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1901 Brighton Road • Pittsburgh, PA 15212
t: 412.323.GROW     f: 412.323.1116

Yes, it's true.  After a fantastic 18 (!) years of being your Urban Gardener, it's time for us to hang up our Felco's.  See below under 'What's New" to learn the details.  

Welcome to the Urban Gardener

The Urban Gardener is an independent, fully-stocked garden center located in the historic North Side of Pittsburgh, with plenty of free street parking available.

We offer hundreds of varieties of rare and unusual -- as well as popular and long-loved -- perennials, bedding plants, small trees, evergreen and flowering shrubs, vines, bamboo ... and much more! Our constantly changing inventory is especially chosen to offer creative solutions to the particular challenges facing today's gardeners.

We also provide an array of services, including:
  • professional consulting and garden design services
  • knowledgeable staff to assist you with planting and maintenance of your perennial garden
  • our gardeners can also work side by side with you, teaching good gardening practices, plant identification and more
  • design and planting of unusual and beautiful containers and planters for your window, porch or patio.
Our Garden Shop is filled with an array of items to enhance outdoor living including
  • pottery
  • windchimes
  • statuary and garden art
  • garden globes and stands
  • suncatchers
  • plant stands and trellises
  • rainbarrels
  • and much, much more.
Our Tool Shed carries
  • unusual gardening tools and equipment
  • quality garden gloves
  • organic fertilizers
  • organic pest and disease controls
  • organic soils and soil amendments

The Urban Gardener is also the place to go during the Christmas season for the most beautiful freshly-cut trees and fresh wreaths, garlands and greenery.

Be sure to click here to find out 'What's New! at The Urban Gardener.

Yes, it's true - after 18 years, we're ready to pass the baton:

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2016 Hours -

Sorry, but we have decided to retire after a great 18 years.  So we will not be opening this spring.  The garden center is for sale  -  if you or someone else you know wants to be the NEW Urban Gardener, let us know.

Thanks everyone!

The Urban Gardener

1901 Brighton Road -- North Side
Pittsburgh, PA
Tel: 412-323-GROW
Fax: 412-323-1116
Mail: 1409 Monterey St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212


Our bright purple cottage acts as the Urban Gardener 'world headquarters'
Our bright purple cottage acts as the
Urban Gardener 'world headquarters'
Customers checking out our Stepable groundcovers with co-owner, Lynne.
Customers checking out our Stepable
groundcovers with co-owner, Lynne.

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