Farming and Horticulture

  • Flowers and Plants

    • How to become a Florist

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a florist. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Plant Nursery

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a plant nursery. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

  • Gardening

    • Starting a Garden Centre

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a garden centre. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Tree Surgeon

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a tree surgeon. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Garden Designer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a garden designer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Gardener

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a gardening service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Fencing Contractor

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a fencing contractor. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • A Guide to the Gardening Services Sector

      This market synopsis examines the trends and market developments affecting the gardening services sector in the UK. It provides information targeted specifically at new, existing or aspiring small business owners who are aiming to trade or develop their interests within this sector...

  • Micro Farming

    • Starting up a Worm Farm

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a small scale worm farm. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...