Gardening for Profit 1
Flowers - Vegetables - Backyard Nursery
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Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers
by Lynn Byczynski
Paperback: 284 pages ISBN: 1933392653
Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub; Rev Exp ed (February 22, 2008)
A complete introduction to raising
a cornucopia of cut flowers for home use and for sale to retail customers, florists, and
other markets. The Flower Farmer provides a clear, realistic look at both the benefits and
the challenges of growing flowers organically for local markets.
This multifaceted book present
important information about how to start a horticultural business. Topics include how to
make and sell private label potting soil worth thousands of dollars, business and
marketing highlights, how to choose the best money making plants, financing, etc.
A must-read for advanced gardeners
who dream of turning their passion for plants into a job they love. Contains an overview
of the tools and knowledge needed to succeed in the nursery business, emphasizing the
planning and business aspects that determine success or failure. Includes choosing a
location, wholesale, mail-order, taxes, insurance, nursery associations.
Paperback: 129 pages ISBN: 096568900X
Publisher: Bittersweet Farmstead; 1st ed ed (July 1997)
A Guide to Successfully Selling Your
Farmers' Market Products. The author takes you through the day-to-day operations of
planning and preparing to market any and all farm products directly to the consumer.
Includes how to organize and run a successful farmers' market, how to sell, which products
sell best, plus a valuable resources list.
Discover how easy and profitable
it is to grow and sell vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs and small livestock from your
own backyard market garden. Earn top dollar, with minimum effort and maximum profits,
improve your garden soil for super yields and superb flavor, buy or build tools that speed
your work and increase profits, enjoy a guaranteed salary from community supported
agriculture or a membership garden.