Many gourmet restaurants and markets will purchase high quality hydroponic produce, provided it is available in good supply and 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 these establishments. I have found that growing culinary herbs is the best way to make extra income from your garden. Of course there's always the tomato and pepper plants which are a staple food for most, but both require much 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 make 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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