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Flowers for every room in your apartment

apartments for rent in Stratford, apartment living, gardening, decorating, Stratford Apartments, Apartments Stratford , Apartments for Rent in Stratford , Stratford apartment rentals, Apartments in Stratford , Apartment rentals in Stratford , Stratford Apartments for RentBreathe some life into your Stratford apartment by incorporating colourful flowers and lush plants in each room. To ensure residents of the Avon Place Apartments have a living space outfitted in flowers and foliage, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together a list of plants that are perfect for each room.

 

Kitchen

Enhance your apartment space and add some fresh flavours to your culinary creations by growing your own herbs and spices. Rosemary, sage, basil and oregano all enjoy a large amount of sunlight and will make an excellent addition to meats, sauces and breads. Tarragon, garlic and marjoram can also be grown in the kitchen. In addition to enjoying sunlight, herbs also need humidity and fresh air. Fill the kitchen windowsill with flowering options like Daffodils, Snowdrops, African Violets and Morning Glory. For all your gardening needs, drop by Klomps Nursery and Garden Center at 3994 Perth Line 20 in Saint Paul’s Station. The nursery is a seven-minute drive from the Avon Place Apartments.

 

Bathroom

Plants that require low light and humid conditions are an ideal choice for bathroom spaces. If you’re looking for a beautiful flower that will thrive in your bathroom, the Peace Lily is the flower that comes to mind. Creamy white flowers, glossy green leaves that tolerate medium, indirect sunlight and air-purifying traits are a few characteristics of this favourite houseplant. Keep the soil slightly moist and wait a few months before repotting to ensure a healthy, happy plant. Located at 48 Wellington Street, Catherine Wright Designs currently sells peace lily arrangements and a variety of other fantastic flowers. The store is a four-minute drive and 26-minute walk from the apartments. Even in the worst light conditions the Cast Iron Plant will survive. This low-maintenance plant isn’t too picky about frequent watering and consistent temperatures. While this plant doesn’t need too much TLC, make sure to wipe down or shower the leaves with water to remove dust build up.

 

Living Room

Summer Snapdragons, Coleus and Areca Palm Trees are all great living room plants. Snapdragons add a subtle grape scent and colourful bloom into the space, while the Coleus plant is available in a variety of colours. According to NASA, the Areca Palm Tree is an excellent air humidifier that removes carbon dioxide and toxins from the air, with an air-purifying score of 8.5. These plants last the longest if their stems are cut and they’re placed in a vase. Drop by Al Smith’s Flowers Ltd and take a look at their colourful flower creations. Located at 583 Dundas Street in Woodstock, the store is a 34-minute drive from the Avon Place Apartments.

 

Bedroom

Breathe easier in your bedroom with plants that purify the existing air quality. English Ivy’s dense foliage absorbs formaldehyde, found in floorboards and carpet dyes. This plant is perfect for cosier spaces with minimal light. Be sure to handle this plant with care as it is known to cause skin irritation and is poisonous if eaten. Mother-in-law’s tongue, also known as Snake Plant, absorbs carbon monoxide and releases oxygen back into the air. Located at 27 York Street, Flowers on York is a great spot to pick up some colourful flowers and unique arrangements. The apartments are a five-minute drive and 29-minute walk from the store.
Give your apartment some natural appeal by placing flowers and plants all around. Located at 359-397 Railway Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Avon Place Apartments are an ideal option situated in the charming city of Stratford.

 

 

Digital tools for at-home workouts

 

apartments for rent in Stratford, fitness, technology, apartment livingIn recent years, technology has become an integral component of exercise and fitness.  Digital weight loss tools and programs now replace traditional visits to the gym and large workout classes. Individuals can now conduct their workouts in the comfort of their Stratford apartments and skip the trek to the gym. Today, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel has selected some digital tools that allow you to exercise at your own pace and strength level in the peaceful and familiar surroundings of your apartment.

 

Weight Watchers Punch! Kit

 

For those looking for a workout that infuses punches, squats and kicks into its program, the Weight Watchers Punch! Kit is an ideal option. This low-impact workout features boxing-inspired moves and actions that will burn calories and sculpt your body. The Punch! Program incorporates weighted boxing-style gloves that enhance the benefits of aerobic activity without straining muscles with heavy weights. Each kit includes a set of long-lasting neoprene gloves and a DVD that features three fun and effective workouts. Choose from a 30-minute beginner workout, a 35-minute intermediate workout or 40 minutes for the advanced workout. Designed specifically for Weight Watchers members, this high-energy workout is a great program that is also easy on your joints. Individuals can order this product online from Walmart.com or visit Walmart located at 330 Clarke Road, a 33-minute drive away from the Avon Place apartments, for other Weight Watchers products.

 

 

Thin in 10

 

If you find it hard to fit a workout into your busy day, the Thin in 10 program will help you make the most of your time. Certified fitness and lifestyle expert Jessica Smith and award-winning health and fitness professional Liz Neporent offer an intense workout option that will transform your body in no time at all. The fast-paced, 60-minute DVD offers an intense workout that will definitely get your heart pumping. In addition to the DVD, the program features easy-to-follow photos and instructions that will help you change your body and your lifestyle. The book, which compliments this program, is filled with inspirational stories, fat-burning exercises and let’s not forget healthy and delicious easy-to-prepare recipes. For those who prefer to dance away the pounds, The 10 Minute Solution: Dance Your Body Thin has developed five easy-to-follow dance-inspired workouts that are just 10 minutes in length. Individuals can split them up into five separate workouts or enjoy the ultimate 50-minute dance-inspired workout. Achieve a thinner and trimmer body while also picking up some new dance tips and moves. The 10 Minute Solution DVD is available at Walmart located 33 minutes away from the apartments at 359-397 Railway Avenue.

 

Wii Fit

 

You won’t even remember that you’re doing a workout when you use the Wii Fit Plus. For those who are looking to infuse a little fun and entertainment into their daily exercises, this compact system does the trick. Play sports, improve balance and enhance your strength with this system’s variety of games and activities. If you already have the Wii Fit, you can expand upon it with Wii Fit Plus, which is filled with new exercises and tools that allow you to create customized routines. Individuals can keep detailed records of their workouts and calories burned so they can track their progress and improvement over a period time. Best Buy located on 215 Fairway Road South and Future Shop located on 1400 Ottawa Street South currently stock the Wii Fit, its accessories and games. The stores are located less than 30 minutes away from the Stratford apartments.
With an assortment of effective heart-pumping activities and programs that can be done in the comfort of bright and spacious apartment space, residents no longer need to visit the gym. However, if you do feel like stretching your legs, the 359-397 Railway Avenue apartments are surrounded by lush, green landscapes that offer up a perfect place for a leisurely stroll or fast-paced jog.