Jan 11, 2012
Do You Have Your Finger on the Pulse of the 2012 Gardening Consumer? By Tim Hodson

Have you read about the latest gardening trends that the editors at Better Homes & Gardens are predicting for this year?

If you haven’t, then you better if you want to find out what is going to be hot in 2012.

Click here to see what their predictions are for this year.

According to the editors at BHG here are some of the things to be on the lookout for in 2012:

  • The tasty trend in growing ALL types of edibles will continue to grow (pun intended) this year;
  • Small space gardening also will be big this season; and
  • Vertical gardens will continue to climb.

These are just a few of the trends, don’t miss BHG’s slide show that details the other trends.

Are your ready to be a part of these trends? Are you growing the products that fit in these categories? Do you have your finger on the pulse of the 2012 gardening consumer?

Drop me a line at [email protected] and let me know what you think consumers will be doing this year.

Two Weeks to Go

The deadline to nominate someone for GPN’s first-ever 40 Under 40 list is just two weeks from today!

Our May issue will feature 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who will help determine the future of the horticulture industry.

Click here to learn how you can nominate someone to this impressive list. Remember, the deadline is Jan. 23.

Tim Hodson

Tim Hodson is the editorial director of GPN and Big Grower. He can be reached at [email protected]

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