Edwin Sporin

Looking for long-term excellent quality farm land for ornamental horticultural ball & burlap production!

Preferred counties/regions

  • Hudson Valley
  • Dutchess County

Desired acreage

  • 5 or fewer
  • 6-10
  • 11-20
  • 21-50
  • 51-100
  • >100

Farming Status

Aspiring farmer: 1 year or less of farming experience

Not currently farming

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate the majority of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

Grower of ball and burlap shrubs using traditional pesticides as necessary such as glyphosate and imidacloprid. I am in the propagation stage of a plant which I plan to patent. I would need one acre to start but then expand as propagation allows.

Farm Experience & Education

30 years in the professional horticultural landscape industry

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Conventional

Primary crops

  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals

Primary livestock

  • No Livestock

Buxus sempervirens

Marketing Method

In several years when I begin to develop enough inventory I would direct market to ornamental horticulture wholesale suppliers and brokers while introducing my variety to the trade through direct contact with prominent architectural firms in the major markets.

Farm business plan or farm resume

I do not have a business plan or farm resume

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

I might need water during severe drought.

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease
  • For Sale

To be determined 

Estimated price range for a lease or a purchase of a farm property


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