Does anyone here grow water plants to sell? What advice might you have for me? What has worked well for you and what mistakes did you make? How do you market your plants? Wholesale, retail or both? Hereâs where Iâm at right now. I have had a 6x9 backyard fish pond for about 5 years now. Iâve become quite good at propagating hardy water lilies and water iris. So far every single plant Iâve divided has lived and done very well. Water Hyacinth and water lettuce are like rabbits in that they multiply extremely fast on their own. Iâm going to have to add more ponds this year just to have enough space to keep them all. Iâve decided on raised ponds because they are easier to work in and a whole lot less trouble to clean. Iâm looking at hard plastic stock tanks as a good alternative. Any stock I want to keep for âmothersâ the next spring can be kept in my basement under grow lights in the winter Hardy lilies sell for $35.00 apiece retail in my area, so Iâm thinking there could be a tidy little seasonal income from them. In addition, the old gentleman who used to grow water plants for the garden centers and local folks around here has passed away, so there are currently no local wholesale suppliers. Iâve talked to 2 garden centers here who are very interested in a local supply. I live about a mile from the richest county in Kansas (Johnson) and many folks there have a small fortune in disposable income to spend on their backyard ponds. I already have a small art business, so Iâm familiar with a sole proprietorship and paying sales tax. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!