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Lawn & Garden Consumables

Sales of lawn and garden consumables are forecast to rise nearly 3% annually through 2023, with consumer trends toward outdoor living, gardening as a hobby, specialized products, and products that are safe for use around pets and children all expected to drive gains going forward.

This report covers sales of lawn and garden consumables by product and market. Additionally, the study presents and discusses major factors affecting pricing and demand; growth opportunities; consumer survey data and trends; and retail sales, channels, and marketing strategies. Data are given in dollar value.

Products covered in the study include:
Fertilizers
Pesticides
Growing media
Seeds
Mulch & other ground covers
Other products, such as growth regulators, stump removers, pH controls, and small-volume products

Lawn and garden consumable markets include:
Residential
Golf courses
Government and institutional
Commercial and industrial

Other markets, among them commercial nurseries and garden centers, sod farms, cemeteries, and turf areas in privately owned sports venues

Demand is also broken out by distribution channel, which includes:
Retail distribution (including home centers, mass merchandisers, garden centers, mail order/internet, and such other outlets as hardware stores, feed and seed stores, and smaller specialty shops)

Professional market distribution (including direct sales, professional service firms, agricultural distributors, and other professional distributors, such as Home Depot or Lowe’s)


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | US Lawn & Garden Consumables Market
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | US Lawn & Garden Consumables Market Trends
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table Lawn & Garden Consumable Market, 2008 – 2018
    • Lawn & Garden Market Overview
      • Table Lawn & Garden Product Demand by End User & Product, 2008 – 2023
    • End Users
      • DIY vs. DIFM Trends
      • Demand by End User
        • Table Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by End User, 2008 – 2023
      • Consumer/DIY
      • Lawn Care & Landscaping Service Firms
      • Other Professional End Users
    • International Activity & Foreign Trade
      • Global Demand
      • Foreign Trade
    • Major Opportunities for Growth
      • Table Growth Opportunities in Lawn & Garden Consumables
  • FACTORS IMPACTING LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLE DEMAND
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table Lawn & Garden Consumables Pricing Trends, 2008 – 2023
    • Raw Materials
      • Table Lawn & Garden Chemical Raw Materials Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Consumer Trends
      • Table Consumer Trends Affecting Lawn & Garden Consumables
    • Regulatory Issues
      • Pesticides
      • Fertilizers & Other Lawn & Garden Consumables
        • Table State Lawn & Garden Fertilizer Regulations
    • Environmental Trends & Issues
      • Climate & Seasonality
      • Water Conservation
      • Native Plants & Organic Gardening
      • Wildlife Conservation & Pollinator-Friendly Gardens
    • Homeownership, Urbanization, & Outdoor Living
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Urban Dwellers Percent of Total US Population, 2000 – 2023
    • Demographic Trends
    • Urban Green Spaces & Park Investment
  • MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Trends in US Lawn & Garden Consumables Markets
    • Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Market
      • Table Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-2 | Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand Growth by Market, 2018 – 2023
    • Residential
      • Demand by Product
        • Table Residential Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Consumer/DIY vs. Professional
        • Table Residential Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by End User, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Residential Market: Consumer/DIY vs. Professional Products
    • Golf Courses
      • Table Golf Course Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-4 | Golf Course Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand Growth by Product, 2018 – 2023
    • Government & Institutional
      • Table Government & Institutional Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-5 | Government & Institutional Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand Growth by Product, 2018 – 2023
    • Commercial & Industrial
      • Table Commercial & Industrial Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-6 | Commercial & Industrial Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand Growth by Product, 2018 – 2023
    • Other Markets
      • Table Demand for Lawn & Garden Consumables in Other Markets by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-7 | Other Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand Growth by Product, 2018 – 2023
  • PRODUCTS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Key Trends in US Lawn & Garden Consumable Products
    • Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Product
      • Table Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 5-2 | Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand Growth by Product, 2018 – 2023
    • Fertilizers
      • Demand by Application & Market
