1401 Hornby Street, Vancouver
604 662 3303
Please visit us via Beach Ave, then north onto Hornby St. As Hornby St now only has one lane of parking, we wanted to mention that we do reimburse customers who park in the parking lot south of the store for up to 1 hour with any purchase. Please bring in half your receipt ticket to the cashier and receive a gift card to cover your parking.
It’s both actually. Cilantro is the Spanish name for this delicious herb and coriander is the Greek. Since ancient times, Cilantro has been used by many cultures for both it’s culinary and medicinal benefits. It is now the most popular herb in the world.
Traditionally in North America when the term Coriander is used, it refers to the plants seeds, which are also used as a spice. All parts of this herb are edible, but the leaves and seeds are the most popular when it comes to cooking. The crushed seeds are usually described as warm, nutty, spicy, and orange flavored, while the leaves are pungent and earthy with a taste similar to a blend of lemon and sage.
Cilantro is the best added to dishes just prior to serving as heat can reduce it’s taste. It cooks well with chili, basil, mint, chicken, beef, avocado, garlic and seafood. It has been reported that Cilantro has many health benefits such as helping purify the blood, relieve nausea, joint pain and cleansing the body of heavy metals.
All in all, Cilantro has it all! Great taste, aroma, and it is good for you too. So come on down to Art Knapp Urban Garden and get your cilantro on people! Tell them Wade sent you and enjoy.
We can help create personalized planters with you. We carry a large selection of indoor and outdoor plants that are ideal for container gardening. You can count on us to work hard to create the planter you are looking for. A small fee is additionally charged to account for soil and a bit of labour if we do the re-potting.
Bike Rack -
We have a brand new bike rack at the front of the store, courtesy of the City of Vancouver. Please stop on by with your bike from the new Hornby Bike Lane.
Wagon Rental -
Being in the heart of downtown, many of our customers do not have cars. We have a green wagon that can be borrowed with a credit card deposit or valid Driver's license.
Small truck delivery is available within Vancouver.