Lawn & Garden Mulch

Lawn & Garden Mulch

US demand for packaged lawn and garden mulch is projected to rise 3.0% per year to $760 million in 2024. Rising participation in home gardening activity and the increased importance of comfortable, attractive outdoor spaces for socialization will support gains.

This report covers packaged lawn and garden mulch demand by application, product, market, and enduser, along with a discussion of raw materials and pricing. Data are given in dollar value.

Lawn and garden mulch applications covered in the study include:
Lawn & Turf
Gardens & Borders
Other Applications (sidewalks, houseplants, etc)

Lawn and garden mulch products include:
Wood Mulch & Chips (conventional & colored)
Other Mulch & Ground Coverings (rubber mulch, aggregate mulch, all other mulch and ground
coverings)

Markets for lawn and garden consumables include:
Residential
Golf Courses
Government & Institutional
Commercial & Industrial
Other Markets (e.g., nurseries, sod farms, private sports facilities)

End users for lawn and garden consumables include:
Consumer
Professional (service firm and other professional

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US packaged lawn and garden mulch market including key trends in applications, products, and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2009, 2014, and 2019 with forecasts for 2024 and 2029, with year by year historical market volatility also addressed. Data are provided in dollar value. Also included is an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


1. Executive Summary
2. About This Report
Report Details
Study Scope & Product Description
Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic
3. Overview
Historical Market Trends
Demand by End User
Consumer Trends
Professional Trends
Demand by Application (Lawn & Turf, Gardens, & Other)
Demand by Type (Wood Mulch, Rubber Mulch, & Other)
Pricing Trends
Global Outlook
4. Factors Impacting Lawn & Garden Mulch Demand
Demographic Trends
Urbanization Trends
Homeownership Trends
Ownership vs. Rentals
Annual Household Income
Age Brackets
Average Lot Size & Outdoor Space Trends
Sustainability Trends & Issues
Water Conservation
Organic Gardening
Wildlife Conservation, Pollinator-Friendly Gardens, & Native Plants
Climate & Seasonality
Urban Green Spaces & Park Investment
5. Markets
Demand by Market
Residential
Golf Courses
Government & Institutional
Commercial & Industrial
Other Markets (Nurseries, Sod Farms, & Sports Venues)
6. Key Suppliers & Market Share
Industry Composition
Market Share
Mergers & Acquisitions
7. Appendix
Scope
Definitions
Freedonia Methodology
Study-Specific Methodology
Sources
Associations & Agencies
Related Studies & Reports
Macroeconomic Assumptions
Economic Environment
Demographic Trends
Consumer Spending
Housing Stock
Regional Population & Housing Starts
List of Tables
3. Overview
Table 3-1 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand, 2009 – 2019
(million dollars)
Table 3-2 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by End User, 2009
– 2029 (million dollars)
Table 3-3 | Consumer Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by
Application, 2009 – 2029 (million dollars)
Table 3-4 | Professional Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by
Application, 2009 – 2029 (million dollars)
Table 3-5 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by Application,
2009 – 2029 (million dollars)
Table 3-6 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by Type, 2009 –
2029 (million dollars)
4. Factors Impacting Lawn & Garden Mulch Demand
Table 4-1 | Lot Size Owned by Geography, 2020 (% of total)
5. Markets
Table 5-1 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by Market, 2009 –
2029 (million dollars)
Table 5-2 | Residential Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by
Application & End User, 2009 – 2029 (million dollars)
Table 5-3 | Golf Course Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by
Application, 2009 – 2029 (million dollars)
Table 5-4 | Government & Institutional Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering
Demand by Application, 2009 – 2029 (million dollars)
Table 5-5 | Commercial & Industrial Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering
Demand by Application, 2009 – 2029 (million dollars)
Table 5-6 | Other Lawn & Garden Mulch Demand by Application, 2009 – 2029
(million dollars)
6. Key Suppliers & Market Share
Table 6-1 | Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
7. Appendix
Table 7-1 | Relevant Industry Codes
Table 7-2 | Relevant HS Codes
Table 7-3 | Macroeconomic Indicators, 2009 – 2029 (billion 2012 dollars)
Table 7-4 | Population & Households, 2009 – 2029 (million persons)
Table 7-5 | Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2009 – 2029 (billion dollars)
Table 7-6 | Housing Stock by Type, 2009 – 2029 (million units)
Table 7-7 | Population by Region & Subregion, 2009 – 2029 (million people)
Table 7-8 | Single Family Housing Starts by Region & Subregion, 2009 – 2029
(thousand units)
Table 7-9 | Multifamily Housing Starts by Region & Subregion, 2009 – 2029
(thousand units)
List of Figures
1. Executive Summary
Figure 1-1 | US Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Coverings Market
2. About This Report
Figure 2-1 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand, 2009 – 2024
(million dollars)
3. Overview
Figure 3-1 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand, 2009 – 2019
(million dollars)
Figure 3-2 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand Growth by
Application, 2009 – 2024 (% CAGR)
Figure 3-3 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by Type, 2009 –
2024 (million dollars)
Figure 3-4 | Lawn & Garden Mulch Average Price, 2009 – 2024
(dollars per thousand pounds)
Figure 3-5 | Global Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand, 2009 –
2024 (million dollars)
4. Factors Impacting Lawn & Garden Mulch Demand
Figure 4-1 | Urban Dweller Share of US Population, 2000 – 2024
Figure 4-2 | Amount of Land Owned Around Homes, 2020 (% of total)
5. Markets
Figure 5-1 | Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand by Market, 2009
– 2024 (million dollars)
Figure 5-2 | Residential Lawn & Garden Mulch & Other Ground Covering Demand Share
by Application, 2019 (million dollars)
7. Appendix
Figure 7-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 – 2019, Compared to 1980 – 2005
Average (percent)
Figure 7-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2004 – 2019 (percent)
Figure 7-3 | Housing Stock: Share by Year of Construction, 2019 (million units)

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