The New Year starts with
the launch of our
mobile point of sale.
Old man Bud
is now armed with
an iPhone can ring a sale
wherever he stands
and think’s he’s cool
the 2nd greenhouse
gets a facelift.
New benches and signage
deck it out for a fresh look.
Bud and Lisa are asked
to serve on the inaugural
Facebook Small and Medium
They fly out to Facebook
to meet other council members,
share ideas and
get an insiders look
into FB future plans.
Early Bird Reserve online store
successfully launches for customers
to order plants online for in store pickup.
DG partners with Sterling Main Street
on their hanging basket project
to bring a burst of color to the downtown.
Lisa is invited to participate
in a panel discussion
on the state of the horticultural industry
for the national Cultivate 14 convention
“For Community” releases.
DG throws a night time premiere party
for those involved
and show’s it on a 24’ screen
in front of the Pavilion.
Gardenstock turns 6.
Over 200 volunteers, artists and musicians
kicked into high gear and
created the biggest event yet
grossing over $13K.
Chilifest wraps up a 9 year run
local area cultural organizations.
the Holiday Online Store launches,
Sauk Valley Shop Small kicks off
its 4th season with
Small Business Saturday,
and Bud brings in a cool new style
Christmas tree called a Victorian.
Quin gets a baptism by fire and sap
when he makes his first wreaths,
30 total, for the biggest Holiday season yet.