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New Research Reveals We Are a Green Fingered Nation!


With National Gardening week taking place next week (26th April – 2nd May) and garden get-togethers set to be the go-to venue for socialising for some time, new research by thortful.com reveals that we’re a nation of green fingers.

thortful analysed google trends data to reveal that over the last 12 months we’ve been getting our gardens ready for the change of seasons and the easing of lockdown restrictions – either that, or it’s a case of all the gear and no idea!

The findings show that garden furniture saw a 500% growth over the last 12 months, whilst ladies gardening set saw a 450% growth and gardening trousers a 300% growth. Other terms which enjoyed significant growth include:

Gardening for dummies – 250%+

Childrens gardening tools – 250%+

Personalised gardening gloves – 180%+

Two breakout queries include gardening shoes for women and gardening shoes for men, which indicates that gardening has become a popular pastime for many. However, the findings also show that some people don’t want to get their hands dirty with the query local gardeners in my area seeing 160% increase over the past year, whilst garden centres open near me saw 170% growth.

Two breakout queries include gardening shoes for women and gardening shoes for men, which indicates that gardening has become a popular pastime for many. However, the findings also show that some people don’t want to get their hands dirty with the query local gardeners in my area seeing 160% increase over the past year, whilst garden centres open near me saw 170% growth.

Meanwhile those living in Liverpool are really pulling out all the stops with the search landscape gardeners Liverpool seeing a 1,950% increase over the past year.

There has also been an increase in demand for gardening gifts as the following search terms also enjoyed extensive growth over the past 12 month, indicating the growing interest for gardening in the UK:

Gifts for gardeners uk – 200% +

Gardener gifts – 160% +

Gardening gift ideas – 160% +

For those looking for gifts for gardeners, check out thortful’s range of gardening cards - https://www.thortful.com/cards/gardening

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This story was published on: 30/04/2021

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