Establishing and Operating a Garden Center: Requirements and Costs (NRAES 161 - FRONT MATTER ONLY)

dc.contributor.authorBarton, Susan S.
dc.contributor.authorBehe, Bridget
dc.contributor.authorHall, Charles R.
dc.contributor.authorHaydu, John J.
dc.contributor.authorHinson, Roger A.
dc.contributor.authorMcNiel, Robert E.
dc.contributor.authorPhillips, Travis D.
dc.contributor.authorPowell, Russell D.
dc.contributor.authorStegelin, Forrest E.
dc.descriptionThis 66 page publication (NRAES-161) was originally published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES, previously known as the Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service), a multi-university program in the Northeast US disbanded in 2011. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (PALS) was subsequently formed to manage the NRAES catalog. Ceasing operations in 2018, PALS was a program of the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. PALS assisted university faculty in publishing, marketing and distributing books for small farmers, gardeners, land owners, workshops, college courses, and consumers.
dc.description.abstractEstablishing and Operating a Garden Center: Requirements and Costs discusses planning, capital investments, product mixes, labor, customer profiles, garden center layouts, pricing, advertising, and financial analysis. Two example businesses are analyzed throughout the book, one with annual sales of $1 million and another with annual sales of $350,000. The 66-page book is for potential and current garden center owners, their business advisors, educators, and researchers. DUE TO OUSTANDING COPYRIGHT ISSUES OR CLEARLY IDENTIFIED OUT-OF-DATE PRACTICES (E.G. SAFETY CONCERNS), ONLY THE FRONT MATTER (E.G. COVER, ToC, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ETC) ARE PROVIDED HERE AT THIS TIME. Print copies of this item can be found at libraries listed here:
dc.identifier.citationBarton, Susan S. (2002) Establishing and operating a garden center: requirements and costs. Ithaca, N.Y.: Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service, Cooperative Extension.
dc.publisherNatural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES)
dc.subjectGarden Center
dc.subjectOperating Costs
dc.subjectProduct Mixes
dc.subjectCapital Budgets
dc.subjectFinancial and Income Performance
dc.subjectMerchandising Program
dc.subjectSmall-Scale Farming
dc.titleEstablishing and Operating a Garden Center: Requirements and Costs (NRAES 161 - FRONT MATTER ONLY)


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