Salt Lakers, Pick Up Plants From These Nurseries In Your Area

Ahona posted on 11 October

Love plants? Planning to start your garden but don’t know where to start? We have you covered! Here is your guide to nurseries around Salt Lake.

Pranab Nursery

This nursery is run by Geeta Mandal and her son. Here you will find a large variety of plants, majorly succulents including cacti. They keep different varieties of aloe vera, something which other nurseries don’t have. In case you want to start a kitchen garden, you will get a number of vegetable seeds like bhindi, laal saag and more. They get their plants from Sekhorpur – the price range is from INR 40 to INR 100. And they are open on all days.

Sourabh Nursery

They have been shifting bases for two years and are currently located in AB Block. They stock a variety of indoor and seasonal plants that range from INR 8 to INR 200, including snowfield and son of India. The perfect place to go if you need help starting your winter garden. They also have landscaping plants with which you can do up your front yard.

Gardening Stores

40, 1st Avenue, AB Block, Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata

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Horticulture Centre

Of all the nurseries we visited, this was the biggest. It has been around for about 10 years and sells outdoor, indoor and seasonal plants. You will also find a variety of seeds here, and Spanish moss. This nursery is extremely organised and has different sections for the plants. They get their cacti from Pune, which is why they might be priced a little high. The people working there and very friendly and open to conversation.

Pati Nursery

Deborah Pati has been running this place for 10 years right next to the horticulture center. Flowering, indoor, hybrid — she stocks a wide range – ranging from INR 40 to INR 250 (depending on where they get the plants from and the size). If you already have a basic idea about plants and gardening, this is a good place to buy from.

Gardening Stores

Next To Horticulture Centre, CD Block, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata

Maa Nursery

Owned by Hemanta Kumar Dey, This nursery has been open for 10 years. They a variety of flowering, indoor and outdoor plants (but they don’t keep any cactus). They buy their plants from Diamond Harbour, Kanthi, Kolaghat, Kalyani and other places and the prices range from INR 6 to INR 100+.

Gardening Stores

CD-27, Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata

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