Since 1995, John and his staff of landscaping and masonry professionals have enriched gardens and patios across San Antonio with custom-designed flagstone work and adroitly trimmed plants and trees. The team employs no subcontractors or salespeople, ensuring that contact with their staff remains direct and unmediated by middlemen or monkeys in the middle. Outdoor lighting installation illuminates skillfully designed decks, and landscaping services help keep the view from the patio scenic all year.
All three stores serve platters of furniture and home accents in an assortment of colors, textures, and designs. House outfitters can use Furnish 123's Create Your Own Space online service to see how the furniture might look at home or inside a private jet. For under $200, the three-piece table sets include clean lines and the classic dark wood of the Ripley collection or the softer curve of the Aspen collection. Three-piece bedroom sets keep sleeping a realistic goal and include a headboard, dresser, and mirror. Living rooms can be accessorized with bookcases ($199), recliners ($299), and more than 40 sofas ($399) plus a host of colorful, decorative pillows that are not filled with batteries.
Gourmet Body Treats’ beauty products are made from all natural, fair-trade ingredients, making them as friendly to the earth as they are to the body. Lather up with the organic coffee soap, a dense square of vegan, nontoxic oils infused with ground coffee and raw chocolate for extra antioxidants and a skin-loving lift ($10.50). Tress-tenders and yetis in need of pampering can lather hair with the vanilla-mint shampoo, a fragrant concoction bubbling with rosemary, nettle, peppermint, and yucca and packed with proteins to moisturize stressed strands ($24.00 for 8 ounces). For a finishing touch, slick on liquid eyeliner, a mixture free of synthetic preservatives or colors, complete with organic sunflower oil and vitamin B5 to smoothly highlight sultry eyes or quickly doodle on lightweight reading glasses ($13.99).
Rainbow Gardens specializes in native plants and water-shunning xeriscape plants, which thrive in the Texas heat and provide a more eco-friendly lawn by requiring less irrigation. The stunning garden shop offers a huge selection of annuals, perennials, and blue mooneries, as well as everything a gardener needs to create a vibrant plant-filled habitat despite poor soil conditions. Each nursery has a minimum of five acres of inventory-packed space teeming with autotrophic life forms. The stock rotates regularly according to planting times, with headliners such as cacti, succulents, roses, and geraniums making vibrant and lauded appearances. Spruce up your path to the mailbox with a front yard bespeckled by four-inch annuals ($1.49+), four-inch perennials ($2.49–$2.99), and gallon perennials (starting at $4.98 and generally costing $6.99). Three-gallon shrubs for landscaping ($16.99) and five-gallon trees for indoor tree farming ($26.99–$34.99) are also available. The addition of houseplants or hanging baskets of flowers does more than just transform the aesthetic setting of a room—some scientists argue that plants can improve health. From the standoffish paeonia to the enthusiastic, misunderstood barrel cactus, there’s a plant to match everyone's personality. Use your Groupon to bring some healthy color and green energy to your space, or give someone special a gift of renewal and life.
Clear Lake Restoration Plus cleans and polishes stone floors of all kinds throughout Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and Georgia. Trained technicians help repair, preserve, and shine up stone floors made of granite, limestone, and travertine, as well as keep stone patios and pool floors free from mildew and debris. Clear Lake staffers also clean hardwood floors, tile, and carpets, and imbue interior walls with coats of fresh, vibrant paint.