Start selling on HorticultureSource.com
Whether you’ve already got an established grow store, have a great new gardening product, or are passionate about selling horticultural products, here’s how to take that next step:
Create a Vendor account
|We can convert your customer account, or you can create a new HorticultureSource.com Vendor account with your business email. Make sure you have the following ready:|
• A valid email address
• Phone number
• PayPal account to send proceeds from your sales
Before you’ll be able to create a store Contact Us with the following so we can verify and approve you:
|• Valid ID (identity verification protects both Vendors and customers)|
• Tax information (W9)
• Where and how you ship (shipping methods)
• A description of your store and what you are selling
To list products, pick a plan
Find them under Vendor Dashboard → Subscription.
The Sprout plan lets you sell 1 product for $0.99 per month. With the Veg plan, you’ll pay $19.99 per month to sell up to 40 products. The Bloom plan costs $35.99 per month, no matter how many products you sell. For all plans, HorticulturesSource.com also collects our referral commission on each sale, which is a percentage of the total transaction. Best of all there is no limits on number of sales or which categories you can sell in!
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|• Sell 1 product, |
|• Sell up to 40 products,|
|• Sell more than 40 products,|
Adding your products
What can you sell on HorticultureSource.com? New gardening supplies under any of our product categories from any brand!
Product listing details
To start selling a product on HorticultureSource.com, you’ll create a product listing in Vendor Dashboard. A product listing includes:
- A SKU, which is a unique product ID used to track your inventory
- Offer details, including regular and sale price, availability, and shipping class
- Product details like: title, category, description and image
- Keywords and search terms (tags) to help buyers find your product
Usisu, Inc. offers a Service where approved Vendors (“You” or “Seller”) may list unrestricted products for sale on the HorticultureSource.com Hydroponic Gardening Marketplace. With a paid Vendor Subscription approved Vendors can create products from a dashboard, manage orders and most importantly create their own store! Vendors will benefit from having their items advertised on the web and available for purchase on a popular, responsive, high traffic and visibility website and mobile app. Vendor orders will be emailed. The Vendor will be paid the shipping and sale less our referral commission of 10% plus $0.30 which helps cover our payment processing costs, advertising of your products, technical infrastructure and code updates and maintenance as well as administrative fees, etc. Sales proceeds will be redeemable for completed orders via PayPal after 91 days with a $100 payout minimum. Vendor Subscriptions are not refundable. It is the Vendor’s responsibility to have appropriate licenses & permits, be an authorized reseller, perform regular and timely shipment of products, deal with customers & inquiries, handle all returns, collect and remit any applicable tax, be liable for all payment disputes, fees, taxes, duty, copyrights, trademarks, etc. relating to the Vendor product listings or sales thereof. We reserve the right to approve Vendors at our sole discretion and to cancel Vendor approval or listings at anytime for any reason not limited to Vendor Agreement violation.
In order to be considered we will need information about the Vendor business and products such as the names and contact information of the owners, completed W9, current reseller Permit as well as information about where from and where to and how Vendor ships and what products Vendor sells. If we feel that the Vendor business is a good fit we will notify the Vendor via email; Which will be the method of all communication. Once approved and Vendor Subscription is paid for the Vendor can list products. All items must be brand new. Vendor product listings must fit in with the esthetic of the site and visually compliment other products listings on HorticultureSource.com. Vendors may use their logo on their storefront page. Only product images are allowed on product listings, no logos or watermarks of any kind are permitted. Vendor may embed product videos but other code or links off site are prohibited. Pricing and other product information is the responsibility of the Vendor as is any and all liability.
Product Information and Other Content
Vendor agrees and warrants that any and all Vendor Content: (a) will be truthful, accurate, and not misleading or otherwise deceptive; (b) will not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party such as copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy; (c) will not violate any applicable Law; (d) will not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; and (e) will not create liability for HorticultureSource.com. Vendor agrees that any and all Vendor Content may be publicly displayed by HorticultureSource.com as HorticultureSource.com sees fit and at no charge to HorticultureSource.com. Vendor will only provide Vendor Content for Products that fit into the categories or parameters approved in writing by HorticultureSource.com. Vendor may provide HorticultureSource.com with Vendor Content for Products in additional categories or parameters only upon the prior written consent by HorticultureSource.com (which may be given by email). If Vendor receives Customer ratings or reviews for its Products directly or through third parties, then HorticultureSource.com and Vendor may mutually agree to have Vendor provide such ratings and reviews to HorticultureSource.com as part of the Vendor Content.
HorticultureSource.com only sells Gardening Supplies and directly related accessories. The following categories of businesses and business practices are restricted from using the HorticultureSource.com Service (“Restricted Businesses”). Restricted Business categories may be imposed through Network Rules or the requirements of our Financial Services Providers. In certain cases, businesses listed below may be eligible for processing with explicit prior approval from HorticultureSource.com. Note, however, that businesses that offer illegal products or services are never eligible to use the HorticultureSource.com Services. The types of businesses listed below are representative, but not exhaustive. If you are uncertain as to whether your business is a Restricted Business, or have questions about how these requirements apply to you, please Contact Us below.
By registering with us, you are confirming that you will not use the Service to accept payments in connection with the following businesses, business activities, or business practices, unless you have received prior written approval from HorticultureSource.com.
