What’s more popular than watching a sporting event on TV? Or, watching movies? Or, even shopping? For more and more of us, it’s gardening! Millions of Americans are diggin’ in the dirt and loving it. With a new age of young growers and seasoned gardeners working outside, trends including organic and garden-to-table edibles are made easier with new tool innovations.
The latest National Gardening Survey shows:
- Seventy-four of all U.S. households participated in lawn and garden activities in 2016, up from 70 percent of households in 2013 and 2014.
- Five of the six million new gardening households are the inexperienced green thumbs.
- The highest investment in gardening materials was made among Baby Boomers, seasoned pros.
Whether viewers are just getting started or have gardened for years, now is the perfect time to enjoy the peak of spring gardening and fresh vegetables and herbs this summer!
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