29 Floral-Based Business Ideas & Opportunities

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Have a passion for flowers, greenery, nature, and the outdoors?

Are you interested in turning your passion into a business.

From flower arrangements to lawn care, we put together a list of 25+ business ideas you can start.

Check out the list:

1. Start a landscaping business ($13.2M/year)

Terry Morrill from SUN VALLEY started Pacific Outdoor Living over 21 years ago, a landscaping business.

  • Revenue: $1,100,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 82
  • Location: SUN VALLEY

It hasn't always been easy. I've had many different businesses over my life. I first started purchasing, renovating, and reselling apartment buildings. I started with a 5-unit building in Los Angeles and after selling it successfully, I purchased a completely dilapidated 66-unit building that scared me to death! But I made it through and over those first years made over one million dollars.

I rolled the dice and continued to buy, renovate, and sell until the bottom dropped out of the market. On January 17, 1994, the Northridge Earthquake devastated Southern California. During this period there was a negative migration in Los Angeles and our vacancy rates hit 40%. Being unable to support the mortgages, I lost all of my properties - over 250 units.

From 1994 to 1999, I started a company from scratch that built homes in Mexico. I sold insurance, ran an automatic door company, was the general manager for a bicycle specialty company, and sold copper pipe.

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Terry Morrill, on starting Pacific Outdoor Living ($1,100,000/month) full story ➜

2. Start an artificial plants business ($600K/year)

Sharon Demmery from Walsall started Demmerys LTD about 3 years ago, a artificial plants business.

  • Revenue: $50,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 2
  • Location: Walsall

My journey to business success has taken many twists and turns. Essentially I’m a bedroom to workshop business, but there’s lots more to my story than that. After working in an ice cream factory after leaving school, I later became a Mum to two (now) grown-up boys before entering the world of floristry.

Finally, my website was launched. But guess what, nothing happened. No phone calls, no emails, no orders. I hoped the next week would be better, but it wasn’t. I was busy trying to do Instagram, Facebook postings and still nothing happened.

However, what I couldn’t get my head around was why I was making money for someone else. And so I spent almost two years looking at ways to make money for myself, but there wasn’t an easy solution. At the time, I had some money saved up, but it was nothing amazing—probably, around £30K max.

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Sharon Demmery, on starting Demmerys LTD ($50,000/month) full story ➜

3. Start a cactus arrangements business

Examples of a successful cactus arrangements business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a cactus arrangements business:

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4. Start a corsages business

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5. Start a dried flowers business

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6. Start a farmers market

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7. Become a florist

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8. Start a flower arrangements business

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9. Start a flower arrangements education business

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10. Start a garden arbors business

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11. Start a gardening classes business

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12. Start a gift baskets business

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13. Start a greenhouses company

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14. Start a flower pots business

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15. Start a herb farm

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16. Start a gardening business

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17. Start an interior landscaping business

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18. Start a juice bar ($240K/year)

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19. Start a lattice manufacturer

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20. Start a lawn care service

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21. Start a Lawn Sprinkler Systems

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22. Start an organic food store

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23. Start an organic farm

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24. Start a pest control business

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25. Start a plant stands business

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26. Start a stump removal service

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27. Start a tree planting service

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28. Start a tree trimming service

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29. Start a yard maintenance company

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