Fair Price for Garden Plants???greenspun.com : LUSENET : Freedom! self reliance : One Thread
Well my little plants are coming right along in the greenhouse. They should be ready for sale just at the right time for planting. How rare is that? What I am wondering is what would be a fair price to ask for tomato, pepper, basil, etc. all heirloom, organic plants with instructions for seed saving? I was thinking $2 each, but noticed that Wally World is selling at $2.63 and the feedstore has things at $3 and $4. What do you think? Thanks!!!
-- Doreen (email@example.com), February 22, 2002
Hi Doreen, I sell my plants in 3 inch peat pots for $2.50 if I grow them out to gallon size I charge $4.00. Walmat probably dosen't have organic or many heirloom plants,so you could probably charge more. Around here people just want cheap,oh well. Good luck,Daryll
-- Daryll in NW FLA (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 22, 2002.
Daryl's pricing seems about right for here. Maybe you need to push the Organic and Heirloom aspects. Cultivate your clientele. I think people (general public) are getting to know more and are intrested in these things nowadays. I would price 'em at least close to Wally World prices. Emphasise the uniqueness aspect and make 'em feel they're getting a bargain (they are anyway). A lot of folks are willing to pay for quality. Hope you get somewhere w/ these. Let us know how sales go.
-- John in S. IN (email@example.com), February 23, 2002.
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