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Lawn & Garden Consumables


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Lawn & Garden Consumables

US demand to grow 3.7% per annum through 2018
Demand for packaged lawn and garden consumables in the US is forecast to rise 3.7 percent annually to $9.5 billion in 2018. Growth will be boosted by continued recovery in new home construction. Participation rates in do-it-yourself (DIY) gardening and lawn maintenance activities are also expected to rise marginally, following a decade of steady declines. Outside of the residential market, gains will be supported by improving economic conditions allowing businesses to place more emphasis on landscaping activities.

New home construction to benefit residential market
Demand in the residential market will be boosted by increased new home construction and rising personal incomes. DIY users in the residential segment will increasingly favor ready-to-use, valueadded formulations, often in the form of combination products such as pesticide and fertilizer blends or soil and fertilizer mixtures. In the professional segment, lawn and garden consumable demand is expected to rise as households become more able to afford professional landscaping services, often in addition to DIY lawn and garden care. Golf courses, the second largest market for lawn and garden consumables, are expected to represent a declining share of demand as reductions in overall golf course acreage partially offset a transition to more environmentally friendly, higher priced products. In the remaining markets for lawn and garden consumables, demand will be supported by factors such as increased government spending, and improving economic conditions which will allow businesses to increase their landscaping expenditures.

Gardening applications to outpace lawn & other uses
Gardens are often perceived by consumers as being more environmentally sustainable than lawns, and interest in vegetable gardening in particular has expanded as many consumers consider vegetable gardening to be an enjoyable hobby and a practical method to reduce grocery expenses. As a result, demand for packaged consumables in gardening applications is expected to outpace demand in lawn and other applications. The greater availability of products specifically for use in flower or vegetable gardening will support continued interest in the consumer segment. The introduction of new formulations and blends of pesticides, fertilizers, and growing media and specially developed seed varieties will contribute to rising sales in this segment. Demand for lawn care consumables is expected to recover from the limited growth seen in the 2008-2013 period, when economic difficulties made lawn care less of a priority. The increased availability of value-added, easy-to-use products is expected to boost the number of applications of pesticides and fertilizers over the course of the growing season.

