Business stories

It’s time to garden in Hendricks County!

Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Blog, Business stories, Community & Relationships, Stories | 0 comments

May is a magical time here in central Indiana and I don’t mean just for racers and race fans! May is the time when gardeners can finally dig into the dirt, select new plants and put the two together to create some magic in yards around the county. Whether you love to grow flowers, trees, vegetables or herbs, three of the best garden stops in Hendricks County are right off State Road 267: Avon Gardens (6259 E. County Road 91 North, Avon), Frazee Gardens (3480 N. State Road 267, Brownsburg) and Country Harmony Garden Center (809 N. Green St., Brownsburg). Long time Hendricks County gardeners know of them. New gardeners will delight in the offerings as well as the help...

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Brownsburg business teaches DIYers with a hands-on pond-building experience

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in Blog, Business stories, Community & Relationships | 0 comments

It’s a family joke that I love rocks and water. I don’t want to necessarily be IN the water, just near enough to see and hear it. I could spend hours on a beach – at the ocean, river, sea, stream or waterfall. Having a water feature at my house is about as close to bliss and serenity as I can hope for. So when I learned Nature’s Choice Landscape & Supply in Brownsburg was hosting a Build-A-Pond Day on April 21, my husband and I braved the cloudy, cold day to attend. (At one point, you could actually SEE your breath!) The class provided professional instruction on how to build a pond – complete with waterfall and filtration- for your...

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People drive business – in ways you might just not expect

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in Blog, Business stories | 0 comments

Over the last several months, I have interviewed quite a few business owners here in Hendricks and Morgan Counties. One of the comments I have heard from these Indiana entrepreneurs is about what drives them to pursue more business and success – and it might not be what you think. You might think it would be just the pursuit of money to finance their lifestyle – you’d be wrong. You might think it would be just to achieve a level of prominence in the community – you’d be wrong. You might think it would be just to satisfy a need to win in the competitive business arena – you’d be wrong. The thing that compelled these business...

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