Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)
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- Subject: Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)
- From: email@example.com (Nicki Shay)
- Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 15:32:00 -0700 (MST)
Thanks John. That is a good measuring stick I guess - the glad. However
the glad sure as heck didn't cost \$45.00 each for the bulb - like some
of my iris cost me!
I think all of us will be asked to sell some of our "kids" one day, and I
guess I think it would be interesting to hear from the list what they
have done. Thanks again for writing.
Nicki Shay, Washington State
On Tue, 25 Feb 1997 12:51:18 -0700 (MST) John I Jones
>Nicki Shay wrote:
>> What would a fair price be for an iris flower? Retail or wholesale
>> florist shop?
>> I have often wondered about that. I know one fellow who sells a
>> of smaller type iris by the dozen - and he charges $4.50 each
>> or at last check he did.
>> The large hybrid iris should certainly be worth more than that -
>> you say?
>Maybe start with some similarities in the marketplace. What does a
>single stem of a Gladiola cost in the supermarket. Here in Fremont
>capital of CA) as I remember they are about $1.00 a stem, but I
>looked in a while.
>So do you think a stem of iris is worth more? I would imagine a
>will at least double what you sell it to them for by the time it gets
>John | "There be dragons here"
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>John Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
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