Books How to Start a Florist or Flower Business

Thinking of starting a flower Shop business? Here are articles to help you get started:

For detailed guidance, tips and advice on how to start and run a flower shop business, here are some books we selected:

How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Florist and Floral Business Both Online and Off with Companion CD-ROM REVISED 2ND EDITION (How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful…)

Florists create beautiful arrangements for individuals or special occasions. They design bouquets, sprays, wreaths, dish gardens, and terrariums according to the customer’s order by cutting and arranging live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage. If you love the beauty of flowers, the joy of creating and designing original displays, have a bit of business sense, and willingness to work toward achieving goals; the dream of owning your own floral business easily can become a reality.



Start Your Own Florist Shop and Other Floral Businesses (StartUp Series)

This guide gives you advice on everything you need to start out right, including: selecting the right type of floral business; finding flower wholesalers and growers; anticipating demand and stocking the most popular flowers; caring for your flowers; stocking profitable sidelines, like greeting cards and balloons, among others. With the essential information inside, you’ll be turning greenery into greenbacks in no time.



The Flower Shop: Charm, Grace, Beauty & Tenderness in a Commercial Context

If beauty is defined as a quality encompassing both extraordinary sensoriality and exemplary human behavior, then possibly the most beautiful flower shop in the world is located in Vienna’s low-key but hip 4th District. Blumenkraft (literally, “Flower Power”) is a place of inspiration, refuge, and virtue that will inform and enlighten anyone involved in design and modern commerce. Mixing analysis, anecdote, and observation, Leonard Koren once again reveals the key principles of practical wisdom at work in the world. His concise and lucid text is illustrated by his own photographs.


Starting a Flower and Gift Shop

Starting a Flower and Gift Shop is a practical, comprehensive, and motivational entrepreneurial guide. Starting a Flower and Gift Shop utilizes a uniquely designed step-by-step, hands-on approach to business formulation. Worksheets are included for the purpose of providing assistance in preparing a business plan.
Crucial business development and management information is provided in an easy-to-understand format.

Upon completion of the book, the entrepreneur will have a detailed business plan for starting a flower and gift shop and will be inspired to take the entrepreneurial challenge.


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The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower’s Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, 2nd Edition

With the cut flower business growing at record rates, demand is at all time highs, challenging growers to take advantage of new techniques to prolong the harvest. New sections on utilizing greenhouses, recommendations for flower cultivars, and post harvest handling growers throughout all of North America will help improve their bottom line. Also updated is the acclaimed resource directory, complete with sources of seeds, plants and supplies, and expert information on organic production under the National Organic Program.


Mobile Florist Business

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