The ground is filled with more than semi-cursed treasure chests and fully candied dinosaur bones. Get some soil-sitters to watch over your subterranean cache with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of plants, pottery, and more at GRDN in Boerum Hill. GRDN stocks a huge selection of Mother Nature's finest cut flowers, indoor potted plants (such as orchids and tropicals), fresh herbs, and greenish greenery. Urban gardeners can grow their green thumbs in artisan handmade pottery, or find tools from quality brands, such as Felco, for planting a tree or dismantling an electricity meter growing where a tree should be. New York magazine recommends GRDN to those who seek to fill small apartments with a little greenery. The friendly staff makes it simple to find the ideal plant for any place, be it shady, sunny, or filled with golfer.
- Exuding "country charm in the city," this "delightful" Boerum Hill stripling stocks "healthy plants," plus seeds, topiaries, trees, tools and containers. – Zagat
- If the green of Brooklyn provides a respite from Manhattan’s gray, then Boerum Hill boutique GRDN provides an even greener and more-Zen-like sanctuary in an increasingly citified borough. Customers come in looking to fill spaces of all kinds—yards, roofs, terraces, decks, windowsills and stoops—and the store’s experienced staff is ready to help, no matter how small the project or admittedly black the thumb. – Andrew Sessa, New York