Consumers spent a total of $36 billion recently on gardening and lawn services and equipment, which means there is opportunity for the sharpening service business. Sharpeners who do a sizable lawn and garden tool trade probably will want to hone their relationship even more with lawn care companies as well as do-it-yourself homeowners.
The highest EVER DIY gardening industry total sales recorded by the National Gardening Survey (NGS) was $39.6 billion 14 years ago in 2002. The 2016 NGS results are based on an online survey with a representative sample of 2,077 U.S. households nationwide, conducted by the Harris Poll asking them about their gardening participation and spending in 2015
Sharpeners Report just re-released a Chain Saw Chain, Lawn & Garden Tool Sharpening Book, 45 pages, with updated articles and many from our archives that are still relevant today. We include the latest sharpening prices trending so you know what to charge, and how to get the job done. The book, part of the “Best of Sharpeners Report Series,” great review for pros and perfect start for beginners in the sharpening service industry. Everything from chain saw chain sharpening and the grinding wheels to use, cleaning garden tools, mower and reel mower plus hedge trimmer sharpening. Visit our Store to order. Books ship after April 26, 2017. Available in Ebook or Printed soft cover, spiral bound formats.