Fun With Flora
Our favorite shopping picks: Gardening for kids, pillows in bloom and more.
HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
Give your kids an early start at a green thumb with Pottery Barn Kids’ My Little Box of Gardening ($16.95). The kit provides all they need to start easy gardening projects, including a project book with step-by-step instructions, a journal, plant labels, magic beans, plant pot, trowel, gloves and stickers. Pottery Barn Kids, the Somerset Collection, Novi (248-643-0172; potterybarnkids.com).
A pretty little garden swings delicately from your wrist: Coach’s Hamptons Weekend Straw Floral Motif Wristlet ($128) is crafted from crocheted raffia and embellished with hand-worked shimmering metallic leather petals. Wrist strap is
attached. Coach, the Somerset Collection, Novi (248) 649-4877; coach.com.
PRETTY AS A PEONY
Let your outdoor living room or sunroom bloom with vibrantly colored peony pillows, with applique petals hand-sewn in outdoor-grade fabric. Available in Peony Outdoor Throw Pillow and Peony Outdoor Lumbar Pillow (both sizes $49 each). Grandin Road (866-668-5962;