Vegetable seed sales soar
What's more, the number of homes growing vegetables will jump more than 40 percent this year compared with just two years ago, projects the National Gardening Association, a nonprofit organization for gardening education."As the economy goes down, food gardening goes up," says Bruce Butterfield, the group's research director. "We haven't seen this kind of spike in 30 years."
- Park Seed sales are up 20 percent
- Renee’s Garden is forecasting a 20 percent increase
- Harris Seeds sales are up 80 percent from a year ago
- Ferry Moss: No percentages of sales; however they have stocked up on 50 percent more seed this year
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