GreenPlantSwap is a new online marketplace for nurseries. It is the first location-based online marketplace for nurseries and gardeners.

Nurseries and growers create their own self-serve web pages and list the plants they sell in the Plant A-Z. This provides nurseries with the opportunity to list their stock with ease and reach a much wider community of gardeners in their local area and nationwide.

GreenPlantSwap is built a round a central database of more than 21,000 detailed plant species and varieties, with an availability map for each plant.

Gardeners can also sign up for membership to swap and sell plants grown at home. GreenPlantSwap will attract gardeners in volume to help them find the plants they really want for their gardens. This provides an excellent plant-keen audience for member nurseries to sell to.

GreenPlantSwap overcomes the challenges many nurseries face in building their own website, listings their plants and trying to attract customers.

No technical ability is needed to create a nursery page or list plants. You simply sign up, create your nursery profile and list plants once, archive listings when stock runs out and activate again when more become available.

As one nursery member put it: “It’s a no brainer. We’ll close our own website, save money and yet reach many more gardeners online.”

GreenPlantSwap is an annual membership service. As a special introductory offer, nurseries can join for £1 and get 3 months’ trial membership. Unlike other online services, there are no other fees or sales commission. Once gardeners find the plants
they want, they buy direct from the nurseries.

GreenPlantSwap - www.greenplantswap.co.uk - is the first location-based garden
plant marketplace. Built around a database of more than 21,000 detailed plant
species and varieties, with an availability map for each one, the service is designed to
make it far simpler for nurseries to list and sell plants using the power of the web.

For further information, contact Amanda Clow on 01225 290205, 07540 855746 or e-mail amanda@greenplantswap.co.uk

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