The Q&A Archives: Number of U.S. gardeners?

Question: Can you tell me the most current figure the NGA has for the number of gardeners in the US? Has this figure been rising?

Answer: According to the most recent National Gardening Association Survey (1996-97), there are about 40 million U.S. households that garden. The number has leveled off over the last several years. For more information about the survey, visit

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