On a walk through the Ukrainian Village this weekend we came across Grand Street Gardens and went in to take some photos. This source for green gardening supplies has stacks of glazed pots organized by color for a striking display...
For AT's original review of Grand Street Gardens, click here. To visit the store's website, click here.
If you liked Grand Street Gardens, then you HAVE to get on down to "City Escape" --http://www.cityescape.net/CityEscp_HOME.htmlI went there on a whim yesterday, mainly as part of a continuing effort to check out "in-the-city" garden centers that aren't Gethsemane or Home Depot.What I saw inside blew me away -- an immense collection of plant-related decorative accesories, many quite modern, with an amazing array of colors and styles. Not cheap, by any means, but if you're look for a vase or planter or a bench or a fountain with a high-style "wow" factor, I would give this place a go. Also, just a lovely and friendly store with a good selection of plants. It's right on Lake Street (in an "up and coming" area) so you can even get there easily via the El.
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