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How To Make Money In Plants

March 20, 2011 1 comment

Foliage Anthurium can be profitable.

There are many opportunities in the  plant business. All you have to do is discover for yourself what you can beat grow and market under your circumstances.

The first thing to do is to Look for Something New. One that is beautiful and different or better then what is available in the market (newly collected plant from the wild, newly introduced plant from a foreign country, newly developed hybrid by a plant breeder, mutated plant).

Next,  Something for Collectors.When you have acquired a plant that is something new, visualize its  commercial possibilities. Not all new plant are for the mass market. Your plant could be mutant. It is  possible that the plants is mainly for people who collect plants because they are rare.

You can also produce seedlings for sale. One other way of making money in ornamentals is germinating seeds to produce seedlings for sale. You need to select the seedling to produce, one that has a market. Remember that ornamentals also grow out of style. So be aware about trends. Produce seedlings that you believe you will be able to sell.The beauty about growing seedlings  for sale is that it does not require a very big space. Example of seedlings you can produce: different variety of palms, bromeliads, and aroids.




March 16, 2011 Leave a comment


The Hobby

The Garden

One of the most pleasurable hobbies is small-scale-horticulture-the science and art of raising vegetables, fruits, flowers or ornamental plants through the cultivation of a garden, orchad, or nursery. This is specially delightful when its small enough to simply be called backyard gardening, something you engage in as a pastime when you want to unwind after the exhausting and unremitting routine of the rat races.

Gardening fulfills three principal health factors of Exercise for older women: the effect on bone density, safety and the ability to continue the activity without getting bored or dropping out.


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