Jan-Nov: Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, 11am-5pm; Sun, closed; Dec: Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-5pm
6 at 68th St.-Hunter College
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Designer and co-owner Michael Walter’s claim to fame is his skill at crafting ornate arrangements from dried flowers. But much of his stock is very much about the living: jumbo planters of overflowing hydrangeas and vintage birdbaths awaiting the picturesque arrival of blue jays and robins. If some of the inventory, like those stately stone gothic spires, feels geared towards Long Islanders and Jersey commuters with a bit more real estate, city dwellers with a bitty terrace or a lonely sill will at least find scaled-down topiaries, seasonal decorations, and statuettes of fair maidens from companies like Campo de Fiori.Sales
The last weekend of every January, Lexington Gardens clears out the store at 30%-80% off.