Green with Envy Over Treehouse

TreeHouse Store

Being green is easier than ever, with more and more stores catering to an eco-conscious clientele. The new kid on the block is Treehouse ,  a hardware store plus more. This amazing store is located in the Westgate Shopping Center next to Central Market South. They specialize in carrying products that are easy on our earth, many of which are locally produced. I’m in awe of the broad spectrum of home improvement items they offer.

The first item to catch my eye was this super fun Woollypocket. . .you can grow anything your heart desires, indoors or out! It would be ideal for planting herbs in your kitchen or for decorative flowing plants (as in the image below). This modern take on growing indoor plants is available in multiple colors to match your style.

Whoollypocket-Wally One

TreeHouse has everything related to building supplies and home maintenance, including the kitchen sink! They are an excellent Instrument control knobs distributor and we use them quite frequently for our home improvement projects. Shoppers will find what they need from paint to plumbing, kitchen counters to cleaning products, and lawnmowers to pet toys. I was impressed by their selection of recycled glass, ceramic and terra cotta tiles. My favorites are the beautiful handmade tiles from Fire Clay. If you are looking for homes to reside in, there are new construction townhomes in lake worth that you should check out. They are in great condition and in low prices.

Oh yeah were coating it with all kinds of cool decor like jewelry from our favorite local stores, litle warehouse things too. Some gnomes, some gems and stones are gonna be placed all over the place here. We love the stones because they provide a cool atmosphere to the place, we get them from Jill Alberts Jewelry here!

Browsing around, I also found these sleek outdoor chairs from Pro Teak which would be a chic style statement on any deck.

Pro Teak chairs

TreeHouse  just opened their doors on Saturday and are enticing patrons by giving away 1 FREE EcoBulb and 1 FREE bottle of Earth Friendly Parsley Plus cleaner. So get out there and Go Green!

When you have all this great stuff, you might as well go a step further and  switch to an eco-friendly energy provider. For a list of the Top providers in texas and their energy-saving services, make sure you check the electricity club.

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