Gardening is a past time pleasure for many people. It could be vegetable, flower or herbs that you grow in your garden. Gardening is a good exercise and outdoor activity. The satisfaction that you derive from gardening is immense. There are many people who have been making money gardening. So how is it possible making money gardening?
If you have a vegetable garden you could save a lot of money on vegetables and if you want, you can end up making money gardening. Your vegetable garden could be small enough to supplement the vegetables that you purchase or it could be large enough to feed your family so that you won’t have to spend on vegetables. If you have a large yard or plot of land, then you could produce more vegetables than you require and the excess could be sold to make some money, instead of letting it rot in your garden. There has always been demand for vegetables that are produced the ‘organic way’, without pesticides. So if you resort to organic farming you could earn even more.
Flower gardens and herb gardens are also income generators. If you already have a flower garden you could sell the cut flowers to shops or directly sell to others who need it. You could sell it in shops or from your home. There is always demand for freshly cut flowers. The hotels want it for their rooms and foyers, the restaurants need it for the tables. Hospitals, offices, etc will need fresh flowers for their interiors. If you have the skills for flower arrangement, then the income that you could make from your flower garden is even more. If you have enough seeds and saplings, you could sell that also, and it will not be very difficult finding a market for that. If you are a veteran in gardening, you could provide gardening tips as well and you will definitely be a great success.
If you have only a small yard, you could still make an income by growing scented herbs. It is not an easy crop to grow. It requires proper watering, weeding and fertilizing. But if you are genuinely interested in gardening this will not be a problem as the physical work is a part of gardening. The price that you will get for these scented herbs are very good and it is you who will decide the price since the scented herb gardens are not so common.
There is always a difference in gardening for hobby and gardening for business. When you grow your garden with the intention of selling your produces, make sure that you produce enough to generate a profit. You will have to use plant varieties that give good yield, and which are resistant to diseases. You have to tend your garden with great care. It has to be weeded regularly, fertilizers have to be used, control the pests and insects. Organic insecticides are preferred as it will increase the value of your produce. Moreover it is necessary that you get expert advice if you are interested in making money gardening.