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...]

Earn $30 An Hour Making Profitable Dream Pillows

Believe it or not, your dreams can come true when you start making profitable dream pillows. It may take some time to get established with what kinds of pillows to make but this how-to guide will give you everything you will need to know to launch … [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...]

36 More Ways To Earn An Independent Income

You’ve probably found this web site because you are looking for ideas about earning extra income or starting a home-based business. Starting a business growing profitable plants may be just the right opportunity for you. After all, it’s easy to … [Read more...]

Profits In Natural Fertilizers

Would you pay $21.95 for a box of tea bags filled with dried cow manure? Lots of people do, according to Annie Haven, who grew up on her family’s cattle ranch in California. As the housing subdivisions replaced cattle ranches and farms in her area, … [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...]

Success Made Simple For Market Growers

  Most Amish live without electricity or phones, and get around with a horse and buggy. Hardly a recipe for business success in today’s fast-paced, internet-connected world, you might think at first glance. Yet the U.S. Small Business … [Read more...]

Is Bamboo The “Greenest” Specialty Crop?

The bamboo business is booming, part of the growing trend towards using more and more renewable, sustainable "green" materials. Sales of bamboo products passed $25 billion last year, and the popularity of bamboo shows no sign of slowing. Why is … [Read more...]

Value-Added Plants For Profit

  One of the best ways for small specialty crop growers to increase their profits is by adding value to their plants by taking an extra step beyond just selling their unprocessed harvest. Using simple value-added techniques can increase … [Read more...]