Autumn and Winter Care - grow urban.

Autumn and Winter Care

What’s not to love about autumn and winter when you can escape from the cold and step into our cosy Edinburgh shops. Soak up the snug jungle vibes ...

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Hoya kerrii plants on display in grey plant pots.

Hurrah for Hoya!

The Hoya genus was first discovered in the 1800s by Scottish Botanist Robert Brown. He decided to name this particular group of plants, Hoya, after...

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A girl holding a terracotta pot planted with Daffodils, Muscari and Muehlenbeckia

The Outdoor Urban Gardener

We know city living can be compact which is why we started grow urban. in 2019 to ensure that all city dwellers could enjoy the outdoors inside. Ov...

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A glass mister, watering can, plant snips, tote bag and postcard on display in a plant shop.

Gift Guide for a Plant Lover

We all have a friend, partner or family member who loves plants. Someone who has built up their own personal jungle over the years and with Christm...

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Top 5 Air Purifying Plants - grow urban.

Top 5 Air Purifying Plants

Plants can provide many health benefits including lowering stress, improving focus and productivity. It’s also common knowledge that houseplants ha...

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Top 10 Shade Tolerant Plants - grow urban.

Top 10 Shade Tolerant Plants

Do you have a shady spot at home and don’t know how to fill it? It’s true most plants thrive in brighter environments, however, there are certain s...

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Terrariums - grow urban.


A Brief History Terrariums were first popularised in the 19th century by the Victorians. Their desire to fill ornate glass houses with exotic plant...

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Pet Friendly Plants - grow urban.

Pet Friendly Plants

As a dog friendly café and shop we know the importance of keeping our furry friends happy and healthy, which is why we wanted to share our top ‘pet...

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