State of the Industry Report

Every year, Garden Center magazine releases its State of the Industry report, highlighting projected trends, the financial health of the industry, top performing products and departments and more actionable information to help grow your business and thrive. The data is based on results from a survey of independent garden centers from the U.S. and Canada.

Read our latest report from 2018. 

Read more State of the Industry features from 2018:

Q&A with Dale Bachman: Leading by example
Dale Bachman, who retired as CEO of Bachman's in October, on what garden centers must do to thrive. 

State of the Industry Reports from sister publications in 2018:

Greenhouse Management: The labor game
Nursery Management: An evolving plant nursery market
Lawn & Landscape: Landscape industry strong, but labor presents challenges

Click here to read the 2017 report.

Read more State of the Industry features from 2017:

Read past reports to see how the industry has evolved over the years:

2016 State of the Industry Report

2015 State of the Industry Report

2014 State of the Industry Report

2013 State of the Industry Report

2012 State of the Industry Report