4:50 PM PST, January 20, 2014
Roger's Gardens in Corona del Mar topped the list of the 2014 Revolutionary 100 Garden Centers in America as named by Today's Garden Center magazine.
The Ohio-based publication evaluated independent garden centers of any size for the award. The honorees were selected on the basis of leadership and innovation, not revenue, according to a news release.
In response to the question "What makes you revolutionary?" a message from Roger's Gardens published by the magazine begins: "Probably most significantly, we are a fashion-centric and experience-oriented retailer."
With offerings that range from floral arrangements to landscaping services, plus seasonal collectibles and home decor items, the business continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary this spring.
It sits on 6.5 acres and sees a sales range between $10 million and nearly $20 million annually, according to the magazine.
"Being a Revolutionary 100 winner acknowledges the incredible contributions of a large team of very talented and dedicated people at Roger's Gardens," said Gavin Herbert Jr., owner and president of Roger's Gardens, in a prepared statement. "I am blessed to be able to work with these people and fortunate to be able to serve our amazing customers."