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Re: Starting a nursery

Chris, you'll need to supply Barry with a Fed ID # and State Resale Tax #
first before he'll talk to you.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 1:37 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Starting a nursery

> > That might not be a bad idea to start a nurseryperson support list.
> What should I call it?  nurserypeople@hort.net?  nursery@hort.net?
> One thing that I should add -- I don't plan on using hort.net as a
> to sell my plants.  Other nurseries donated money to the hort.net fund,
> so it wouldn't be fair for me to do something like that without equal
> representation.
> Just thought I'd mention that.  :)
> > I am not ordering plants but growing my own from seed. I will state that
> > they are in limited quantities. Right now I sell some of my Theobroma
> > and have a waiting list. People don't seem to mind that but what I am
> > finding is once the plants are available they have other reasons not to
> > them. I do sell a fair amount though.
> I'm doing a little bit of both.  I've taken cuttings of some plants,
> divisions of others, and dug up seedlings from around the yard.  I plan
> on growing some plants from seed, but some won't be saleable for a couple
> of years.
> I plan on padding my inventory with some wholesale plants as well.  This
> way I can offer more to my customers and (unless restricted by patents)
> get some material to propagate more of my own plants with less dependency
> on wholesalers.
> > Sunshine Farms is a wonderful place to order from if you are ordering
> > wholesale. Barry has some great deals going on right now on his
> You're the second person to mention him to me -- I'll have to check him
> out.  Thanks!
> Chris
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