Since 1991, the licensed outdoor experts at Tree Lawn Medic have kept commercial and residential landscapes healthy through tree care, lawn care, and pest control. Before performing any service, the technicians thoroughly inspect yards and their surroundings and then draw up free estimates. Common symptoms might include algae growing on the driveway, indicating a need to trim back tree limbs; construction damage caused by termites; or sleeping bags spread around the lawn, signifying a bed-bug infestation inside. Armed with this information, the team sets out to solve the issues are at hand in a quick and efficient manner so that homeowners can return to enjoying their outdoor environs.
Sun Valley Natural Stone Yard consists of over 5 acres of stone material and other landscaping supplies. We strive to carry the best selection and quality of products for our customers. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff focuses on helping our customers find what fits their project needs, both in desired look & budget.
This locally owned shop is well stocked with fresh-cut Christmas trees ($35–$80) suitable for present shielding and a wide selection of branch-adorning ornaments ($2–$8). Compliment your full-sized conifer with a festive, piney wreath ($20–$60), or select a fresh yuletide floral arrangement in need of a good home (starting at $40). Holiday revelers suffering from an acute pinecone allergy or case of Santerclaustrophobia can invest in one of DEE-SIGN's durable artificial trees in varying shapes and sizes ($25–$150).
For more than 23 years, Capehart Floral's team of local, professional designers has cobbled fresh blossoms into custom bouquets for a variety of festive occasions. A ribbon-adorned vase of romantic red tulips ($40–$60) communicates adoration to a special someone on Valentine's Day or tips optometrists off to colorblindness when described as "overwhelmingly green." Vibrant hot-pink carnations, gerberas, and roses hobnob with lavender wax flowers and tulips in the seasonal Suddenly Spring arrangement ($40–$60), and a benjamin fig tree ($35–$75) sprouts upward from a lined basket. Customers can also customize bouquets with balloons, chocolates, or stuffed animals and pen special requests, such as accommodating a grandmother's allergy to daisies or a spelling-bee winner's fondness for chrysanthemums.
Intimately family owned and operated, Piccolo’s arranges fine flora year-round for romantic gestures, get-well-soons, and special occasions such as Mother’s Day on May 8 or Pretend You Didn’t Forget Day on May 9. Piccolo’s florists pluck perfectly bloomed buds for its beautifully presented bouquets such as the How Sweet It Is, a mélange of orange roses and pink carnations interspersed with matsumoto asters in a curved glass vase ($37.95). Repurpose an Easter basket with the Basket Full of Wishes, a sunny spray certain to answer all your significant others' not-so-subtle hints about the perfect National Maritime Day gift ($42.95), or make up for the fact that you've never remembered your anniversary with the Victorian Romance, a dozen cream-colored roses juxtaposed against lavender waxflower and framed by ivy greens ($69.95).
The fertile soil of the Loess Hills boasts a rich history, dating back to 1857, of sprouting wine-yielding fruit. Under the umbrella of the Western Iowa Grape Growers Association, a confederacy of local wineries opens its doors to host informative tours, tastings, and seminars on extracting rumors from grapevines. Palate-broadening enophiles can peruse the listings of area award winners, and at-home winemakers will enjoy Pick Your Own Grapes get-togethers and amateur-level awards. Other events include annual festivals, contests, and elegant wine dinners.