Make Money By Rooftop Farming And Terrace Gardening

In this era of population and pollution, when we are getting adulterated and artificially coloured food to eat, polluted air to breathe in and we are falling sick, so, we are getting inclined towards ‘clean’ mother – nature.

The world is moving towards organic farming, but everyone doesn’t have land to produce healthy food from organic farming. Since there’s hardly any big farm land to grow fresh  vegetables and fruits, so we have an alternative in the form of rooftop farming and terrace gardening.

Rooftop farming and terrace gardening are the first approach to grow fresh fruits and vegetables without the use of any chemical. This not only helps us in eating healthy food, but also helps us in earning good money, provided we maintain the quality and regular supply of our products.

This article will help us in developing an understanding on how can we make money by Rooftop Farming and Terrace Gardening:-

By Selling herbs and spices

Raise your head while passing through any apartment in a society, and you would see that almost every city apartment has pots planted with herbs on their balcony. There is a surety of a herbal plant, even if there is no other plant. Be it Tulsi, Ajwain, Lemon grass, Mint or any other herb, you can easily pick it just before you start cooking. Herbs like basil, mint, oregano, dill, parsley, rosemary yield every year. So, if you have passion and pots, you can easily grow them . Since these herbs are high in demand, you can dry them or even sell them fresh after packing them in paper bags or any other wrapping.

Sell Vegetables and Earn Money

There are a lot of vegetables that you can grow in the small pots or canes in your balcony. Tomatoes, peppers, green onions, beans, radishes and lettuces are some of the vegetables that you can grow easily throughout the year. These plants need only enough sunlight, water and good naturally fertilised soil. You can also grow potatoes in big garbage bags. These products, if grown organically, are always high in demand and give good profit.

Selling of Flowers and Other plants

People love flowers like roses, tulips, daffodils, irises and lilies and they admire them very much, if they see you growing them in your balcony. You can use these flowers to make beautiful bouquets and arrangements.  Make them in most of the seasons when they blossom and sell the flowers online or to the florists in your neighbourhood.

Your balcony can also be a great place to produce home plants such as aloe vera, spider plant, daisy, and cactuses. Firstly, grow some seedlings and then replant them in bigger clay pots. You can sell these plants online through various websites.

Make money by teaching others to grow plants on their balconies

Many people living in the urban areas do not have much space in their home and they want to turn their balconies into small gardens. But, they do not have proper idea how to do that. So, if you are an expert, pass your knowledge around. Become an educator. Write a book on the subject and share your small garden ideas. Start a blog or a video channel and spread your expertise. You can make money by publishing sponsored posts or ads by suitable companies.

Earn Money by Becoming a consultant or Balcony Garden Designer

In big cities, people have comparatively less space. This lack of space makes it a big challenge while creating a balcony garden. You can use your experience and help others by giving them consultation on how to achieve their dreams of having a small green garden in the apartments they live in. Use your knowledge and experience to  share your gardening ideas. Some people just don’t have time for their plants so you can offer them a regular maintenance of their garden in your portfolio. Do advertise yourself online as well.


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