Many gourmet restaurants and markets will purchase high quality hydroponic produce, provided it is available in good supply and available on a regular basis. If you are interested in making a profit from your garden, you should first investigate the local marketplace and determine just what it is that you should grow. Don't try to compete with everyone else. Identify a unique opportunity for a high profit plant by interviewing the owners and operators of local establishments. I have found that growing culinary herbs is the best way to make extra income from a garden in my local area, quality Basil seems to be the most requested by local merchants.. Of course there's always tomato and pepper plants that are staple foods, but both require significantly more space and considerably more time to harvest. Growing fresh cut flowers can also be very profitable. However, it is a harder market to penetrate, and flowers take longer to grow than herbs. The reason herbs are such a great product to produce and market is simple. The most popular culinary herbs are all leafy plants that will grow like wild in your hydroponic garden. Before getting started, you should contact your local county clerk's office to determine what legal requirements you'll need to meet to start your own business. So let's take a look at how we can get started in making a market for your garden.
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