        • Table Lawn & Garden Fertilizer Demand by Application & Market, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-3 | Lawn & Garden Fertilizer Demand Growth by Market, 2018 – 2023
      • Demand by Media
        • Table Lawn & Garden Fertilizer Demand by Media, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-4 | Fertilizers: Key Demand Drivers
      • Organic Fertilizers
        • Table Organic Lawn & Garden Fertilizer Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Pesticides
      • Demand by Application
        • Table Lawn & Garden Pesticide Demand by Application, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-5 | Lawn & Garden Pesticide Demand Growth by Application, 2018 – 2023
      • Demand by Type
        • Table Lawn & Garden Pesticide Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-6 | Pesticides: Key Demand Drivers
      • Herbicides
        • Table Lawn & Garden Herbicide Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Insecticides
        • Table Lawn & Garden Insecticide Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Pesticides
        • Table Other Lawn & Garden Pesticide Demand by Market & Type, 2008 – 2023
      • Organic Pesticides
        • Table Organic Lawn & Garden Pesticide Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
    • Growing Media
      • Demand by Market & Application
        • Table Lawn & Garden Growing Media Demand by Application & Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Demand by Type
        • Table Lawn & Garden Growing Media Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-7 | Growing Media: Key Demand Drivers
      • Packaged Soil
        • Table Lawn & Garden Packaged Soil Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-8 | Lawn & Garden Packaged Soil Demand Growth by Type, 2018 – 2023
      • Soil Amendments (Compost, Peat, Perlite, & Other)
        • Table Lawn & Garden Soil Amendments Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
    • Seeds
      • Demand by Market
        • Table Lawn & Garden Seed Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-9 | Lawn & Garden Seed Demand Growth by Market, 2018 – 2023
      • Demand by Type (Grass, Turf, Ornamental, & Other Seeds)
        • Table Lawn & Garden Seed Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-10 | Seeds: Key Demand Drivers
      • Suppliers
    • Mulch & Other Ground Coverings
      • Product Description
      • Demand by Market
        • Table Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-11 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand Growth by Market, 2018 – 2023
      • Demand by Type
        • Table Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-12 | Mulch & Other Ground Coverings: Key Demand Drivers
    • Other Lawn & Garden Consumables
      • Scope & Product Description
      • Demand by Market
        • Table Other Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 5-13 | Other Lawn & Garden Consumable Demand Growth by Market, 2018 – 2023
  • CONSUMER INSIGHTS & TRENDS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Key Consumer Insights & Retail Trends in Lawn & Garden Consumables
    • Homeownership Trends
      • Homeownership Trends: Ownership vs. Rentals
        • Table Home Ownership & Rentals in the US, 2008 – 2018
      • Homeownership Trends: Annual Household Income
        • Table Home Ownership & Rental Trends in the US by Annual Household Income, 2008 – 2018
      • Homeownership Trends: Age Brackets
        • Table Figure 6-2 | Home Ownership & Rentals in the US by Age Bracket, 2008 & 2018
    • Prevalence of Outdoor Spaces at Home
      • Table Presence of a Lawn, Garden, or Outdoor Space at Home, 2019
    • Size of Owned Land Around Home
      • Table Share of Households That Own Land Around the Home by Size of Land, 2008 – 2018
    • Gardening Participation
      • Types & Locations of Plants Grown
        • Table Figure 6-3 | Location of Plants Grown, 2019
        • Table Figure 6-4 | Types of Plants Grown, 2019
      • Growing Plants by Age Bracket
        • Table Figure 6-5 | Do You Grow Plants by Age Bracket, 2019
      • Millennials & Generation Xers More Likely to Grow Vegetables, Herbs, & Fruit
        • Table Figure 6-6 | Types of Plants Grown by Age Bracket, 2019
    • Lawn & Garden Consumables Purchases
      • Purchases by Product
        • Table Lawn & Garden Consumables Purchases in the Last 12 Months by Consumers Who Grow Plants, 2019
      • Preference for Organic Consumables by Age Bracket
        • Table Figure 6-7 | Organic Consumables Purchases by Age Bracket, 2019
      • Priorities When Purchasing Lawn & Garden Consumables
        • Table Figure 6-8 | Consumer Priorities When Purchasing Lawn & Garden Consumables, 2019
      • Sources of Information Used When Making Purchasing Decisions
        • Table Most Helpful Source of Information When Making Lawn & Garden Supplies Purchases, 2019
        • Table Secondary Source of Information When Making Lawn & Garden Consumables Purchases, 2019
    • Pesticide & Herbicide Preferences
      • Table Figure 6-9 | Pesticide & Herbicide Preferences of Consumers Who Grow Plants, 2019
    • Organic & Environmental Preferences
      • Table Figure 6-10 | Organic Preferences of Consumers Who Grow Plants, 2019
      • Table Figure 6-11 | Environmental Preferences of Consumers with a Lawn, Garden, or Outdoor Space, 2019
