Nursery that uses no utilities carries on family legacy of stocking city-bound gardens with eco-friendly plants, soils & homemade compost
About This Deal
Houseplants give homes a touch of nature, just as discarded couches lend a homey feeling to forests. Bring the outdoors indoors with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for $50 worth of plants, flowers, and garden supplies
- $45 for $100 worth of plants, flowers, and garden supplies<p>
Garden supplies and plants flourish inside Urban Garden Center and its hoop house, where customers stock up on necessary foundations, such as 20 pounds of potting soil ($3) and 100% organic mulch ($8/two cubic feet), or on main attractions such as four-inch herbs ($4.50), one-gallon perennials ($8+), and flats of annuals ($15–$20).<p>
About Urban Garden Center
Urban Garden Center has been repurposing city spaces for flora long before the Converse owners started turning their Chuck Taylors into flower boxes. The New York mainstay carries on a family legacy that has served the NYC gardening community for more than 50 years. As an "off the grid" business, the center relies on zero utilities to operate. What's more, with the help of a chattering of chickens, they maintain a community compost station, which diverts waste from the local marketplace and businesses in a much safer manner than launching it into lower orbit with a trebuchet.
On a mission to keep city-dwelling plant-scapes looking as vibrant and as impressive as their suburban cousins, the 20,000-square-foot facility outfits green-thumbed customers with eco-friendly soils, fertilizers, and plants. Urban Garden Center also passes its horticulture torch to future generations at its children's learning garden, where young'uns come to learn during classes, school trips, and parties. For extra assistance, or to ensure their rose beds don't end up as rose pullout couches, customers can collaborate with the center's garden gurus for design, maintenance, and installation services.