Sunshine Ace Hardware stockpiles more than 40,000 tools, fishing gear, housewares, and other handy items across six local storefronts. Three-piece stainless steel barbecue sets ($24.99) brave scorching flames as chefs spear, flip, and sear entrees over backyard grills. Fasten loose screws or ease bolts from lab experiments’ necks with a 21-piece drill bit set from Craftsman ($24.99), or beckon fish from the waves with a deluxe Shimano Zircos 4000 rod and reel fishing combo ($79.99). In downtown Naples, whimsical hardware-themed fixtures illuminate Sunshine Ace Hardware’s recently remodeled flagship store, whose walls are dappled with photos of the store’s 60-year history and prehistoric man’s discovery of circular saws.
Family-owned and operated, Petals & Presents arranges flowers aesthetically tailored for every occasion, including weddings, anniversaries, funerals, birthdays, and more. Surprise new parents with the Teleflora Bear Hug ($34.95), where larkspur and white roses sit in a glass vase embraced by a cuddly white teddy bear. The kiwi-colored vase and exotic palm leaf of the modern Zen Artistry ($42.95) provide a lush backdrop for its purple orchids, green carnations, and tropical greens—the ideal cheer-up gift for llamas bummed by the Dolphins’ disappointing season. With florists that have created arrangements for virtually every situation, floral-givers have a go-to gift for everything from Secretary’s Day to Valentine’s Day; local delivery is available for an additional charge of $17.99.
From landscaping to fertilization to pest control, the team at Florida Evergreen Landscape and Lawn Care caters to your yard's every need. Certified arborists are on hand to help with landscape and lawn design, and maintenance technicians keep shrubs and flower beds in line with trimming and edging services. The team also installs and maintains irrigation systems to keep yards looking as green as a seasick stowaway.
Five white callas crane over the lip of a thin vase. Green cymbium orchids twist like helixes inside their glass cage. Delicate yet structured, The Master's Touch Florist’s flower arrangements shatter traditional notions of the bouquet. Though the shop’s specialty may be contemporary, high-style arrangements, florists also assemble classic sprays of carnations, roses, and daisies to customers’ specifications. Additionally, florists can enhance bouquets with add-ons such as greeting cards, balloons, and "no trespassing" signs written in bumblebee.
Expert orchid enthusiasts at Sundance Orchids & Bromeliads bolster bromeliad blooms and more than 1,500 varieties of orchids within seven modern greenhouses spanning 5 acres of landscaped grounds. Gardeners can populate their planters and yards with bromeliad inhabitants ($5+) or hang tillandsia air plants ($4–$25) high out of the reach of conflicted lovers' bloom-plucking fingers. Fertilizers tend to flower patches ($7.95), and trimming shears ($14.95) will snip any rebellious plants attempting a home takeover.
Ask visitors to point out the prettiest one out of the hundreds of orchids at Eastfork Orchids and you'll get a different answer every time. Some will point to the bright baby vandas dangling from the arches; others will nod toward the rows of cheerful cattleya. The warm, 7,000-square-foot greenhouse abounds with exotic orchids and tropical plants, causing a reporter from Coastal Life to quip that there’s "too many to count."
Seasoned gardener Kimberly Romer and her husband, B.J., care for the rare and fragile flowers, enlisting help from their knowledgeable staff. The team of horticulturalists provides clients with expert advice, instructional classes, and supplies such as pots and fertilizers. They even offer boarding services, dutifully watering and playing fetch with plants while their owners are away.
Agostino's, located in the heart of Naples and Bonita Springs, is a family owned and managed business showcasing the most exciting and stylish furnishings from all over the world. The staff at Agostino's has a passion for selecting the finest and most unique, hand crafted antiques, reproductions and modern classic furniture