US demand for packaged lawn and garden consumables will grow 4.5 percent annually through 2012, as baby boomers enter their peak gardening years. Best prospects include value-added products such as fast-acting and easy-to-use fertilizer, rubber and colored mulches and premium growing media.
This study analyzes the $7.5 billion US lawn and garden consumable industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by product (e.g., fertilizers, pesticides, growing media, seeds, mulch); market (e.g., residential, golf courses); application (e.g., lawn and turf care, gardens and borders); end user (e.g., consumer/DIY, professional); and US regional market.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 40 players, including Scotts Miracle-Gro, Spectrum Brands, TurfCare Supply, and Syngenta.