Christmas Trees for Pleasure and
Profit is for anyone who enjoys being and working outdoors and is seeking a profitable
hobby or small business venture. Robert Wray has updated this fourth edition to include
the latest techniques and tools for harvesting trees, new methods of transport, the most
recent data on herbicides, and advice on how to run a Christmas-tree business today.
An insider guide to setting
yourself up as a professional gardener. You don't need pots of money to start your own
gardening business. With this book and willingness to learn, you could soon be enjoying a
profitable and enormously satisfying career doing something you love.
This definitive guide for those
looking to start or expand their own herb business focuses entirely on fresh-cut herbs for
the grower who supplies restaurants or supermarkets, vends at farmers markets, or sells
from his or her own retail space. Included is valuable business advice on financing;
honoring local zoning laws; creating invoices and packing slips; managing employees;
pricing and marketing; maintaining accounts; and increasing business.
Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers
by Lynn Byczynski
In The Flower Farmer expert
flower grower Lynn Byczynski provides a complete introduction to raising a cornucopia of
cut flowers for home use and for sale to retail customers, florists, and other markets.
The book offers detailed, manageable plans for flower growing on a scale ranging from a
backyard border to a half-acre commercial garden. The Flower Farmer provides a clear,
realistic look at both the benefits and the challenges of growing flowers organically for
2010 edition: A Complete
Guide to Starting and Operating a High-Profit Organic or Hydroponic Business that Benefits
the Environment. If you ever consider installing a greenhouse, or already have one,
this book can help you turn your expenditure into a profitable venture.