Thinking of selling seedling

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Thinking of selling seedling

Post: #279383 mamos
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:26 am

I am thinking of setting up a roadside stall to sell seedlings next spring and was wondering what you guys thought would be the most profitable.

Veg, Herbs or flowers


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Re: Thinking of selling seedling

Post: #279386 bonniethomas06
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:16 am

Veg and herbs would be a winner - especially if you time it a bit later. I missed the start of the growing season, so was late and bought some seedlings. Lots of people have slug attacks or loose theirs for some reason - so Brassica seedlings or tomato plants would be a winner I recon.

Not so sure about flowers, as bedding is so cheap to buy fully grown and those that don't grow their own would probably just go out and buy plants. Could be wrong though?
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Re: Thinking of selling seedling

Post: #279438 PAUL1SH
Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:05 pm

Most people like to grow their own tomatoes even if they grow no other salad crop and they are so easy to start from a seeds saved from your own tomatoes . With regards herbs people tend to want plants that they can harvest immediately.
I wish you well in your new venture anyway.

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Re: Thinking of selling seedling

Post: #279454 MKG
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:55 pm

Hmmmm - good one.

There's always the bedding plant and the hanging basket rush - fortunes have been made! But yes - there's also always the ones (me!!!) who've forgotten to start off their tomatoes and chillis in time (oh - and aubergines). And healthy and mature herbs are always in demand.

Looks like all three, then - veg, herbs and flowers. They'll all make money at different times.

Then there's cannabis and - oh, wrong forum.


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Re: Thinking of selling seedling

Post: #279460 doofaloofa
Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:19 am

Which is the correct forum Mike?
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