How to Start a Backyard Nursery Business
Our crystal ball says 2022 is going to be a big year for selling plants in addition to crops.
So let’s go behind the scenes of a low-cost, low-tech certified organic backyard nursery. Developed over the past 20 years, this part-time business is leaving SPIN’s revenue benchmarks in the dust. $50k from 2,500 sq. ft. – that’s $20 a square foot! This labor of love is way more profitable than microgreens.
See how SPIN farmer Mark Voss does it here, including…secret sauce soil mix…germination chamber…idiot proof DIY hoophouse…Markups on seeds versus plugs…Organic certification…Startup investments. Here’s 20 years of urban farming experience crammed into one hour.