Cultivating Consciously: Gardeners’ Eco-Friendly Choices

We Asked

  • Do you garden organically?
  • Are these issues important to you?

Consumers Answered

The results for the first question show a strong inclination towards organic gardening, with a combined 86.70% of respondents either gardening organically (33.40%) or striving to do so as much as they can (53.30%). This significant figure highlights a conscious shift towards more sustainable practices among gardeners, reflecting a growing awareness and commitment to eco-friendly gardening methods. However, there is still a notable portion (5.15%) that acknowledges the need for more education in this area, indicating an opportunity for increased awareness and knowledge-sharing within the gardening community.

The responses to the second question further underscore the environmental concerns prevalent among gardeners. The high percentage of gardeners worried about the inability to recycle garden plastics (67.07%) and the use of chemicals and pesticides (72.32%) suggests a deep-seated awareness about the impact of gardening practices on the environment. Concerns about the overharvesting of natural resources like peat and coir (57.77%) and the excessive use of garden plastics (54.24%) also reflect an overarching desire for more sustainable and environmentally responsible gardening solutions. Interestingly, a small but notable group (8.43%) did not identify with any of the listed concerns, indicating varied priorities and perceptions within the gardening community.

Do you garden organically?

Are these issues important to you?

By Demographics

Do you garden organically?

By Gender

By Age

By Garden Budget

By Years of Gardening

Which of these issues are important to you?

By Gender

By Garden Budget

By Age

By Years of Gardening