At Sierra View Plant Nursery, 3.5 leafy acres flourish with an array of shrubs, flowers, and one of the largest palm selections in the valley. Flowers filling one-gallon ($4.99–$8.99 each) and five-gallon pots ($15.99–$24.99 each) can spruce up any front porch or back patio, and a leafy, multistemmed shrub in a 15-gallon pot ($45) stands tall as a verdant buffer between neighboring nudist colonies. Green thumbs can purchase a 15-gallon pot containing a tree ($65–$89.99) or learn life lessons from the nursery’s century-old specimen olive trees.
The walls of Paper Habit are covered from floor to ceiling in colorful invitations, cards, envelopes, and ribbons, all neatly arranged according to thickness or hue. Engraved monograms, motifs and borders customize Crane & Co. stationery made from 100% cotton. Designers such as William Arthur, Arabella, and Marsupial Invitations furnish a vast selection of wedding invitations, which brides can browse in sample books. Blank stock is also available for self-creations, and the staff are willing and able to design unique, custom invitations.
Because The Soi Company uses kosher soy instead of traditional paraffin wax to make its candles, they burn longer, emit zero toxins, and double as a moisturizer when melted. Each biodegradable batch of soy is hand-poured into handsome containers, which include everything from transportable tins to large jar candles that can burn for up to 140 hours. Scents include fruity aromas such as blood orange, floral aromas such as gardenia, and sweet aromas such as crème brulee. Once customers have perused the online store, sniffed each candles image on their computer screen, and made their selection, The Soi Company ships each order direct to doorsteps.
Edible Arrangements upsets the basic fruit basket and turns its contents into daring bouquets and savory semisweet gift boxes. Some 12-count boxes feature a single fruit, such as the chocolate-dipped banana box, which drapes shamefully unclothed banana pieces with a fashionable tuxedo of semisweet and white chocolate; others sport a mélange of sweet, healthful morsels, such as chocolate-covered strawberries, two-toned banana bites, and wedges of granny smith apples hand-dipped in a blend of semisweet chocolate. Each charming gift box will make mouths water and bellies smile, as every bite remains free of preservatives, gluten, and lower-back tattoos.
Frozen treats, milkshakes, and smoothies provide bursts of chilled refreshment to mouths visiting YoGo Station’s self-serve frozen-yogurt bar. A rotating daily lineup of eight sweet flavors appears on YoGo Station’s menu, and self-serve frozen-yogurt machines let customers pour their own cups, customizing their portions to suit diet plans, or match the precisely measured volume of their mouths. While tons of toppings clamor for a spot atop frozen-yogurt mountains, smoothies and milkshakes also jockey for attention. Much like the facial expressions carved onto Mount Rushmore, YoGo’s inspired menu changes weekly.