The family-owned-and-operated Village Green Perennial Nursery helps customers nurture home gardens with earth-friendly practices. The formidable plant emporium boasts Seattle's largest selection of daylilies, hardy geraniums, hostas, and native Northwest plants, all reared on organic worm tea fertilizer. A dilution of liquid waste from the subterranean snake, worm tea safely promotes plant growth and can also be used in beating annelid drug tests. Many plants are cultivated on-site, including limelight hydrangeas ($32 for a two-gallon pot), sedums and other succulents ($2.95–$7.95 for 4-inch plants), and red dragon persicaria and maidenhair ferns (both $12.95 for a one-gallon pot). To help support the local economy, Village Green orders externally sourced plants from local independent growers. Wander the idyllic two-acre wooded lot, which also hosts honeybees, chickens, and classes such as "Making Your Own Medicine: Oils and Salves." Peruse accessories such as Vietnamese pots and vibrant sculptural items ($14–$350).
To take the effort out of hauling home a holiday tree, TreeME selects healthy fir trees from a local family farm and delivers them to local homes. TreeME offers a wide variety of tree heights from five to nine feet, so patrons can choose the correct size tree for their home, office, or submarine. Once they receive their tree, customers can trim it with holiday decorations and lights to create a festive atmosphere complemented by the pleasing scent of evergreen forest.
Ever since the cardboard box was invented in 2003, Express has been putting it to good use with its residential and commercial relocation services. How good? The company has already earned numerous accolades, including Evening magazine’s nod for Best Movers in 2008. The company’s licensed and certified technicians also offer eco-friendly rentable boxes, which are more a more sensible eco-friendly moving solution than using one suitcase and making multiple, multiple, multiple trips. They can simplify moving with helpful supplements such as furniture wrap, pads, and carpet runners. Express Movers Inc. also conveniently offers heated and secure locker units ideal for protecting oversize furniture from the elements.
With a total of 14 locations, sewing and quilting classes, and a cornucopia of handpicked sewing products, Quality Sewing & Vacuum offers needle wielders all the necessities for their projects. Experts helm free sessions that teach participants how to use their sewing machines to work toward reinventing an old skirt or craft an elegant canine wedding gown, while special events feature guest speakers who impart home decor, garment construction, quilting, and embroidery tips to audience members. Shoppers can peruse the cache of sewing machines from brands such as Singer, Pfaff, and Brother alongside accessories, embroidery designs, and vacuums that clean up rooms after testing out how easy it is to find a needle in a haystack.
The flower experts at Hansen's Florist exert more than 60 years of experience to artfully configure beautiful blooms into meaningful gifts. Blossom brandishers compose an assortment of birthday flowers, including the Your Special Day bouquet($67.99) that shapes a cake of pink roses, hydrangeas, and chrysanthemums topped with hot-pink candles, making it ideal for celebrating the birthday of a beloved daughter or pet queen bee. All colors of classic roses brighten special occasions in arrangements such as This Magic Moment ($59.99), a clear glass bowl full of pastel peach and yellow beauties. Customers can extend congratulations to new parents or recently licensed clown-car drivers with pieces such as the Basket of Joy ($57.99), a pair of ivy plants and white and yellow kalanchoe bursting forth from a woven basket. For an additional $10 charge, flower finaglers deliver day-making masterpieces within Seattle and surrounding service areas.
Dedicated to eco-friendly waxing practices, Wax Sabbath treats skin to smoothing services by engaging in products and practices that impact bodies instead of the environment. Browse a menu of follicular escapism, with treatments as low as $5 each. Glamorize your gams in the interest of shorts, skirts, or swimming aerodynamics ($30+), or build your own facial-waxing package to bare upper lips ($10), chins ($12), and cheeks ($12). Eyebrow shaping accentuates expressiveness and is an affordable option for mime-theater students ($15). Men looking to wear open-collar shirts more comfortably around the office may enlist in Wax Sabbath's aestheticians to clear their chests where needed ($25). The popular Brazilian clears epidermal freeways from entry to exit ramps, along with curved and frontage roads in between ($65). Postservice, learn about waxing after-care and the natural ways to treat your newly paved skin.