Here is a fascinating infographic based on a survey carried out this winter by the OPEI (Outdoor Power Equipment Institute). Although the survey was done in the US, I can definitely see a very similar—if not identical—pattern here in Canada and I wonder if it doesn’t apply as well in England, Australia and other parts of the world.
I’m personally not so much a lawn guy as a garden guy, but I’m still happy to hear that green largely beats asphalt and cement in our home landscapes. Long may green reign!
There’s more information and scientific facts about living landscapes at www.savelivinglandscapes.com.