April New Business

The Green Petal (Floral Design & Gifts), 421c 2nd Ave, 250.423.4486
A lovely new addition to downtown is The Green Petal, a place to get those fresh floral designs for every occasion. A peek into their walk-in cooler reveals an abundance of unique and classic flowers in every color. In addition to flowers Carmen Troxel's new store boasts jewelry, journals, lotions, art prints, aprons and more. And to get that spring feeling a little early, check out their new selection of plants and trendy pots. The Green Petal is now taking bookings for the 2010 wedding season and invites all brides-to-be to book a flower consultation. Their designs are made with the customer in mind to express the joy of a special day. Carmen is excited to be back in Fernie, her childhood home, and invites friends old and new to stop by and say hello. flowers@thegreenpetal.ca

Earthscape Concepts Ltd. www.earthscapeconcepts.ca, 250-423-8894/250-430-1204
Earthscape Concepts is a new landscape construction and maintenance company formed by Mike Zweerink (of Kootenay Country Contracting) and Rob Stevenson (of Stevenson Horticultural and Landscape Services). With over 30 years combined experience in landscaping and a degree in Horticulture they offer a large array of services, from basic landscape design to complete landscape creation. If you're looking for irrigation systems, installation of patios, fencing, tree planting, shrub layout, pergolas, retaining walls, rock work, you name it, they've got you covered from start to finish. Start with a plan or sit down with their team to create your ideal commercial or residential landscape plans. Earthscape Concepts is now booking for the 2010 season. Get in touch with Mike or Rob for more information.

Snake Ridge Services, 250-423-0278 www.snakeridgeserevices.com
Snake Ridge Services is a Fernie company created to support absentee owners who need trustworthy individuals to manage their property. Whether a periodic visitor to your home-away-from-home or away for a holiday, Snake Ridge can monitor and maintain your property. They offer a wide range of services specifically designed to your needs.

Homeowner’s insurance policies require owners to have their homes checked every four to seven days depending on the policy. Along with security checks Snake Ridge also provide a number of other services including hot tub maintenance, snow removal, handy man services or with a wide range of professional tradesmen contacts in the valley, they can arrange more detailed work for your home while you are away.