With a verdant variety of shrubs, trees, roses, and vines, the friendly plantologists will help you wade through the veritable ocean of foliage. Beginning green-thumbers can take advantage of a jumbo planting kit, including ample plant food, vitamin B1, and planting compost—everything a person needs to lure an unsuspecting plant into captivity ($15.97 for the regular kit; $29.97 for the jumbo kit). Advanced yard-enhancements abound in the form of trees and shrubs, such as a selection of 5-gallon citrus trees, good for accenting a living space and forming a focal point for the worship of the Lemon Pledge gods ($34.99). Armstrong can also help organic gardeners reach full-flavored nirvana with a bevy of 3-inch plant varieties ($2.99; selections vary by season and location).
The California Silk Plant Company boasts a 5,400-square-foot showroom stocked with a vast array of silken trees, elegant ivies, home accessories, and more. Spruce up your living space, cubicle, or philosophy closet with the latest floral fashions, or opt for more traditional designs, all carefully customized with high-quality silk flowers and plants. California Silk Plant Company carries several types of trees and palms cloaked in faux-foliage styles such as wild oak, beech, and olive. Customers in need of a Christmas tree to bedeck can seek a conifer-alternative silk sapling to protect presents from the Anti-Santa's evil clutches.
In business for more than 30 years, the florists at Flowers 4 U arrange a dazzling assortment of fresh blooms into bouquets and baskets suited for every occasion. Long-stem roses convey romantic sentiment, sunflowers invite optimism, and graceful orchids serve as a better way to say "I'm sorry" than shouting it over the PA system at a grocery store. In addition to blooming creations, the team also fashions gift baskets.
Total and complete landscape design, from concept through working drawings. Over 22 years of helping clients to realize their goals, from condominiums to large estates. All styles and themes, with the attention to detail that sets your home apart. Good design is an investment, not an extra cost.
Over the past decade or so, the professional landscapers from Knight Services have been refining their lawn-mowing mastery, perfecting the methods required to artfully sculpt overgrown grasses into neat and orderly lawns. The team tends to both the frontyard and backyard, with services dedicated to landscape design, lighting, and tree maintenance. The crew also deftly does away with annoyances such as rodents, insects, weeds, and the various other invaders that so easily steal nutrients and kisses from otherwise healthy grass.
Some people are fated to travel down a particular career path. With a surname that literally means "flowers," horticulturalist Ruben Flores may be one of those people. The Laguna Nursery owner and award-winning landscape designer fills the nursery with exotic plants, multicolor blooms, and flavorful herbs. He also gathers architectural artifacts and sculptures from local artists to inspire gardeners to augment their green spaces with artistic accents that don't involve hiring models to stand still above new blooms.