Quarterly checkups, SBDC partnership, pave growth for turf company, alum

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

planet turf logoSPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Like many small business owners, Jim Connolly is setting goals for the coming year.

Their company, Planet Turf, was expected to reach $3.5 million in sales in 2017, mostly from the sale of turf grass seed, soil amendments and environmentally safe fertilizers. They project about five to seven percent growth in 2018 if they keep doing what they do.

The question facing Connolly and his wife Amy is, have they found the sweet spot for financial stability and quality of life for … Continue reading Quarterly checkups, SBDC partnership, pave growth for turf company, alum