Four easy steps to apply in potential Small Business brings a “Guide to start a Gardening Business”, to help you get started in turning your hobby into a successful gardening business, but we can apply in almost every new project.

 In their own words: “By learning about the many local, regional and national resources available , you can increase both knowledge and profit, and build a strong client base in your local community.”

They give four outstanding action steps that I summarize bellow:

  • Get the gardening knowledge you need: Don’t fell sorry to admit you need more knowledge about something, take gardening classes and certification programs that can get you started in the right direction. But remember, most state universities offer inexpensive educational opportunities.
  • Join a garden club, association or horticultural society: Not only to get additional educational resources, but also to help you make connections with other gardeners and potential clients in your area.
  • Know your suppliers: Don’t forget that local garden stores, plant catalogs and mail order nurseries can provide you with a wealth of additional information.
  • Get out there and garden: The best way to learn is by doing!

At last they left several web addresses to learn more about the topic and other good advices. Few tips as take advantage of commercial gardeners’ discounts, take the time to learn as much as you can about gardening and advertise your business getting even on-line opportunities.

In my opinion four easy steps that we can apply in almost every small business idea we have ever seen. First we need to know more about the business, then make the right connections (potential clients), follow by knowing our suppliers, to finish by getting into action. So, even if you are not going to become a gardener, take a look to these valuable tips.