Growth in the US lawn and garden consumables market will total 3.4% annually through 2020, reaching $9.3 billion. Gains will be driven by an improving economy, greater consumer confidence, more and homebuilding. Increasing interest in gardening as a hobby and for homegrown food will also help to support demand.
This report segments the lawn and garden consumables industry by products, markets, applications, end users, and regions. Data is provided in million US dollars.
Major lawn and garden consumables products include:
Fertilizer will remain the largest of these through 2020, accounting for 34% of the market. The fastest growth will be seen in Seeds, due to increasing interest among individuals in food gardening.
Major lawn and garden consumables markets include:
Government & Institutional
Commercial & Industrial
Residential was the leading outlet in 2015, accounting for 72% of demand, and will see the most rapid gains through 2020, due to improvements in the economy and a rising rate of housing completions.
Among the key applications for lawn and garden consumables are:
Lawn & Turf Care
Gardens & Borders
Lawn & Turf Care was the largest in 2015, accounting for 64% of demand. Going forward, these applications will grow at about the same pace, benefiting from new home construction and increasing consumer confidence.
The end users of lawn and garden consumables are:
The professional market was the larger in 2015, accounting for 53% of demand. Both will grow steadily going into 2020 because of increasing homebuilding and renewed interest in maintaining attractive lawns and gardens.
The US regions covered in the study are:
Demand for lawn and garden consumables is greatest in the South, which accounted for 34% of the market in 2015. Growth will be fairly even across regions, although it will be somewhat slower in the Midwest due to the migration of retirees, who are more likely to participate in activities like gardening and golfing, to the South and the West.
The lawn and garden consumables industry is relatively diverse, with market participants including companies of every size. Some of the market leaders focus specifically on lawn and garden related products, while other offer lawn and garden consumables as part of a larger agrochemical or consumer product lineup. Major suppliers of lawn and garden consumables include Agrium, Bayer, Central Garden & Pet, Dow Chemical, Monsanto, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Simplot, Spectrum Brands, Sun Gro Horticulture, Syngenta, and Turf Care Supply.