Field Trip: Jungle

Hip isn’t a description usually used for garden centers.  Jungle, in Brooklyn, is hip.  Owner and landscape designer, Amanda Mitchell has created a smart and compelling space in trendy Williamsburg that blends vintage and contemporary, urban and bucolic, rustic and sleek, cutting edge and ancient near the East River.

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A brick wall with a bird mural painted by naturalistic street artist Roa, dominates one side of the nursery.

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The  opposite side has a bluish theme. A baby blue pergola hung with vintage style railroad lamps, a blue structure of unknown use, and in the rear behind a beautifully built pergola that spans the space and next to the diminutive design studio, a patio continued the baby blue theme.

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I visited Jungle for a party thrown by Dutch Tub.  There were several of them as well as their portable and very clever multipurpose wood stove/pizza oven Outdooroven which was being put to good use making pizzas for the guests.

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About Susan aka Miss. R

Professional landscape designer, lover of the land and all things design.
LABELS: Design, Gardens, Outdoor Furniture and Accessories

2 Responses to Field Trip: Jungle

  1. Brian says:

    I really wish this store had been open during my decade in Williamsburg. I’ve been meaning to check it out on one of my visits back. I really covet that pizza oven.

  2. Susan aka Miss. R says:

    The cool thing about the pizza oven is its portability…small enough to grab and go if you want to!

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