B&Q survey finds 37% want to grow their own

The grow-your-own trend, which was boosted by the recession and fears about the rising price of food, shows no signs of calming down, according to a B&Q survey.

Some 37% of the adults questioned said they would grow half, or more, of all the produce they needed this summer, either in their own gardens, allotments or even window boxes – a significant commitment to their veg patches.

The survey also found that consumers were starting to garden at a younger age, with 72% of people saying they were gardening by the age of 30.

 


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