September 2016


THE TOP 100: No. 41 | The Good Earth Garden Center

Making a connection

The Good Earth Garden Center has spent 40 years connecting with the surrounding Little Rock, Ark., community via philanthropy and experiential learning. Owner Gregg Curtis says giving back is easy considering the success the region’s long-time patronage has brought to his business.

THE TOP 100: No. 85 | Jim Jenkins Lawn & Garden Center

A focus on fall

Jim Jenkins Lawn & Garden Center stays relevant in fall by carrying unique pumpkins not found anywhere else and by successfully marketing their other product offerings to customers. Co-owner Jim Jenkins talks about this and other successes, plus labor challenges at the business.


A culture of safety

Two incidents prompted Mahoney’s Garden Center to review their safety policies more rigorously and seek help from their insurance partner Hortica.