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Report Looks at Consumer Trends in U.S. Garden Industry


March 4, 2008
By Greenhouse Canada

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The Garden Writers Association Foundation’s 2007 Summer Gardening Trends Research Report has revealed a number of trends related to consumer gardening in the U.S. The report found that…

The Garden Writers Association Foundation’s 2007 Summer Gardening
Trends Research Report has revealed a number of trends related to
consumer gardening in the U.S. The report found that:
•     28 per cent of American households plan to use a combination of
organic and chemical products to control insects this summer, while 24
per cent plan to use only organic or natural products.
•     Almost half (47 per cent) do some form of container gardening.
•     One in four customers (23 per cent) wants more information about
annual versus perennial flowers, 22 per cent want information on
vegetable gardening and 19 per cent want more information on organic
gardening.


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