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Growing a Good Life

lovethegarden.com Average lawn, garden and property sizes in UK 192m? Lawn 248m? Garden growing agoodlife 384m? Property Grow Your Own is trending upwards in the UK. There is encouraging evidence that the trend is becoming less of a novelty and is beginning to embed in to the household routine. growing your own in the UK 53% 54% 49% 2007 2008 2009 Households with a compost bin Types of foods grown in vegetable gardens Strawberries 2010 17% 2007 10% Potatoes Raspberries 2010 14% 2007 2010 11% 2007 5% Herbs Tomatoes 2007 19% 2010 24% 2010 16% 2007 10% Households with a vegetable garden 2009 2007 2008 22% 26% 29% Adults that grow their own in UK More time with your family 2007 25% 40% 2010 29% Latest GIM figures show the proportion of adults with gardens who grow their own has risen from 25% in 2007 to 29% in 2010. 40% of adults feel they do not spend enough time with their family. The research highlights that some of the most popular family pursuits include shopping and cooking. Adults who eat self grown food once a week 2009: 15% 2010: 17% Types of plant food used in vegetable patch O Liquid Concentrate O Long lasting granules O Organic O RTU liquid O Soluble 29% 49% 18% 22% 35% Popularity in growing methods Most Popular O Least Popular - Gro-bags Ground Pots/Containers Greenhouse 45% 49% 54% 2007 2008 2009 Households growing fruit & vegetables in the past 12 months Designed by leigh//leigh lovethegarden.com Source. The Horticuitural Trades Association

Growing a Good Life

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This infogrpahic provides information for the growth of gardening in the U.K. It shows how more people in the U.K are growing their own fruits and vegetables, what are the most popular plants to grow,...

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