Financial and professional services
|Investment & credit services||Securities brokers; mortgage consulting or debt reduction services; credit counseling or repair; investment services; real estate opportunities; lending instruments|
|Money and legal services||Financial institutions, money transmitters and money services businesses, check cashing, wire transfers, money orders; currency exchanges or dealers; bill-pay services; crowdfunding; insurance; bail bonds; collections agencies; law firms collecting funds for any purpose other than to pay fees owed to the firm for services provided by the firm (e.g., firms cannot use HorticultureSource.com to hold client funds, collection or settlement amounts, disputed funds, etc.)|
|Virtual currency or stored value||Virtual currency that can be monetized, resold, or converted to physical or digital products and services or otherwise exit the virtual world (e.g., Bitcoin); cryptocurrency mining equipment; initial coin offerings; digital wallets, sale of stored value or credits maintained, accepted and issued by anyone other than the seller|
IP Infringement, regulated or illegal products and services
|Intellectual property or proprietary rights infringement||Sales, distribution, or access to counterfeit music, movies, software, or other licensed materials without the appropriate authorization from the rights holder; any product or service that directly infringes or facilitates infringement upon the trademark, patent, copyright, trade secrets, or proprietary or privacy rights of any third party; use of HorticultureSource.com intellectual property without prior written consent from HorticultureSource.com; use of the HorticultureSource.com name or logo including use of HorticultureSource.com trade or service marks inconsistent with our community standards, or in a manner that otherwise harms HorticultureSource.com or the HorticultureSource.com brand; any action that implies an untrue endorsement by or affiliation with HorticultureSource.com|
|Counterfeit or unauthorized goods||Counterfeit goods; unauthorized sale or resale of brand name or designer products or services; sale of goods or services that are illegally imported or exported|
|Gambling||Lotteries; bidding fee auctions; sports forecasting or odds making for a monetary or material prize; fantasy sports leagues with cash prizes; internet gaming; contests; sweepstakes; games of chance including legal or illegal forms of gambling, internet gambling, sweepstakes and contests with a buy-in or cash prize; charity sweepstakes and raffles for the explicit purpose of fundraising|
|Regulated or illegal products or services||Cannabis dispensaries and related businesses; sale of tobacco, e-cigarettes, and e-liquid; online pharmacies; prescription-only products including card-not-present pharmaceuticals; peptides and research chemicals; fake references or ID-providing services; age restricted goods or services; weapons and munitions; gunpowder and other explosives; fireworks and related goods; toxic, flammable, and radioactive materials; products and services with varying legal status on a state-by-state basis; goods or services, the sale of which is illegal under applicable law in the jurisdictions to which your business is targeted or directed|
|Adult content and services||Pornography and other obscene materials (including literature, imagery and other media) depicting nudity or explicitly sexual acts; sites offering any sexually-related services such as prostitution, escorts, pay-per view, adult live chat features; sexually oriented items (e.g., adult toys); adult video stores and sexually oriented massage parlors; gentleman’s clubs, topless bars, and strip clubs; sexually oriented dating services|
Unfair, predatory, or deceptive practices
|Get rich quick schemes||Investment opportunities or other services that promise high rewards|
|Mug shot publication or pay-to-remove sites||Platforms that facilitate the publication and removal of content (such as mug shots), where the primary purpose of posting such content is to cause or raise concerns of reputational harm|
|No-value-added services||Sale or resale of a service without added benefit to the buyer; resale of government offerings without authorization or added value; sites that we determine in our sole discretion to be unfair, deceptive, or predatory towards consumers|
Products or services that are otherwise restricted by our financial partners
|Aggregation||Engaging in any form of licensed or unlicensed aggregation of funds owed to third parties, factoring, or other activities intended to obfuscate the origin of funds; payment facilitation|
|Drug paraphernalia||Any equipment designed for making or using drugs, such as bongs, vaporizers, and hookahs|
|High risk businesses||Bankruptcy lawyers; remote technical support; psychic services; essay mills; chain letters; door-to-door sales; medical benefit packages; telemedicine and telehealth services; travel reservation services and clubs; airlines; cruises; timeshares; circumvention, jamming and interference devices; prepaid phone cards, phone services; telemarketing, offering substantial rebates or special incentives as an inducement to purchase products or services; telecommunications manipulation equipment; forwarding brokers; negative response marketing; subscriptions over one year; extended warranties; government grants; embassy, foreign consultate, or other foreign governments; charities without proper registration; credit card and identity theft protection; the use of credit to pay for lending services; any businesses that we believe poses elevated financial risk, legal liability, or violates card network or bank policies; any business or organization that a. engages in, encourages, promotes or celebrates unlawful violence or physical harm to persons or property, or b. engages in, encourages, promotes or celebrates unlawful violence toward any group based on race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other immutable characteristic|
|Multi-level marketing||Pyramid schemes and multi-level marketing|
|Pseudo pharmaceuticals||Nutraceuticals, pseudo-pharmaceuticals and other products that make health claims that have not been approved or verified by the applicable local and/or national regulatory body|
|Social media activity||Sale of Twitter followers, Facebook likes, YouTube views, and other forms of social media activity and online traffic|
|Substances designed to mimic illegal drugs||Sale of a legal substance that provides the same effect as an illegal drug (e.g., salvia, kratom)|
|Video game or virtual world credits||Sale of in-game currency or game items, unless the merchant is the operator of the virtual world|
|Use of HorticultureSource.com in a manner inconsistent with its intended use or as expressly prohibited in the HorticultureSource.com Services Agreement||Use of HorticultureSource.com principally as a virtual terminal (e.g., submitting card transactions by manually inputting card information); processing where there is no bona fide good or service sold, or donation accepted; card testing; evasion of card network chargeback monitoring programs; cross-border acquiring; sharing cardholder information with another merchant for payment cross-sell product or service|
If you have any questions about acceptable products or businesses, don’t hesitate to Contact Us.