The Book: Gardening For Profit

GFP FC 21Inspired to start up your own food or gardening business? Check out my book, Gardening For Profit (£9.99, Green Books) – also available in good book shops, and via Amazon (eBook also available).

More and more of us are discovering the rewards of growing our own food – and there’s plenty of advice to be found on gardening and growing veg. But what about producing larger quantities to sell? And even trying to make a living from this amazing and essential thing?

This book is for anyone who is interested in selling some produce for profit – whether just a bit of surplus to local people from your vegetable garden, or a fully developed professional business. It takes you step by step through all the aspects you’ll need to think about, including:

  • finding land
  • sourcing funding
  • working out what equipment you’ll need (and how much to budget for)
  • managing your accounts – and doing the tax and legal paperwork
  • deciding which crops to grow for your market
  • winning customers and marketing your produce
  • planning your year ahead

With an extensive directory of invaluable contacts and resources, Gardening for Profit is packed with solid, first-hand advice. It provides all the reassurance you might need that earning an income from horticulture is perfectly possible: so get going and do it!


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