A Stay in the Country Pet Lodging is a paradise for tail-waggers of all shapes and sizes. It has indoor and outdoor doggy dens, heated floors, and room to roam in spacious play yards (dogs play least four times a day, in groups or individually). Pups are fed two meals a day and treated to treats all day long. The facility, a family farm, is dedicated to giving four-legged friends plenty of personal attention and will gladly accommodate any woofer’s specific need, as long as they don’t involve chocolate bones.
In 1955, Maybelle and George Landa began crafting makeshift bundles of pansies to sell alongside produce at their roadside stand. Before long, they were offering fresh-cut Christmas trees, cut flowers, and various houseplants, and the business bloomed into Boulevard Flower Gardens at Ruffin Mill. After decades of growth, the business was passed down to son Mark Landa and his wife Francine.
Today, Boulevard Flower Gardens resides on 6 acres that house a 33,000 square-foot greenhouse and hosts a wide variety of events. Computerized climate control creates optimal growing conditions for plants and a retractable A-frame roof hopes to lure a baseball franchise to hold spring training. The diverse staff includes certified horticulturalists, a full-service florist, and Wilbur the potbelly pig, a friendly mascot who's famous for his seasonal pumpkin carvings. When not tending to the nursery or the gift shop's selection of jellies, flags, and local wines, Mark Landa can be seen dispensing gardening wisdom on WRIC 8's morning news program.
Constructed in 1726, the Georgian mansion at Berkeley Plantation is the birthplace of Benjamin Harrison V—a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Virginia's fifth governor—and his son, President William Henry Harrison. Still featuring 18th-century details and additions––including arches later installed by Benjamin Harrison VI, a descendant of original owner Benjamin Harrison IV, under the direction of Thomas Jefferson––the house is populated today by guides dressed in period garb. These experts point out significant artifacts in the main building and give visitors a chance to explore its artfully designed and manicured grounds on their own.
Dr. John Monsman helms Colonial Heights Dental, blending his allegiance to traditional dental care with ultra-modern treatment modalities. He draws upon 22 years of experience and extensive training to perform procedures ranging from fluoride treatments and sealants to crowns, root canals, and oral surgery. He also improves oral appearances with cosmetic treatments including Zoom! teeth whitening and Invisalign, which straightens smiles without braces or a really boring birthday wish. Not content to simply rest on his reputation, Dr. Monsman also embraces education, sponsoring continued training for himself and his staff and enlightening patients with tips for at-home care.
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