Tips & Tricks to Cultivate Your Green Thumb

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What’s more popular than watching a sporting event on TV? Or, watching movies? Or, even shopping? For more and more of us, it’s gardening! Millions of Americans are diggin’ in the dirt and loving it. With a new age of young growers and seasoned gardeners working outside, trends including organic and garden-to-table edibles are made easier with new tool innovations.
 
The latest National Gardening Survey shows:
 
·         Seventy four percent of all U.S. households participated in lawn and garden activities in 2016, up from 70 percent of households in 2013 and 2014.
·         Five of the six million new gardening households are the inexperienced green thumbs.
·         The highest investment in gardening materials was made among Baby Boomers, seasoned pros.
    
 
Joe Lamp’l’s (aka joe gardener®) infatuation with gardening and nature began as a child.  As one of the country’s most recognized and trusted personalities in gardening and sustainability, that passion for living a greener life is evident to a nationwide audience who watches Joe in his current role as Executive Producer and Host of the award-winning PBS series, Growing a Greener World® and previously as host of Fresh from the Garden on DIY Network and GardenSMART. Joe also shares his know-how on NBC’s TODAY SHOW, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Weather Channel and through his popular books, podcast series, nationally syndicated newspaper column and more.             

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