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Selling plants at a brisk pace

April 28th, 2018 at 05:42 am

Several times in early spring I've sold plants growing in my yard and had good luck doing so. So I decided to post some for sale since I'm clearing out the patio area for the rebuild, which may take place as early as next week.

Yesterday I offered lady's mantle, coral bells, goats beard and a blue sedum groundcover, and posted pix from earlier years. I priced them cheaply at $5 a plant.

Oh my gosh, what a whirlwind of interest. Over 20 people have inquired about it. Three people stopped by yesterday and one this morning. I have 4 more people scheduled to come Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

I have to laugh. One of the people who came to buy was a young person tethered to her phone. She pulled up in my driveway and I was standing outside my front door for several minutes, patiently waiting for her to emerge; she was busy texting me to tell me she had arrived. Smile

Then, when I was standing with her and showing her the plants, instead of actually looking at them, she had her phone out and was looking at the photo I had added to my for sale post....strange!

Apparently everyone else in Connecticut is itching to plant as I am. But I know from prior experience that if I try selling the same plants a month or so later, I'll get a much less robust response. There's a narrow window of opportunity to really grab gardeners early in the season.

So far I've made $150 from just 2 days of selling plants!

6 Responses to “Selling plants at a brisk pace”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Congrats on your sales!

  2. HouseHopeful Says:

    That's awesome! Congratulations

  3. VS_ozgirl Says:

    That's wonderful!

  4. LuckyRobin Says:

    I am going to be selling amethyst bachelor's buttons and calendula. I have an overabundance of both.

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Nice bit of money!

  6. rob62521 Says:

    Super!

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