People: Plants grow business in Hebei
Liu Zhenjian, 28, started his rural business after learning about methods of planting succulents. In 2016, he rented a greenhouse in Hengshui, Hebei province, and started from scratch, learning how to cultivate and maintain the plants, and developing a market for them. Now, the business has expanded to three greenhouses covering 6,000 square meters in total. Liu sells his products nationwide via the internet, social media and bricks-and-mortar stores, earning annual revenue of about 200,000 yuan ($30,000).