Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Davey, May 30, 2001.

  1. Davey

    Davey LawnSite Member
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    I am interested in starting a nursery.Any help would be great on what it takes to start one, and every thing else one needs to knew when building one
  2. paul

    paul Lawnsite Addict
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  3. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Where are you located? Each state has a nursery association that should be a good source of information. Also check out the magazine: American Nurseryman. There are lots of other magazines that deal with the nursery industry but this will get you started.
  4. kris

    kris LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What is it you would like to grow or are you talking about starting a Garden Center.. Greenhouse ? We sell trees,shrubs,perenials,annuals(grown ourselves in about 5 acres of greenhouses)hardgoods etc etc...Do you already have the land ? I guess what it takes is money and probably the one thing I would say is to start small... I am not sure what it is exactly that you want to know... Go to trade shows make contacts and be prepared to work long hours, 7 days a week..Very rewarding. Feel free to ask quetions...I'll try to help you out...Good luck.

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