No Mother's Day gift yet? No problem. There's still plenty of time to line up a and a gift from one of our local Napa merchants.
Whether or not she’s a gardener, on First Street could be the only stop you need to make to pick out the perfect present, from jewelry to handbags, wall art, soaps and the whimsical garden goods that give the shop its name. Read more about The Playful Garden in Mike Treleven’s, and don't miss owner Mimi Glavin's new home shop
For vintage fashions, including jewelry and accessories, browse the and boutiques. Is she a New Age girl? in north Napa offers "Scented candles, crystals, oils, books, jewelry, clothing, seeds for planting an aromatic spiritual garden of herbs and flowers and art to adorn the garden,” writes Treleven in his with shop owner Lorien Carrillo.
And don’t forget that are ready to create the perfect Mother’s Day arrangement, so there’s no need to buy one of those sad-looking bouquets from a roadside vendor. Marsha Dorgan profiled the city’s floral businesses in ; and of course, they’re all in our directory.
Finally – make Mom feel like a star with an Announcement on Napa Patch! Upload your words, photos, even videos for an unforgettable tribute, then forward it to all your family and social networks. It’s as easy as Facebook – just sign in, click, enter and post. If she lives in another city or town, chances are there's a Patch there, too, where you can post your Mother's Day greeting. Check patch.com for a map of more than 850 Patch towns.
And have a happy Mother's Day.
Updated from a column originally published May 6, 2011.