How We Turned Stolen Rhubarb Into A Profitable Home-Based Specialty Food Business

  I’ll be the first to admit that I am not much of a gardener. I’m pretty good at the sprinkling part but anything beyond that is quite simply beyond me. My wife, Brenda, is a farm girl. Her family had a huge farm in Saskatchewan. Ground … [Read more...]

5 Free Ways To Build Your Profitable Plant Business

  Because there is such a demand for so many different plants and flowers, establishing a profitable plant business makes a lot of sense. However, there are several short cuts one can take to get to the ‘profitable’ part quicker than … [Read more...]

Best Value-Added Herbal Products For Backyard Growers

One of the best ways for small herb growers to increase their profits is by adding value to their herb plants by processing the herbs to create new products. Using these simple, value-added methods can potentially double or triple your … [Read more...]

Pricing For Profit -Increase Your Profits By 50% With This One Simple Step

Figuring out how much to charge for your crop can be one of the most difficult chores for new growers. The goal is to sell your crop at a price which covers the cost of production and marketing, plus a reasonable profit, as well as making sure your … [Read more...]

U-Pick and U-Profit

A few years ago, Linda Van Appledoorn started Take Your Pick Flower Farm ( in upstate New York to earn some extra income. Her flower patch is only 1/2 acre of annuals and perennial flowers, but a steady stream of customers … [Read more...]

9 Proven Ways To Sell More Plants and Increase Your Income By 50%

Make Money With Reminders Your existing customers are like money in the bank. They know you, they trust you and are far more likely to purchase from you than someone who is not yet a customer. One of the easiest ways for a business to make money is … [Read more...]

Growers – Stay In Touch With Your Customers To Increase Sales

One of the best, and least expensive, ways to stay in touch with your customers and potential customers is by sending them an e-mail newsletter. By using e-mail, the big expenses of a traditional newsletter, printing and postage, are eliminated. Your … [Read more...]

Become a Plant Expert for Free Publicity

  One of the best ways to market your plant growing business is with free publicity, which can bring new customers without having to spend money on expensive advertising. One way to do this is to become known as an expert in your field, … [Read more...]