How To Start A Profitable Backyard Plant Nursery?

How profitable is a backyard plant nursery?

The investment can be around $360 if you buy a system, or about $225 if you build your own.

This is something you might want to consider once your nursery is making a fair profit.

In the meantime there are many other plants with inexpensive propagation techniques that you can use.

How much do plant nursery owners make?

Thomas reports projected income (based on 1998 salary data) for a small horticultural owner is $7,000 to $138,000, depending on ability.

Is owning a nursery profitable?

With profits of up to $20 per square foot, it’s easy to see why a ground cover nursery could provide you with the ideal backyard nursery crop. With today’s high labor costs and water shortages, ground covers are becoming the smart way to landscape.

How much does it cost to open a plant nursery?

Greenhouses can cost anywhere from $30,000 to $100,000 depending on size, whether or not it will be heated, require electricity and how you have it plumbed. Your retail storefront will require another $50,000 investment minimum and your start-up plants, soil, and supplies will run you another $10,000 to $50,000.