The florists at Flowers By David Anthony craft bouquets and arrangements for every occasion. They assemble posies into pots intended just to bring a smile to someone's face. They weave together roses, lilies, carnations, and chysanthemums into a basket exploding with golden petals, a particular favorite of well-wishers. They also might present gerberas to welcome newborns into the world, roses to express timeless love, and birds of paradise to make birds of suburban Vancouver jealous.
Erica Burns loves to motivate and inspire people to get healthy and fit. With the motto "keep your eye on the prize," Erica likes to inspire clients to not only think about looking good, but feeling strong and healthy. Erica has never stuck to just one fitness regimen, so she launched Fit Barre at Fit Ryde Indoor Cycling & Fitness Studio to provide clients the opportunity to tone their bodies through small isometric movements in addition to the studio's spinning classes. Erica has taught cycling, bootcamp, body sculpting, kettlebells and her signature "Pedal and Pump" classes, with more than seven years experience as a nationally certified AFAA group fitness instructor. Always embracing the latest fitness trends, Erica brings a breadth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and energy to her classes while striving to challenge and motivate clients.
The Ferguson network of stores carries an extensive selection of equipment and supplies to overhaul or update automobiles, gardens, kitchens, baths, and patios. Beef up a bare tool belt with a Bostitch rip hammer ($25.99) or a 10-piece screwdriver set ($13.49). Spruce up drab rooms and lackluster family pets with a fresh coat of Benjamin Moore paint or air out an arid space and improve Darth Vader impersonations with an oscillating desk fan ($17.99).
For 23 years, Heaven Hill Farm has opened its verdant doors to 100 acres of scenic countryside for their annual Pumpkin Land Festival. Nestled among the Appalachian Mountains, the fall sanctuary honors the season with hayrides, the Pigtucky Derby pig races, and pumpkin patches where jack-o'-lanterns-to-be can roam freely in their natural habitat. With a bevy of activities to choose from, fall fanatics can race through the hay maze, pet furry friends at the animal farm, and buy, nibble, or juggle fresh apple-cider donuts. During the weekend, guests can also have their faces painted with fall images, take jaunts atop a pony, or hop onto a carnival ride.
Blossom Nurseries owner Brady Cullen has a history with plants and flowers that looks good on paper. He served as the head of sales for ML Garden Corporation, after which he earned a degree in horticulture and landscape design from Cornell University. But the vibrant blooms and greenery that Cullen and his team cultivate are more visually impressive than any résumé. Using environmentally friendly growing methods, they transform sparse lawns into lush, aesthetically pleasing outdoor spaces. Customers can also find bagged soils, mulches, and other gardening supplies at the company's Yorktown Heights shop.