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How to start your own Plant Nursery for Profit?

Pritam Kashyap
Pritam Kashyap

Who doesn’t want to live life in a beautiful environment…but due to growing urbanization cities where we are living does not have sufficient plants and trees.And all this has brought us far away from the nature. But if we want then we can easily set up a small nursery at our home, which will not only provide us a good environment but also give fresh veggies.

But now the question arises that can anyone can set up a nursery. The answer is yes anyone who has good knowledge of plants and its management can set up a nursery.

Things needed to start nursery 

  • Land

  • Soil 

  • What you want to sell which plants- sampling, seeds 

  • Manure 

  • Water

  • Nursery Tools, Machinery and Equipment

  • Manpower

Now the next step is how to set up all these, it looks like an easy job but starting your own plant nursery requires doing plenty of tasks and everything should be done with timely execution to ensure the quality and propagation of seedlings.  


Steps to set up nursery

  1. The first step in starting a plant nursery is the extraction of seeds and seeds should be extracted without being destroyed from a fully grown fruit for the harvesting of seeds.

  2. Second is using those extracted seeds for plantation and the seeds should be sowed in seedbeds or germination trays for their future growth. This step should be done carefully as it is a crucial step.

  3. The next step is to transfer the saplings to little storage units or polybag pots. Then the transfer of the young saplings should be done at a safe transplanting stage very carefully. 

  4. The mother or the main plants that were used for the seed extraction should also be maintained as it is used for seasonal propagation.

  5. After this, now it is time to do careful maintenance of the saplings and should be timely watered, saved from pests and other factors.

  6. You should keep a track of everything, like what makes them grow faster and what are the required elements in the soil, and which season is best for growing which species of plants so that sampling could grow best.

  7. Now that everything is done, your plants are ready to be sold in your nursery. 

With the ever-growing demand for plant nurseries over the time has established itself as a profitable business plan. The competition is always higher for any business, but your only concern should be quality and then everything will fall into its place.   

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