Best of Delaware: Home and Garden in 2023

These standout home and garden businesses offer everything from antiques and flowers to garden supplies and home furnishings.

Antique Store

Downstate, Readers: Antique Alley of Bridgeville
Bridgeville; antiquealleyde.com

Upstate, Readers: Main Street Antiques
Newark; facebook.com/mainstantiques

Antique Store: Antique Alley of Bridgeville
Antique Store: Antique Alley of Bridgeville

High-End Custom Furniture Showroom

Editors: Pala Brothers

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This furniture company’s 20,000 square-foot showroom and online Design Center allow homeowners to make every living space one of a kind. Browse top brands and manufacturers to customize sofas, chairs, loveseats, sectionals and more. Plus, a nifty room-planner feature allows you to preplan layouts for your dream space. Bringing your vision to life has never been easier.
Wilmington; palabrothers.com

Garden Center

Downstate, Readers: East Coast Garden Center
Millsboro; eastcoastgardencenter.com

Upstate, Readers: Richardson’s
Newark, Hockessin, Wilmington; richardsonsgardencentre.com

Hardware Store

Downstate, Readers: G & E/Hocker’s Hardware
Ocean View

Upstate, Readers: Fairfax Hardware
Wilmington; fairfaxhardwarede.com

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Home Furnishings Store

Downstate, Readers: Johnny Janosik World of Furniture & Mattresses
Laurel, Dover; johnnyjanosik.com

Upstate, Readers: Johnny Janosik World of Furniture & Mattresses
Newark, Wilmington; johnnyjanosik.com

Interior Design

Editors: Kurtz Collection

Kurtz is a destination for rugs, furniture, accessories and vintage pieces, as well as the expertise to put it all together. Interior designer Josephine Kurtz approaches each project as an adventure, infused with an appreciation for art and the natural world. The result is spaces that are sophisticated, thoughtful and unique—and never boring.
Wilmington; kurtzcollection.com

Interior Design: Kurtz Collection
Interior Design: Kurtz Collection

Landscaping Company

Downstate, Readers: Wharton’s Landscaping
Rehoboth Beach; whartonsde.com

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Upstate, Readers: Borsello Landscaping
Hockessin; borsellolandscaping.com

Lavish Coastal Interiors

Editors: C&E Furniture and Design

C&E specializes in Coastal and Elevated Style—a muted, textural take on contemporary design. Not just a furniture store, C&E is a boutique showroom and interior design firm. Founded in 1979, this third-generation business manages projects of all sizes, from helping clients choose a single piece to decorating an entire home.
Fenwick Island; cefurniture.com

Next-Level Container Gardens

Editors: Binkley Horticulture

Pine for a garden but don’t have much space? Binkley owner Erica Boston transforms urns, planters, window boxes and other containers into high-impact designs that delight the eye and soothe the spirit. Think glorious colors, intriguing textures and fabulous foliage. Do your own maintenance or bring in Binkley’s professional gardeners to keep your plants healthy and beautiful.
Montchanin; binkleyhorticulture.com

Next-Level Container Gardens: Binkley Horticulture
Next-Level Container Gardens: Binkley Horticulture

Outdoor Furniture

Downstate, Readers: Tyndalls Casual Furniture Inc.
Lewes, Laurel; tyndallscasualfurniture.com

Upstate, Readers: Casual Marketplace
Hockessin; casualmarketplace.com

Retirement Community

Downstate, Readers: The Moorings at Lewes
Lewes; mooringsatlewes.org

Upstate, Readers: Meadowcrest at Middletown
Middletown; meadowcrestlife.com

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