A local favorite, the Gowanus Nursery has been mentioned repeatedly as a favorite resource in our Greenest Thumb Contests. Gowanus? Oh yes. Where else are you going to find the room and the sunshine you need to grow great plants? Well, Red Hook is where now. They actually relocated there from Gowanus this spring.
While they are open only five days a week and keep seasonal hours, Gowanus Nursery is a serious nursery.
Citysearch says that Gowanus is a "seasonal outdoor nursery that provides Brooklynites with hard-to-find, unusual annual, perennials and shrubs; design services available." (reposted from 2006-06-28 original).
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
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