Marrying two pastimes that often meander hand-in-hand, Featherfields offers bird lovers and gardeners a veritable playground full of high-end gear that caters to each hobby. The friendly staffers help navigate the extensive selection of garden supplies, which includes decorative items, planting pots and containers, and tools such as the worm-deflecting Mud Gloves gardening gloves ($10.99). Bribe feathered friends for flying advice with a squirrel-proof bird feeder ($26.99) or hummingbird feeder ($23.99). Customers can also direct the pampering instinct inwards with Naked Bee personal-care products, (starting at $3.99), as well as cockle-warming organic teas ($7.99–$13.99) and Nude Bee honey ($8.99–$11.99).
For more than 30 years, the landscaping specialists at Lawn Man Landscaping have transformed ordinary yard plots into verdant turf and restored health to ailing greenery with beautifying and repairing lawn services. The team of lawn technicians deploys across local greenscapes year-round, fertilizing exterior carpets with aeration and planting seeds during warm months. In the winter, the crew can be called in to remove unsightly snow and ice from property. Savvy design specialists help homeowners realize beautiful personal pastures with counselling on designing landscapes and by planning large-scale yard restructuring or by helping homeowners decide which flowers best dress up the backyard helicopter landing pad.
When Finan Home Service’s fully stocked “warehouse on wheels” vans arrive on the scene, the trained technicians inside immediately set out to service sluggish electrical, plumbing, and air-conditioning units. Over the course of nearly two decades, owner John Finan transformed his namesake business from a small independent contracting company operating out of his family car into a full-scale business with 18 trained staff members. His technicians can install new furnaces and air conditioners, rewire electrical systems to provide maximum safety and performance, and secure water heaters in place so that showers, bathtubs, and sinks no longer need to break into house cacti for their water supply.
Benjamin Moore Color & Design Centre coordinates living spaces with expert decoration advice and top-shelf paints, primers, and stains in an extensive palette. Specially trained design consultants are available in store and are equipped with up-and-coming home fashion trends and sophisticated spectrometers to prevent interior layouts from clashing and for attaching proper labels to naked crayons. Viscous sheets of paint from Benjamin Moore and Coronado by Benjamin Moore glide off of premium-quality brushes and rollers, making for consistent coverage of all household surfaces. As they clothe bare walls with coats of brilliant colour, designers and paint technicians at Benjamin Moore Color & Design Centre extend a helping hand to the world around them with annual fundraisers for Habitat for Humanity and by promoting sustainable product sourcing and recycling.