. Saturday, February 25, at 2:00 pm.