Americans have been spending more leisure time outdoors and immersing themselves in nature and organic lifestyles. The lawn and garden retail industry has been able to capitalize on this trend with a record demand for items like patio furniture, grills, lighting, accessories, and plants to personalize these outdoor spaces. Walk into a Home Depot, Lowe’s, Ace, or a Do It Best and you’ll immediately understand.
Each year the Garden Media Group publishes a trend report that help leaders in the lawn and garden industry understand what is important to consumers, giving them insights to expand their opportunities, foster innovation and develop new products.
This year’s theme appears to be all about the consumer’s desire to “Sync with Nature”. They are looking for outdoor and gardening experiences that support their busy lifestyles and enhance their well-being, according to Garden Media Group. Using technology as a tool to help them accomplish these goals is a