|I am looking for long-term trend statistics on gardening: how many people engage in gardening, what kind of gardening they do (eg. vegetable, flower, herb), and any demographic data about them. I need at least a 20 year trend. Do you know of any such data sources?|
|National Gardening has been conducting a survey of Lawn and Garden Trends for 15 years with the Gallup organization. We know that of the roughly 30 million households that grow vegetables in the U.S. For more information about purchasing this detailed report, send a request via e-mail to:|
You might also contact the National Garden Bureau, 1311 Butterfield Rd., Ste 310, Downers Grove, IL 60515, ph# 630-963-0770, and the Garden Centers of America (trade association of retailnurseries), 1250 Eye St. NW, Ste 500, Washington, DC 20005, ph# 202-789-2900.
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