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Summer is nearly here and whether you love doing yard work or you can’t stand it, it’s an essential part of homeownership. As Americans get ready for the long holiday weekend, a new report breaks down Americans’ gardening and lawn habits by state.
The survey found the average American spends 3.4 hours per week on lawn care and shells out about $55 per month. However, 2 in 5 say they’ve been impacted by inflation. When it comes to the states who care about their lawn the most, Delaware, Vermont, and Maine top the list.
- 78% of homeowners do lawn care themselves
- Top lawn care tasks: mowing the lawn, planting a garden, and growing fruits and veggies
- 1 in 4 have tried to make their lawns climate resistant
The top lawn pet peeves among Americans include weeds, dog poop (1 in 10 dog owners admit to not cleaning up after their pooch!), and garbage.
Take a look at the data for more insights and let me know if you have any questions or interest in sharing with your audience!