‘Plant Shed’ Puts Down Roots on the Bowery
Another pop-up-to-permanent situation is happening at the northwest corner of Prince Street and the Bowery.
Much like Tokyobike before it, the Plant Shed just took the space. What began as a temporary Mother’s Day venture for the family-owned, Upper West Side business will soon blossom to full time. This second location is to include a complementary cafe component, and is slated for debut in a few weeks.
The Plant Shed is a mom-and-pop operation that’s been around for nearly forty years. Founed in 1980, the flower business maintains a rooftop greenhouse on 96th Street and a 10,000 square-foot facility that “allows us to source stunning orchids and house them in the best growing conditions … and curate a gallery of native grasses, dramatic evergreens, blooming annuals and a dense forest of tropical plants.”
The corner spot at 1 Prince Street, owned and previously occupied by the adjacent Bari Restaurant Equipment, had been for lease since last fall. The 5th held a holiday pop-up there in November.