Welcome to the Garden Center at Greensgrow where you’ll find nearly everything you need to create and maintain a city garden. Our award-winning nursery specializes in plants and supplies for small-space growing, but we offer a lot more, too. You can visit us in Kensington or West Philadelphia, click here for hours & locations
Having trouble planting your containers or choosing plants for your location? We’re here to help. Plus, we offer a variety of gardening workshops in the spring and fall – check the Events Calendar to see what’s on the agenda, or for the very latest Greensgrow news, sign up for our newsletter and for daily updates on plant availability–like us on Facebook. Join our Greensgrow Gardening Group on facebook to share all about your garden!
Below is just a sampling of what we stock in Spring.
In the spring you will find everything from seeds, starts, fruit trees and bushes, annuals, perennials, container plantings, natives as well as indoor plants and garden gear. You’ll find a variety of heirloom vegetables, hybrids and classics. Keep your eye out for our lines of veggie starts; Greensgrow Grown and Mary’s Picks– special favorites of our founder and farmer. Having trouble planting your containers or choosing plants for your location? We’re here to help.
Looking for tomato starts? Check back in late April or early May. Tomatoes planted out too early can get stunted.
Cold Crop Vegetable Starts (early spring): Lettuces, greens, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, leeks, etc.
Vegetable Starts (late April/early May): Tomatoes, peppers, squash, eggplant, greens, cucumbers, etc.
Herbs; basil, mint, sage, oregano, lavender, rosemary, thyme, fennel, tarragon, lemon balm, chives, parsley and cilantro. Most herbs are sold in 3-inch pots or 4 packs.
Fruit trees & bushes; dwarf fruit trees and bushes, including peaches, apples, cherries, figs, raspberries, huckleberries, blackberries, elderberries and blueberries along with ornamental cherries and almonds.
Annuals; Usually in 6-packs and 4.5-inch pots, with a few larger sizes. Lobelia, alyssum, mimulas, forget-me-nots, stock, snapdragon, and baby’s breath are just some of the annuals for spring.
Perennials; hardy for our zone for sun, shade or in-between in both gallon and quart sizes. Hellebores (or Lenten rose), bellis (English daisy), veronicas in gorgeous blues, creeping phlox, dianthus, primrose, rock cress, brunnera, bleeding heart, columbine, dry-shade loving barrenwort, euphorbia, bright green moss, lithodora, ferns, forget-me-nots, peony, jacob’s ladder, pulmonaria, spiderwort, globe flower, geum and tiarella.
Vines: honeysuckle, wisteria and clematis.
Ground covers: lamium, creeping jenny, ajuga, lily of the valley, hardy geranium, mazus, creeping thyme, and vinca.
Shrubs; lilac, flowering quince, deutzia, forsythia, magnolia, peony, ninebark, buckthorn, azalea, rhododendron, rose, spirea and weigela.
Come into the sunny greenhouse to pick out your seeds, hanging baskets, frost-tender annuals like begonias, impatiens, South African daisy and sweet potato vine. Our first tropical plants arrive in spring and may include jasmine, gardenia, bougainvillea, citrus, palms and passion flower. Late spring will bring cacti in all sizes. All year round we carry a wide array of fertilizers, containers, tools, beneficial insects, grass seed, soils and composts, and chemical-free deterrents for the pests who dare to wander into your garden. We have a constant supply of houseplants, terrarium supplies and books.
To find out exactly what’s available, give us a call.
Greensgrow Farms • 2501 E. Cumberland • 215-427-2780 ext. 5
Greensgrow West • 5123 Baltimore Avenue • 215-427-2780 ext. 6