Six Ways To Profit Growing Gourmet Mushrooms

Gourmet mushrooms, like oyster and shiitake, are a perfect year-round cash crop for small growers, because they can be grown indoors, produce six crops per year, and sell for over $10 per pound. While the growing part is not too difficult, many new growers are at a loss when it comes to figuring out where […]

Top 14 FAQs About Growing Gourmet Garlic For Profit

  Gourmet garlic is becoming more popular and profitable every year. To help new growers get up to speed with this specialty crop, here are some answers to the most common questions about growing and marketing gourmet garlic. 1. Why grow gourmet garlic? Gourmet garlic is one of the easiest and most profitable specialty crops […]

Why Ginseng Is The Most Profitable Herb For Small Growers

The popularity of herbs continues to grow, especially the medicinal herbs. One of the most profitable medicinal herbs is ginseng, which has been used by both healers and ordinary folks for thousands of years. How profitable? While ginseng is a slow growing herb, after a few years of growth, it can bring as much as […]

Top 12 FAQs About Growing Gourmet Mushrooms For Profit

Gourmet mushrooms, such as oyster and shiitake, are one of the best cash crops for small growers. Although they are traditionally grown on logs outdoors, and still are in many areas, now both can be grown indoors in bags, using straw or sawdust instead of logs. Here are a few answers to new grower’s questions […]

How To Make $60,000 Growing Bamboo

Bamboo is a popular landscaping plant, so there is a steady demand for container-grown plants. By growing the bamboo plants in containers, you can supply the plants with exactly the right combination of soil, water and fertilizer. This will produce a healthier, better looking plant in less time, so it is more profitable. Also, a […]

How To Pick The Best Heirloom Tomato Varieties To Sell

Customers who purchase heirloom tomatoes from market growers are willing to pay more for the flavor of unique varieties, whether it’s a sweet and tangy “Fargo” yellow pear tomato or the rich traditional taste of a San Marzano or Costoluto Genovese, one of Thomas Jefferson’s favorites in his garden at Monticello. If you’ve been selling […]

How to Start a Backyard Heirloom Tomato Business For $600

  Anyone who wants to grow profitable plants, but only has a limited amount of garden space should consider growing heirloom tomatoes for profit.These tasty treats bring premium prices, and harvest yields can be up to 3 pounds per square foot of growing area. Nancy Lindstrom grows a dozen heirloom varieties in her small, but […]

How To Make Money Growing Heirloom Tomatoes

  Tomatoes are a tasty ingredient in many meals. In fact, they are the most popular vegetable sold at grocery stores, and a popular item at farmers markets, where buyers expect fresh-picked, healthy produce and are willing to pay extra for it. Heirloom tomatoes – those old fashioned varieties packed with taste and flavor – […]

Top 10 FAQs About Growing Heirloom Tomatoes For Profit

Growing heirloom tomatoes for profit is quite easy and can be very profitable. Because heirloom tomatoes can be harvested in as little as 60 days after planting, it’s possible to produce an income in just a few weeks. If you are new to growing these tasty tomatoes, you probably have a few questions. Here are […]

Five Most Popular Woody Ornamentals For Small Growers

New growers who want to start growing woody ornamentals and have a limited growing area should choose species that don’t require a lot of space, yet produce enough stems to make a tidy profit per square foot. In addition, growers should look for plants that are:   Growing in popularity. Easy to grow. Produce an […]