Plant and Seed Trading forum: College student starting a at home nursery

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Name: Josh Segoviano
El paso (Zone 8b)
Overgrown_suncity
Apr 14, 2017 2:45 PM CST
Hello I'm 19 and attending collage I'm attempting to start up a at home nursery and was looking for easy perennials to use a stock plants.every plant counts and I can pay shipping thank you
Name: Lee-Roy
Bilzen, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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Arico
Apr 14, 2017 6:10 PM CST
Well almost all clump forming perennials are easy to propagate (either in autumn or spring) but just chopping them into pieces with roots really. Think of grasses, hosta, geranium, ferns, echinacea, helenium, astrantium, iris, primula.....

Can't ship halfway around the world though so sorry Sticking tongue out
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Apr 17, 2017 2:22 PM CST
Better check the patent laws before you get too far. A lot of plants can't be propagated for profit.
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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Apr 18, 2017 10:32 AM CST
Josh,
What experience do you have propagating plants? How much and what kind of space do you have for the plants? Sun/shade/greenhouse/etc.? Are there any water restrictions where you will be growing the plants?
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Name: Mary
Lake Stevens, WA (Zone 8a)
Near Seattle
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Pistil
Apr 19, 2017 9:56 AM CST
Hi Josh!
Sounds like a fun idea.
Are you in Sun City Arizona? El Paso Texas?
Either way I think of desert conditions, so the water question is important.
Will plants be outside?
Do you have shade cloth or some kind of sun protection?
Are you going to grow perennials for landscaping or more for containers (I could picture a college student marketing containers at a farmers market).
You might take a look at the High Country Gardens website for ideas.
My climate is the opposite of yours, but I could send you some Cotula 'Tiffendell Gold'. I got it from HCG, he is the one who found it in South Africa at a ski area. I just looked at the website and it does not say it is patented, so the patent must have expired.

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