Office for National Statistics Family Spending Report shows gardening trends

The average UK household spent £2.80 a week on horticulture, gardening, garden equipment and plants in 2014.

Image: HW
Image: HW

The ONS figures show the lowest 10 per cent of earners spent £1 a week on average, while the top 10 per cent spent £6.30 a week.

In comparison households spent £3.60 on hairdressing, £4.40 on delivered takeaways, £2.90 on gambling, £4.30 on pet food, £3.40 on cigarettes, £1.90 on chocolate and £2.40 on chicken.

Overall household weekly recreation and activity expenditure was £68.80.

The South East average household spent most at £76.30 a week, while in Northern Ireland, expenditure was least at £56.50.

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