16 Ways You Can Make Money Collecting Things in Woods and on Beaches
Collect in the Woods
Weed seeds, buds, cones, etc., for making "nature jewelry"
Flowers useful for drying
Weeds to be dried and used in flower arrangements
The giant scarab beetles
Pine cones, to be treated with chemicals for use in a fireplace
Specially formed branches of small trees to be made into canes
Gold from rivers
Collect on the Beach
Rocks in gardens
Minimum Start-Up: $500 Average Start-UP: 10,000 Revenue: $25,000 - $250K Profits: $10,000/Month One Person Business: Yes
Ordinary pine cones, of any size, can be made to look almost exactly like tiny owls simply by adding "eyes" which can be purchased at any hobby or craft shop.
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