South & West regions to exhibit healthiest growth
Growth in demand for lawn and garden consumables is expected to improve in every region of the US through 2018. Faster population growth and stronger recoveries in the regional economies and housing markets will contribute to healthier gains in lawn and garden consumable demand in the South and West, while growth in the Northeast and Midwest is expected to be more modest. The South will remain the most significant regional market for lawn and garden consumables, due to its large population and number of golf courses in the region.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Consumer Income & Spending Patterns
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES
    • Housing Outlook
      • Table NEW HOUSING INDICATORS
    • Nonresidential Building Trends
      • Table NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING STOCK & BUILDING SPACE
    • Lawn & Garden Market Overview
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN SALES & SERVICE REVENUES
    • Home Gardening Activity Outlook
      • Table CONSUMER LAWN & GARDEN RETAIL EXPENDITURES
    • Landscaping & Lawn Care Industry Outlook
      • Table LANDSCAPING & LAWN CARE INDICATORS
    • Golf Course Outlook
      • Table GOLF COURSES & ACREAGE
    • Agrochemical Market Overview
      • Table AGROCHEMICAL DEMAND
    • Organic Gardening Outlook
      • Table ORGANIC GARDENING PRODUCT SALES
    • Regulatory & Environmental Issues
      • Pesticides
      • Other Lawn & Garden Consumables
    • Raw Materials
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CHEMICAL RAW MATERIALS DEMAND
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES PRICES
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES MARKET, 2003-2013
      • Table CHART II-1 LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES MARKET, 2003-2013
    • International Activity & Foreign Trade
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY TYPE & FORMULATION
      • Table CHART III-1 LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
    • Fertilizer
      • Table FERTILIZER DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Media, Formulations, & Type
        • Table FERTILIZER DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS BY MEDIA & TYPE
      • Organic
        • Table ORGANIC FERTILIZER DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Applications & Markets
        • Table LAWN & GARDEN FERTILIZER DEMAND BY APPLICATION & MARKET
    • Pesticides
      • Table PESTICIDE DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Herbicides
        • Table HERBICIDE DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Insecticides
        • Table INSECTICIDE DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Other Pesticides
        • Table OTHER PESTICIDE DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Organic
        • Table ORGANIC PESTICIDE DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
    • Growing Media
      • Table GROWING MEDIA DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Packaged Soil
        • Table PACKAGED SOIL DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS BY TYPE & FORMULATION
      • Soil Amendments
        • Table PACKAGED SOIL AMENDMENT DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS BY TYPE
    • Seeds
      • Table SEED DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
      • Grass & Turf Seed
      • Other Seeds
    • Mulch
      • Table MULCH DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
    • Other
      • Table OTHER CONSUMABLES DEMAND IN LAWN & GARDEN APPLICATIONS
  • MARKETS, APPLICATIONS, & END USERS
    • Markets
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART IV-1 LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
      • Residential
        • Table RESIDENTIAL MARKET FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Golf Courses
        • Table GOLF COURSE MARKET FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Government & Institutional
        • Table GOVERNMENT & INSTITUTIONAL MARKET FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Commercial & Industrial
        • Table COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL MARKET FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Other Markets
        • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
    • Applications
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY APPLICATION
      • Lawn & Turf Care
        • Table LAWN & TURF CARE APPLICATIONS FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Gardens & Borders
        • Table GARDEN & BORDER APPLICATIONS FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Other Applications
        • Table OTHER APPLICATIONS FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
    • End Users
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY END USER
      • Consumer/DIY
        • Table CONSUMER/DIY MARKET FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Professional
        • Table PROFESSIONAL MARKET FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
        • Table LAWN CARE & LANDSCAPING SERVICE FIRM USERS OF LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
        • Table OTHER PROFESSIONAL END USERS OF LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
  • REGIONAL MARKETS
    • General
    • Regional Demographic & Economic Trends
      • Regional Population Patterns
        • Table POPULATION BY REGION
      • Regional Economic Trends
        • Table GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
      • Regional Housing Trends
        • Table REGIONAL HOUSING INDICATORS
    • Regional Lawn & Garden Consumables Demand
      • Table LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY REGION
      • Northeast
        • Table NORTHEAST DEMAND FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • Midwest
        • Table MIDWEST DEMAND FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • South
        • Table SOUTH DEMAND FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
      • West
        • Table WEST DEMAND FOR LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table US LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 US LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES MARKET SHARE, 2013
      • Consumer Products
        • Table CHART VI-2 CONSUMER LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES MARKET SHARE, 2013
      • Professional Products
        • Table CHART VI-3 PROFESSIONAL LAWN & GARDEN CONSUMABLES MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Brand Name Recognition
      • Marketing
      • Packaging
      • Product Line Expansion
      • Product Focus
      • Cooperative Agreements
        • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Manufacturing
    • Distribution Channels
      • Retail Distribution
      • Professional Market Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • Ace Hardware Corporation
      • Agrium Incorporated
      • Andersons Incorporated
      • BASF SE
      • Bayer AG
      • Bonide Products Incorporated
      • Burpee (W. Atlee) & Company
      • Central Garden & Pet Company
      • Darling International Incorporated
      • Deere & Company
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Espoma Company
      • FMC Corporation
      • Gardens Alive! Incorporated
      • Haifa Chemicals Limited
      • Home Depot Incorporated
      • Jiffy International AS
      • Land O'Lakes Incorporated
      • Lebanon Seaboard Corporation
      • Lowe's Companies Incorporated
      • Monsanto Company
      • Plantation Products LLC
      • Premier Tech Limited
      • Royal Barenbrug Group
      • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
      • Sears Holdings Corporation
      • ServiceMaster Company
      • Simplot (JR) Company
      • Spectrum Brands Holdings Incorporated
      • Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited
      • Sun Gro Horticulture Incorporated
      • Syngenta AG
      • TurfCare Supply Corporation
      • Woodstream Corporation
      • Zep Incorporated
    • Other Companies Mentioned in Study

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