Nature is therapeutic. Just watching greens can be so refreshing. Yet, in a city like Mumbai where spaces are limited, a home garden seems like a dream. But don't fret and don't let that stop you from making the most of every nook and cranny you can to grow a little plant or creeper. If you read our earlier post on Urban Farming in Mumbai, you know it is possible. And in this post we will tell you some nurseries in and around the city that will help you make your world a little greener. Green Grower This nursery is a part of Pest Control India Ltd. They have farm in Karjat spread across 25 acres with more than a 1000 variety of plants. Green Grower has well-trained staff to help you choose the right plants for your home. They also provide garden tools and accessories like plastic and ceramic pots, rocks and pebbles, soil, organic fertilizers, organic pesticides, flower and vegetable seeds. Location- S.V. Road, Bandra Timing- 9.30 am to 7.30 pm Contact- 91-22-2641 5985 / 2642 7094 Prince Nursery Prince Nursery is perhaps the most modern nursery in Mumbai with advanced water systems, climate control systems and a computerized blackout area which makes easier to produce certain products through out the year. It deals in manufacturing and trading of seasonal ornamental plants like Petunia, Salvia, Celosia, Vinca and its varieties. They also have their garden maintenance division which provides service to both public and residential properties. Location- near Malvani church, Malad Contact- +91-22-2880 0000/ +91-9820 86 66 49 Plants World Nursery Plants World Nursery in south Mumbai almost seems like a green patch amidst a concrete jungle. They stock exotic varieties of indoor, flowering and fruit plants. From watering your plants to fertilizing them, staff from this nursery will give you advice on all your gardening needs. Location- Near Saifee Hospital, Girgaon Timing- 10 am to 7 pm Contact- 9833751871 Go- Green Nursery's Mumbai Outlet if you take the mumbai-Goa highway, it's hard to miss the Go Green Nursery , near Panvel. They have their outlet in Mumbai. They like to call themselves first ‘Garden mall’ and they prove it right! With the range of products and services they offer, it’s indeed a pleasure to shop there. You can find variety of plants including ‘good-luck’, aquatic and aromatic varieties You can also find organic manure and decorative lamps and pebbles for your garden. Location- Vikhroli Contact- 022 65969978 Modern Farms and Gardens Modern Farms and Gardens like to call themselves the pioneers in landscaping. And three generations of the Mehfooz family have been working to keep up this reputation. If you want your courtyard to be green within few days, this is the place you should call. They provide many services like instant landscaping, garden maintenance, and customized services too. Location- Chembur Timing- 8.30 am to 7.30 pm (except Monday) Contact- 91 - 22 - 25205516 / 25200170 / 56230274 Silver Foliage Silver Foliage is landscape designer service with staff that has experience of over 20 years. They will create a garden for you according to your need starting right from a design. You can also rent plants from them if you need for short time like for events, weddings and so on. Location- JVPD scheme Contact- 98208 58841 Ferntastica Gardens Ferntastica was started by Felix Fernandes, a rose hobbyist and an award-winner at Bombay Rose Society shows. This nursery offers landscaping options to residential gardens, hotels, corporate clients and public gardens. They offer various services like garden maintenance, sale and hire of plants and transplantation of big trees Location- Chembur Contact- (+91 - 22) 67315678 | 25273346 / 47 / 66 Ankur Nursery Ankur has both outdoor and indoor varieties of plants which they bring from their nursery in Alibaug. They also have trial grounds, nurseries and large green/shade houses near Alibaug. Apart from selling plants, they also stock garden accessories, ceramic pots and fertilizers too. Location- Chembur Timing- 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Contact- +91-22-65985564 And if you are looking for a hands on workshop or training is rearing and maintaining an urban garden, check out for our post on Under The Tree, run by Anuhsa Babbar, coming soon. Have an urban garden of your own? Or a nursery you think we have missed out? Write into us at [email protected] and we would love to hear from you!