If you’re looking to start a nursery or herb farm this book provides you with the basic information you need to make a start. It’s easy to read and provides a rare insight into possibilities – in a way not commonly found in other books. Many nurseries or herb farm businesses begin life on a small scale in the home garden. It’s amazing how much can be produced,and the profit that can be made from a few hundred square metres of land.
This is a revised and expanded edition of a book first published by Night Owl Press. It reflects changes in horticultural practice and botanical classification.
Lesson 1: Which products to grow
Lesson 2: Management and organisation
Lesson 3: An overview of propagating techniques
Lesson 4: Propagating structures
Lesson 5: Propagating materials and equipment
Lesson 6: Plant health problems
Lesson 7: Seed Propagation
Lesson 8: Vegetative Propagation
Lesson 9: Propagation of specific plants
Lesson 10: Herb production
About the Author:
John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup’n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
John Mason has had over 35 years experience in the fields of Horticulture, Recreation, Education and Journalism. He has extensive experience both as a public servant, and as a small business owner. John has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to magazine editor.
John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over thirty five books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing).