Lawn & garden supplies market dominated by Scotts, challenged by weather and economy

Lawn & garden supplies market dominated by Scotts, challenged by weather and economy

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Americans love their lawns and gardens and use Scotts Miracle-Gro products more than others to care for them. Scotts is the market leader by a wide margin, controlling an estimated 60% of total sales in the U.S. The company is the leader in all four categories of L&G supplies: fertilizers, growth media, grass seed and pesticides. T...


Weather and economy challenge lawn & garden equipment marketers

Weather and economy challenge lawn & garden equipment marketers

Just in time for summer, Packaged Facts provides industry-leading market research on home-related consumer goods products in the report Lawn and Garden Equipment in the U.S. 11th Edition.

Americans love to care for their lawns and gardens. But the economy and weather haven’t been very cooperative for marketers. Lawn and Garden Equipment in the U.S. 11th Edition details how L&G equipment sales peaked at the height of the housing boom in 2005, and have been declining and trying to recover since....


E-shopping and lawn and garden equipment

E-shopping and lawn and garden equipment

Nearly a third (31%) of U.S. adult have gardened in the last 12 months. Gardening has fallen off slightly since 2005, with participation rates dropping by a couple of percentage points. Despite this longer-term slight decline, the percentage of people gardening held firm during the recession--as way to reduce stress, grow food, gain more sense of control over one’s life, or simply because consumers were at home more or more practical-minded in their leisure spending.

Gardeners tend to be 35 an...