Among many jobs suitable for housewives, growing flowers for selling offers excellent earning opportunities.
Today the demand for fresh flowers is very large, fresh flowers are used for holidays, year-end occasions, wedding decoration, valentines day, international women’s day or regular days …. so fresh flower products Brings you business opportunities all year round.
So how to plant and care for fresh flowers like at home?
You can take advantage of bags, pots, trays, foam boxes available in the house or vacant land in the garden to grow flowers. Note: The bottom of the tray is perforated to drain water. Planting box should be about 30cm high and 40cm wide.
Flowers can grow on many different types of soil. However, the soil will be fertile to give a lot of flowers; especially when planting in loose soil. Make sure the planting areas with lots of sunlight. You can buy available soil or mix soil with vermicompost, rice husk, coconut fiber, peat, organic humus … It is recommended to apply lining with lime and let dry for 7 – 10 days. before planting to deal with soil pathogens.
Currently, there are many varieties of seeds on the market. You can choose depending on the preferences.
Flowers can be grown with seeds or branches. Seeds you can find in flower seed stores or shopping online. However, low quality seeds gives the germination rate which is usually not high. Just select the correct seeds to make sure for high quality of flowers
Take care of
Just Watering twice a day in the early morning and late afternoon for flowers.
From 10 to 15 days when the plant has roots and young leaves, additionally apply organic fertilizer, cow dung, goat droppings, vermicompost fertilizer … Every 20 days, apply 1 batch.
Regularly remove damaged flowers. For blooming flowers should be cut off, when cutting to cut the tops of two more layers of leaves to create a flowering plant with new branches, from each end of the branch will produce new flower buds.
Harvest the flowers
Just choose the best time to harvest the flowers… just make sure the flowers are fresh after harvesting. You can store the flowers in perfect places
Sell on local market or online
Just choose the best occasions for selling the flowers. Make sure you can keep the flowers fresh on street vendors that make the clients easy to select the correct flowers.