1. The market for domestic landscaping materials has grown by 16% between 2012 and 2016, benefiting from increased spending as consumers seek to enhance outdoor areas.
  2. Low maintenance is a key trend with products such as artificial grass, paving and decorative aggregates all benefitting.
  3. High import penetration levels mean that the market remains vulnerable to the possibilities of price inflation when Sterling exchange rates decrease.
  4. Online sales have become increasingly important with the increased penetration of specialist e-tailers but also the increasing adoption of the ‘omni-channel’ approach by the more traditional retail channels.
  5. Forecasts indicate steady, if modest, growth to 2021 but with the market remaining susceptible to the vagaries of the British weather and the level of consumer spending on non-essentials.

These facts have been extracted from AMA Research’s ‘Domestic Garden Landscaping Materials Market Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis‘ available for purchase now.