Not much has changed at Fink Flowers & Gifts in the last half a century. The fragrant boutique still has the same address it did when it opened in 1956. It’s still manned by the same family that's been filling vases, wrangling stuffed animals, and arranging scrumptious gift baskets for three generations. It’s this consistency that has kept guests coming back for all their floral needs, as well as greeting cards, candles, and original paintings by Artists of Bristol on the Delaware. First-timers to the shop step into what feels like a scene out of a fairy tale. Dotted with vivid butterflies, winding vines crisscross the boutique's ceiling, suspended above shelves crowded with vibrant bouquets and eclectic seasonal displays. The staff invites visitors to recycle by bringing empty vases, wicker baskets, or farm-raised piñatas to the shop; the empty vessels can be exchanged for a free loose bunch of flowers.
Richard Rothstein's handmade needlepoint pillows allow distingué decorators to add a dollop of Old World elegance to their settees without the fuss of having to craft their own pieces. The specialty Groupon collection includes painstaking patterns of cascading florals, decorative fruits, geometric motifs, and woodland creatures, which are exclusive to Groupon buyers and unavailable anywhere else on the site. Festoon the fainting couch with a comfy Golden Floral Lattice throw pillow (23"x23"), or get the same pattern in an oblong shape (14"x23") for debonair neck support. Construct a palatial pillow fort fit for the Hapsburgs with a giant Tuscan Vase pillow (28"x27"), a juicy Fruit Decorative pillow (19"x23"), and a lush trio of Floral Garden pillows (18"x18") made of all-natural, eco-friendly materials. Geometrically tinged trimmings in celadon-green and gray (12"x12") can lend your lair a labyrinthine flair, whereas plump stag and elk toss pillows (16"x16") provide an animal-friendly way to adorn a rustic getaway.
Timothy's Center for Gardening started in 1965 as a small vegetable farm stand that grew its own produce. Over the years, it evolved into a one-stop gardening center for plants, landscape supplies, pots, and lighting. Grab a bag of cedar mulch to inhibit weed growth or protect your young trees in the winter and a selection of colorful flowers to plant in the spring.
Like leaves on a tree, Dragonfly Farms changes color with the seasons. Owners Patrick and Judy Lapide transform their show rooms to highlight new plants and flowers, home furnishings, and gardening supplies, applying vivid coats of paint and themed backdrops to complement their wares. In addition to greenery and home decor, they offer winemaking supplies and equipment—rendering fermented sips more easily than stomping on beaded fruit.
The Mattress Factory's knowledgeable, non-commissioned staff guide customers to high-quality memory-foam, hybrid and innerspring mattresses from brands such as Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, Stearns & Foster and Beautyrest. Customers can shop at ease in an atmosphere that's free of sales pressure, price haggling, and the complex conversion of U.S. currency into the steel ingots accepted by mattress-making dwarves. The Mattress Factory will also set up your new mattress and remove your old one for free.