    • Lawn & Garden Maintenance
      • Table Who Performs Lawn & Garden Maintenance at Your Home, 2019
      • Table Who Performs Lawn & Garden Maintenance at Your Home by Area, 2019
    • Consumer Attitudes About Lawn & Garden Care
      • Table Figure 6-12 | Consumer Attitudes About Lawn & Garden Care, 2019
  • RETAIL SALES & DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 7-1 | Key Trends in the Distribution of Lawn & Garden Consumables
    • Retail vs. Professional Distribution
      • Table Lawn & Garden Consumables Sales by Distribution Channel, 2008 – 2023
    • Retail Sales by Product
      • Table Lawn & Garden Consumables Retail Sales by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 7-2 | Total Retail Markup by Product, 2018
    • Retail Sales by End User
      • Table Lawn & Garden Consumables Retail Sales by End User, 2008 – 2023
    • Retail Distribution
      • Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns: Sales by Primary & Secondary Retail Outlet
        • Table Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns, 2019: Among Consumers Who Grow Plants & Purchased Lawn & Garden Consumables in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Primarily Shop for These Items?
        • Table Figure 7-3 | Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns, 2019: Among Consumers Who Grow Plants & Purchased Lawn & Garden Consumables in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Primarily Shop for These Items?
        • Table Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns, 2019: Among Consumers Who Purchased Lawn & Garden Consumables in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Also Shop for These Items?
        • Table Figure 7-4 | Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns, 2019: Among Consumers Who Grow Plants & Purchased Lawn & Garden Consumables in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Also Shop for These Items?
        • Table Figure 7-5 | Lawn & Garden Consumables Retail Distribution by Outlet, 2018
      • Home Centers
      • Mass Merchandisers
      • Garden Centers
      • Mail Order/Internet
      • Other Retail Distribution
    • Professional Market Distribution
      • Distribution by Market
        • Table Figure 7-6 | Professional Lawn & Garden Consumables Retail Distribution by Outlet, 2018
      • Direct Sales
      • Professional Service Firms
      • Agricultural Chemical Distributors
      • Other Professional Market Distribution
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Lawn & Garden Consumables Sales by Company, 2018
    • Market Share
      • Overall Market Share
        • Table Figure 8-1 | US Lawn & Garden Consumables Market Share, 2018
      • Consumer Products
        • Table Figure 8-2 | US Consumer Lawn & Garden Consumables Market Share, 2018
        • Table Figure 8-3 | Consumer Lawn & Garden Consumables: Leading Supplier
        • Table Figure 8-4 | Consumer Lawn & Garden Consumables: Second Leading Supplier
        • Table Figure 8-5 | Consumer Lawn & Garden Consumables: Third Leading Supplier
        • Table Figure 8-6 | Consumer Lawn & Garden Consumables: Fourth Leading Supplier
      • Professional Products
        • Table Figure 8-7 | US Professional Lawn & Garden Consumables Market Share, 2018
        • Table Figure 8-8 | Professional Lawn & Garden Consumables: Leading Supplier
        • Table Figure 8-9 | Professional Lawn & Garden Consumables: Second Leading Supplier
        • Table Figure 8-10 | Professional Lawn & Garden Consumables: Third Leading Supplier
        • Table Figure 8-11 | Professional Lawn & Garden Consumables: Fourth Leading Supplier
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Consumer vs. Professional Markets
      • Brand Name Recognition
        • Table Lawn & Garden Consumables – Key Private Label Brands
        • Table Figure 8-12 | Examples of Products Licensed Under the Scotts & Miracle-Gro Brands
      • Packaging
      • Product Line Expansion
      • Product Focus
      • Cooperative Agreements
        • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • Marketing
      • Conventional Advertising
      • Strategic Media Partnerships
      • Internet
      • Other Marketing
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
      • Table Relevant HS Codes
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Freedonia Methodology
    • Study-Specific Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Studies & Reports
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 9-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 – 2018, Compared to 1980 – 2005 Average
      • Demographics
        • Table Population & Households, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 9-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2003 – 2018
      • Consumer Spending
        • Table Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2008 – 2023
      • Housing Stock
        • Table Housing Stock by Type, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 9-3 | Housing Stock by Year of Construction, 2018
      • Regional Population & Housing Starts
        • Table Population by Region & Subregion, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Single Family Housing Starts by Region & Subregion, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Multifamily Housing Starts by Region & Subregion, 2008 – 2023

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