Elizabeth Samudio, owner of Elizabeth Anna’s Old World Garden, cultivates an eco-friendly urban sprawl of thriving flora and fauna situated just minutes from downtown. Wander through rows of edible, unusual, and native plants whose organic designation signals freedom from synthetic fertilizers and herbicides, and whose lushness and vibrancy make them ideal camouflage for secret backyard wrestling leagues. Secure a romantic rendezvous with beguiling rose varietals, or nurture fruit trees and veggie starts into fully stocked, self-replenishing produce aisles. Samudio and her staff of greenthumbs will gladly aid customers with photosynthesizer selection, sharing planting and care tips for aesthetics ranging from asparagus ferns and creeping ivy to topiaries shaped like the mailman.
Since 1976, the landscaping gurus of Good Earth have kept natural surroundings neatly trimmed for residential and commercial clients with services ranging from lawn fertilization to complete landscape redesigns. Each service begins with a consultation between a landscaping professional and the client, at which time the duo will discuss plans to meet the yard's needs. The crew prepares yards for any season, with drainage systems for summer storms, flower displays to capture spring colors, and holiday-light installation to attract Santas during their winter migration.
Blooming Colors' selection of non-motile life forms caters to all groups of greenthumbs, be they outdoor landscapers or indoor efflorescence enthusiasts. Spruce up a boring lawn with a majestic oak, flowering shrubs ($22.99–$26.99), or enlist the aid of an evergreen to retain altitudinal dominance over your neighbor's super-sized lawn-gnome statues. Your journey of a thousand pricked fingers starts with a single thorn—fire the flowery opening salvo in that journey with a KnockOut rose ($22.99-$29.99). Brighten the corners of your pavement with a wave of four-inch pots of fall color pansies or petunias ($.99), or fill it to overflowing with pots or gallons of perennials and herbs ($2.99-$9.99). Blooming Colors' assortment of fountains, yard art, and gardening accouterments cover any job, and their knowledgeable staff can give expert guidance if you say the magic word—"the."