Growing your own veggies and cultivating organic crops is always a great idea and urban gardening has become more popular lately. But, if considering setting up a greenhouse, you might turn your crops into cash also. Of course, when starting a big greenhouse business the primary goal is the profit. Since some crops are not suitable for greenhouse growing, like rice or maize (but nevertheless being among the most profitable crops in the world), you should find a balance between the profit and possibilities.
Every beginning is the hardest part of work, getting to learn about the new things, making first steps and thinking forward etc. Concerning starting a greenhouse job for profit you’ll first need to reconsider the size of a greenhouse, building materials, additional equipment (if you choose to try out hydroponically grown plants), irrigation system etc. For all that you can find a lot of info on various places on the internet sine many companies are specialised in production of greenhouses and greenhouse equipment.
For the other questions concerning which plants you could start growing in your new greenhouse, you might get some great ideas from the Insider Monkey’s new article on the Top 8 Most Profitable Specialty Plants to Grow in a Greenhouse. In it, you will also see some other tips and facts about modern greenhouses and new technologies:
Since several years ago United States Department of Agriculture has started developing software in order to help greenhouse owners with maintaining their greenhouse in best possible way, starting from heat savings, predicting crop growth, helping with scheduling and best greenhouse design for chosen crops. That is the Virtual Grower, and since 2011 it is being updated on a regular basis in order to improve greenhouse gardening and gather helpful information. All in all, Virtual Grower is a great tool every greenhouse owner should check out.