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

The Outdoor Urban Gardener

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. Over the last three years we have strived to fill yo...

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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 Christmas around the corner you want to get them a little...

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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 have air purifying qualities, but which ones are the...

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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 species that can withstand the darker places in our...

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Caring for your houseplants in a heatwave - grow urban.

Caring for your houseplants in a heatwave

Here in the UK, we have been enjoying a bit of a heatwave. Temperatures have been rising across the country and we want to make sure your houseplants remain happy in the heat. Here are our top tips...

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Our new store is now open - Hello Stockbridge! - grow urban.

Our new store is now open - Hello Stockbridge!

Why not take a wander through Edinburgh’s New Town and stop off at our brand-new plant shop and cafe at 8b St. Vincent Street? Close to Stockbridge, we are thrilled to join an already thriving comm...

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Common Plant Problems and How to Tackle Them - grow urban.

Common Plant Problems and How to Tackle Them

Sometimes we forget that plants are living things. If they aren’t happy with how we’re treating them they’ll be sure to let us know!  We want to make sure your plants are thriving in their new home...

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Terrariums - grow urban.

Terrariums

A Brief History Terrariums were first popularised in the 19th century by the Victorians. Their desire to fill ornate glass houses with exotic plants from across the world led to the development of ...

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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 friendly’ plants. Plants can either be classified...

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