The ground is filled with more than semicursed treasure chests and fully candied dinosaur bones. Let nature's soil-sitters watch over your subterranean cache with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of plants and gardening supplies at Uncommon Gardens, located on Lyndale Avenue.
With an emphasis on unique, hard-to-find garden specimens and garden décor, Uncommon Gardens supplies plants, tools, and accessories to create personalized havens. Planters looking to customize chlorophyll shrines can choose from four-packs and larger vegetables ($2.79–$4.99) and herbs ($3.49+). Annuals ($2.79–$5.99) and perennials ($3.29–$19.99) serve as colorful reminders for yearly dentist's appointments, and a selection of more than 35 varieties of succulents greedily hoard water ($7.99+). For those just starting to build their own tomato-and-english-muffin patch, Uncommon Gardens supplies aspiring green thumbs with tools, fertilizers, and watering cans. Landscape services are also available at Uncommon Gardens.
Find relaxation and revelation in the Garden Reading Room, which is replete with reference books, gardening magazines, and beverages. The store's two friendly cats, Juniper and Bud, can helpfully direct customers to their ideal plant, though it’s necessary to carry a meow-to-English dictionary in order to understand their planting directions.