Top businesses prioritize engaging educational opportunities and excellent customer service.
A map of the 17 featured businesses from the 2018 Top 100 Independent Garden Centers List.
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With a new leader at the helm, Stauffers of Kissel Hill is refreshed and ready for record-setting growth.
Adding consistency and branding to offerings, from kids workshops to landscape design, has made them more visible and successful at English Gardens.
Homestead Gardens draws in customers all year through classes, events, animal attractions and an ever-expanding product assortment.
Innovation, inspiration and in-store excitement keep Molbak’s fresh and fun.
Embracing the urban/suburban client base, offering a “lifestyle boutique” shopping experience and creating memorable holiday events has allowed American Plant to become a premium destination.
Portland Nursery turns traditions, passions and “luck” into Northwest success.
Responding to customer requests and catering to the community through selection, events, philanthropic initiatives and education continue to be top priorities at the 57-year-old Vandermeer Nursery.
Utah’s “First Family Nursery” embraces its legacy while developing a modern, easy-to-navigate facility and a dedicated workforce.
Skillins Greenhouses has adapted over its 133-year history to cater to its customers’ needs through product selection and specialized services.
Echter’s focuses on what it has done best since the beginning — plants — and is hopeful about its new customer base despite weather and labor challenges.
Led by a family ownership team invested in a full spectrum of services, Breezewood diversifies with products like high-end apparel to combat seasonality.
Celebrating 80 years in business, Tallahassee Nurseries has grown by constantly reinvesting in its facilities and its customers.
Country Boy’s year-round Christmas shop helps balance out the seasonality of the garden center.
For Martin’s Home & Garden, top-quality plants and service have always been the foundation, but an expansion, key improvements and adapting to customers has helped spur growth.
A full-service approach and a focus on outdoor living helps Begick Nursery and Garden Center carve out a comfortable market share and overcome poor weather.
This semi-rural grower-retailer has its eyes set on the future with plans in progress to update facilities and possibly expand to a second retail location.
Moving beyond its comfort zone on pricing enabled the Cincinnati, Ohio, garden center to grow and improve its facilities to benefit customers.
A mission based on service and education is helping to transform Bedner’s Farm & Greenhouse into something much more than just a plant retailer.