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Plants for Profit: Income Opportunities in Horticulture Hardcover – March 1, 2000


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Andmar Press (March 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0916781216
  • ISBN-13: 978-0916781217
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,428,209 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Dr. Francis Jozwik has operated a successful nursery and greenhouse for over 30 years. He has grown and sold millions of plants. After earning a Ph.D. in Botany and Plant Science, he lectured at major american uninversites and was a research scientist in the U.S. and Austrailia. He has been recognized by Marqui's Who's Who in The World for his contributions as a scientist, teacher and businessman from 1991-2000.

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59 of 66 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on June 5, 2000
Format: Hardcover
Plants For Profit: Income Opportunities In Horticulture is a unique, authoritative, original book written by a world renowned expert in the field of ornamental horticulture specifically for readers interested in engaging in commercial horticultural ventures. Plants For Profit shows how to find a good job working with plants, how to start, operate, and finance a horticultural enterprise. F.X. Jozwik provides a concise overview of marketing and plant culture with a wealth of practical and insightful advice that will save the aspiring commercial horticulturist thousand of dollars and maximize return on capital investment. Jozwik shows how to grow trees, plants, and flowers profitably, which plants are in demand, even how to find a good job in horticulture so that you can earn while you learn. If you are a gardener, horticulturist or farmer considering an expansion into raising and selling ornamental plant, begin with a thorough reading of Plants For Profit.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on May 3, 2002
Format: Hardcover
A lot of growing info and what does not work, but some good ideas make this book worth while reading. Wish it had more on the art of selling the plants. Bought Secrets to a Successful Greenhouse and Business, after this one and do highly reccomend it. Love my greenhouse so much!
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2 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Aung Htun on July 16, 2008
Format: Hardcover
"DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF HOW TO MAKE MONEY GROWING AND SELLING TREES, FLOWERS, AND PLANTS.....

* Benefit from the experience of an international expert who has grown and sold millions of plants.

* Know which plants are hot!

* Learn important business and financial pointers.

* Special details about how to make and sell expensive potting soil - a real gold mine!

* How to grow trees, plants, and flowers profitably.

* Sources for additional information.

* How to find a good job in horticulture - learn the ropes while you earn.

* Fun-filled field trip outlines to help you discover important real-world facts."
[from the book of the back cover]
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