How to Start a Plant Nursery from Scratch

If you love growing plants and greens in your garden and having more plants in a small place, then you can start a nursery for selling those plants to make money. It will earn you more money. If you really interested then you can start your own nursery at your own place. If you think that your place is not enough to make a nursery then you can also hire some other place which suits you to sell plants.

Everyone needs to go market for getting plants. But they are not that much fresh enough. If you really want to have them fresh, then you can have your own nursery and sell them. But this is not a simple task to implement. It really requires a hard work to make it possible. Once you implement it then you can really get the real things in a better way.

  • They will also give you better satisfaction and joy when compared to the plants which you obtain from markets. They can also assure the healthy and clean in addition to its freshness. The following tips help you in creating your own nursery in your place.
  • You should consider the following things to implement the procedure. First of all, every plant needs water and sunlight for their growth. Hence you must select a place in your nursery garden which should receive the sunlight at least for six hours a day which is must for the plants in order to grow healthier.
  • Then check for the fertility of the soil in your garden. Do the following procedure to verify the soil. First dig the soil and get handful of soil and then curl it into ball shape. If you are really having loam soil in your garden then you can create a ball out of that handful soil. The ball should not be so sticky and it should be soft enough. This type of soil suits the best for growing these plants. If you don’t have such soil, there is no need to worry. You can implement some natural methods to make your soil fertile.
  • Irrigation is the next important thing because all plants need water supply adequately for their better growth. If they don’t get enough water they will dry up sooner. Hence you must have a sprinkler system or a lightweight garden hose nearby your garden to get water supply. Make sure also that your sprinkler is still in good condition, if not you need to have a sprinkler repair. You must also remember that too much water supply can rot the roots well. This may be the problem and it definitely depends on the kind of soil you are having in your nursery. It is always good to raise your garden bed to keep them water drained ever.
  • Now start your plan. You can just make a plan of your own nursery and allot places to different kind of plants accordingly. Then get the seed packets from nursery and also get the instructions from them.

After getting the seeds, just prepare your land as said above with some manure and organic materials. Then sow the seeds and plant the saplings and add water to them all. You have to carefully maintain them.

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About the Author: Greenery always attracts Arthur Kunkle. He has a big garden where he plants many fruits and vegetables. His passion for gardening motivates him to write and share different tips on gardening.

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