Bulb sale

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bulb sale

  The days to get spring blooming bulbs into the ground are numbered, so we’re discounting our spring flowering bulbs even more! Stop by the shop and pick up a few daffodils or tulips before the ground becomes too cold to plant. 40% off for member-owners 30% off for the general public

There’s still time to plant!

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  What can you plant this time of year? Plenty!   The ground is still warm enough to plant perennials, shrubs and evergreens. We still have lots of lovely plants on sale! They are 50% off for member-owners and 30% off for the general public. To learn how to plant a tree or shrub, we… Read more »

Plants for fall interest | anemone

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Anemone Whirlwind

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.’

Beautiful Pots – Ready for Planting

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 At Urban Roots, we have the best selection of the season right now! Gardening in containers can be very satisfying.  For many of us with small outdoor spaces, creating  beautiful arrangements in containers might be all the satisfaction we can hope for.  The right pots can also enhance a large and elaborate garden.  You can… Read more »

Living Christmas Trees and More

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Once again, Urban Roots is carrying living Christmas Trees.  We have 9 varieties available now, including Norway Spruce, White Spruce, Serbian Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce, Frasier Fir, Canaan Fir, Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir, and Douglas Fir. These trees are 4 feet tall and potted in biodegradable pots made of recycled material.  They can be brought into the house for up to a… 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.

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.

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 »

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 »