Urban Garden Center is a long time East Harlem business dedicated to bringing everything green to your home. They specialize in selling everything from plants to organic soil that is meant for any urban environment. This family business has its roots in the East Harlem community since the early 1940's. They have a sprawling 20,000 sq. ft. site right under the MTA railroad viaduct and are a part of the historic La Marqueta public market.
The garden center has become a destination for those looking for a different city retail experience. They feature a green house filled with exotic plants, a chicken coop, a community compost center, and a huge selection of outdoor trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials. Urban Garden Center also has a talented garden services division designing, installing and maintaining gardens throughout the metropolitan area. Their work has been featured in magazines and television shows throughout the world.
Besides being one the largest garden businesses in NYC, they also have a vibrant firewood business supplying wood to the finest clubs, homes and restaurants throughout the city. A new addition is their market and cafe called UGC eats! located on 118th St and Park Ave with a second location opening soon by 5th Avenue and 104th St. The family has been operating this business since 1959 right here in Manhattan and are excited to be growing into their 4th generation of garden retailers. #ThinkSpring