Secrets to a Successful Greenhouse Business: A Complete Guide to Starting and Operating a High-Profit Business That's Beneficial to the Environment

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GreenEarth Publishing Company, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 135 pages
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INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CASH IN ON ONE OF THE HIGH-PROFIT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OF THE 90s & MEET THE ECOLOGICAL NEEDS OF TODAY'S WORLD! This 11-section guide was written by T.M. Taylor, one of the nation's quality growers, to encourage & facilitate the environmentally beneficial & profitable home business of growing herbs, vegetables, trees & flowers. Edible flowers, tropical fruits, hydroponically-grown vegetables--pesticide-free, native trees & aquatic plants for air & water purification are just some of the interesting reasons why greenhouse growers are becoming one of the most important business occupations in the environment movement. Organic, pesticide-free vegetables are in huge demand nationwide, mainly because of the latest hottest-selling appliance, "the juicer." Specialty vegetables, fruits & herbs are becoming great items to grow & market for the rural or urban gardener because of a 200% sales increase last year. Native tree seedlings are being sold by the millions & many growers are needed. Demand has skyrocketed for aquatic plants for water treatment; sales of bedding & foliage plants have steadily increased. Equally important, it is being used to encourage & help develop greenhouse programs in schools to give students a hands-on experience in biology, agriculture & business while producing a profitable crop. It includes: what are suitable greenhouses for a business venture; the equipment needed; a list of plants to grow for the highest profits; the best way to grow plants; natural pest control; wholesale pricing; list of buyers & suppliers; marketing tips & much more. 153 jam-packed pages, generously illustrated & produced on recycled paper - 8 1/2" x 11", Softbound - ISBN 0-9628678-0-2. SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL GREENHOUSE BUSINESS is available for $19.95 plus $3.00 shipping from Green Earth Publishing, P.O. Box 500544-E, Malabar, FL 32950 or call (407) 951-3484.

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Contents

Introduction
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Specialized Projects with Excellent Profit Potential
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Selling Marketing and Economics
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