How to Start and Operate a Successful Organic Container-Plant Business, this comprehensive guide takes you step-by-step through the whole process. Chapters thoroughly cover such topics as: start-up; greenhouse options; certification/licenses/fees; botany basics; growing container plants; making compost; disease and pest management; demonstration gardens; marketing and merchandising; dealing with employees; and safety. Appendices include example activity logs and forms, instructions for making a soil-texture analysis, even tips for creating a simple employee handbook! An extensive list of resources and a handy glossary round out this information-packed manual. Copyright 2003, softcover, 287 pages.