“Exotic” Christmas Trees Can Bring Extra Profits To Growers

John Curtis, a Christmas tree grower in New Jersey, has found a profitable niche for his tree farm by growing over 40 varieties of trees that offer something different for shoppers looking for a unique tree to take home. Both new visitors and repeat customers appreciate the experience of seeing so many varieties after being […]

6 Ways to Profit Growing Woody Ornamentals

  With so many profitable plant choices available to specialty crop growers, why do woody ornamentals belong on their top 10 list? Woody ornamentals, for those who are not familiar with these appealing perennial plants, are shrubs and trees with branches that are harvested and sold to florists and crafters. Woody ornamentals have colorful stems, […]

10 Most Profitable Trees To Grow

Growing trees for profit is an ideal part-time or full-time business for anyone who enjoys being outdoors and working with plants. Trees are a valuable and renewable resource that can be grown in a tiny backyard or on a 100 acre tree farm. The most profitable trees for most small growers are those in demand […]

How To Start a Tree Farm

  If you own a few acre, consider becoming a tree farmer. It’s earth-friendly and more profitable than you might imagine when you grow high-value trees. Traditional tree farms are much like a plantation with one primary crop, saw and pulp logs. In the South, most tree farmers grow loblolly pines, in the Northwest, douglas […]