Get Your Spring Garden Ready Thanks To These Upper West Side Garden Shops

There may still be a chill in the air, but don’t let that fool you – now is the best time to get your spring garden ready so your flowers and foliage can be in full bloom in just a few short weeks.

Don’t worry though if you don’t have much of a green thumb – our local gardening shops can do some of the work for you by providing soil, seeds and all of the advice you’ll need to house a successful apartment garden. You’ll be looking at beautiful herbs and flowers in no time thanks to these Upper West Side stores!

The Sill, located at 448 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is a nine minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a modern plant destination for the modern plant lover which started exclusively online, delivering potted houseplants like pizza to doorsteps all over the U.S.A. 

Today, the brick-and-mortar store offers an escape from the concrete jungle, where plants are on display year-round and weekly workshops are hosted for customers. Plus, every plant from The Sill comes with simple care instructions, direct access to their team of houseplant experts and their guarantee to be there every step of the way. 

PlantShed, located at 209 W 96th St, New York which is an eight minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, offers arrangements from an eco-minded florist with a sustainable greenhouse, plus gardening services.

PlantShed strives to make purchasing plants and flowers an easy, exciting and informative process so that their customers can experience the same joy they have in working with nature. Their exceptional team has a diverse background in landscape design, floral design, fashion and horticulture, allowing them to create customizable and tailored arrangements for every occasion.

The Sill

448 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(646) 899-4015


209 W 96th St, New York, NY 10025

(212) 662-4400

Celebrate Spring at these UWS Restaurants

There are many occasions in spring that call for a charming meal spot, and we’ve got plenty around us in the Upper West Side. If you’re looking to spend a beautiful spring weekend with family, try one of these local restaurants.

Sarabeth’s Upper West Side, located at 423 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY which is a 10 minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a posh chain serving American fare, including brunch and dessert.

Known for its colorful homestyle cooking, warm atmosphere and family-friendly service, locals and visitors have felt at home at this very first Sarabeth’s location for nearly 30 years. Plus, it’s within walking distance of The American Museum of Natural History, The Beacon Theater, The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Central Park and Riverside Park, in case you want to visit some local attractions for an Easter day out.

Good Enough to Eat, located at 520 Columbus Ave, New York, NY which is an eight minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, serves an all-day menu of updated American comfort fare served in casual, farmhouse-themed digs with a bar.

Everything prepared in their kitchen is made from scratch and sourced from local vendors when possible, so you’ll know you’re getting the most top-quality meal possible when you dine at Good Enough To Eat this Easter.


Sarabeth’s Upper West Side

423 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 496-6280


Good Enough to Eat

520 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 496-0163