GROWING THE GARDEN: "We're known for our
full plant selection, shrubs and trees, as well as for all the
gardening supplies, fertilizers, bird feeders and seed." The Obal
family is on hand to advise gardeners at the Obal Garden Center.
Shown from left front are Kathryn and Walter Obal; in back, Walt,
Jr., and Tom.
summer, autumn, and winter all through the year, the Obal
Garden Center, located at 518 Alexander Road, at the canal, has
kept Princeton gardens beautiful and healthy. Owned and operated
by the Obal family for more than 50 years, this popular establishment
can provide all your gardening needs.
SOPHISTICATED STYLE: "The store continues
to evolve because of taste and the market. Ultimately, the customers'
interest is my interest. I hope the items here somehow make a
connection with people." Marilyn Stevens, owner of Go For Baroque
is shown beside a hand-blown glass lamp, with nickel base, and
handmade silk shade, featuring black and white stripes. A silk
gardenia display in a silver cachepot is seen in the foreground.
and practicality blend together at Go For Baroque at 20 Nassau
Street. Creatively-crafted functional items share the space with
aesthetically pleasing decorative pieces, all presented in sophisticated
and inventive displays.