With more than 50 years in the business under its belt, Banting's Nursery continually colludes with Mother Nature to smuggle extra oxygen into the air with an array of fresh plants. Twig and vine enthusiasts looking to foray into gardening will delight in exploring a wide selection of adoptable flora, from citrus trees and tomato plants to colorful flowers. The shop's knowledgeable shrubologists can explain the sunlight preferences and water lifestyle choices of beauties ranging from the tropical hibiscus ($12.95 for a 3-gal.) to the plumbago ($5.95 for a 1-gal.). Three gallons' worth of knockout roses ($19.95) double as a flying-fisted home security system, and the fragrant, pale-petaled frost-proof gardenia rolls its eyes blithely at winter's advances ($14.95 for a 3-gal.).
A local business since 1950, Jefferson Feed's 24,000-square-foot store teems with premium pet, lawn, and garden supplies. Rolls of verdant sod and select Woerner turf options wait to be cut and delivered to customers' lawns by a convoy of delivery trucks, and fountains, statues, and planters stand ready to garnish gardens. Hefty bags encase pet food from more than 20 premium brands such as California Natural, EVO, and Purina, and a slew of 60 different types of aquariums can house fish and reptiles or imprison misbehaved pet rocks. The store also partners with local animal shelters and rescue groups to offer dog and cat adoptions, and its onsite team of groomers gussies up four-legged friends with premium Capstar products.
Lawn Doctor's practiced groundskeepers restore vibrancy to yards by jazzing up grass growth and evicting weeds. Experts add gusto to greenery by using efficient Turf Tamer equipment to spread granular fertilizer, which—unlike sprayed fertilizer—will not leave the yard an artificial green hue, inspiring jealous Chia pets to dye their hair. Technicians will fertilize a lawn of up to 6,000 square feet, with additional fees applied to larger yards.
Family owned and operated for 20 years, The Plant Gallery is a one-stop shop for stem-related goodies, which makes finding gorgeous greenery as easy as not watering a cactus. Shelves are stocked with pre-made, holiday, customizable, and rentable floral arrangements, as well as interior and exterior plants and fountains. Bedazzle eyes with a sunny burst of Tall Magic ($150), an arrangement of Sunflowers, Dahlias, Roses, Lilies, Bittersweet, Amaranths, Sorghum, and Hydrangea, or make a sweetie blush with a classic bundle of pink roses ($65 for a dozen).
The chief tension tamer at Let Me Pamper U—nationally certified massage therapist Cheron Molina—unties knots and melts muscles with dexterous massage modalities. During the one-hour Swedish massage, oils and lotions are utilized to enhance smooth gliding strokes, rolls, kneads, and percussions to exile stress to a foreign zip code. The soothing, therapeutic massage will improve your body's circulation, ease aches and pains, and enhance mental clarity, allowing you to finally evict the disgraceful plunger that's been barnacled to your back for two weeks. Open seven days a week, Let Me Pamper U offers appointments as early as 7 a.m., ensuring your massage will not interfere with normal daily activities including competitive toe wrestling and work.
The family that owns La Rouge Nursery is always on the lookout for the most eye-catching annuals, perennials, and shrubbery for their customers' landscaping projects. However, they also stock planting basics such as mulch and soil. As the weather changes, so does the nursery's inventory–customers can find seasonal offerings such as Christmas trees and La Rouge is also stocked with unique gift items including Nouvelle Candles, jewelry, garden and home decor as well as air plants.