2017 Heirloom vegetable plant list

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Ready to plan your summer vegetable garden? Heirloom vegetables seedlings will be available as soon as the weather is warm enough for plants to survive outside. Urban Roots yard is already full of beautiful perennials and annuals – more will be arriving as the weather warms!

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 »

Huge fall SALE!

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All trees, shrubs, edibles and perennials are now 50% off for Member-Owners 40% off for the general public   Spring flowering bulbs are on sale too!   20% off forMember-Owners 10% off for the general public Dig > Drop > Done!

Roses are blooming!

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  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 »

Heirloom vegetables have arrived!

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2015 Heirloom Vegetables

  Heirloom and vegetable packs are in the Urban Roots yard. This year we have over 15 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, a cucumber that will grow to three feet long and a French eggplant first introduced in the 1850’s. 2015 Heirloom Vegetable Plant list

Heirloom vegetables for 2015

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  2015 Heirloom Vegetable Plant list   Ready to plan your summer vegetable garden? Follow the link below to see which heirloom vegetables seedlings Urban Roots will have this year. Plants will be available as soon as the weather is warm enough for plants to survive outside.  

Spring flowering plants

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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.

Houseplants to brighten the day

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  This time of year the cheery green of houseplants can brighten the day immensely. We have a selection of plants and will continue to bring in new ones throughout the winter. We’re looking forwards to bringing in new varieties of ferns and ivy in the next few weeks. Stop by if you need something green… Read more »

Bulb sale

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  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