Garden centres and nurseries are cheering booming sales as the coronavirus pandemic prompts families to spruce up their homes.
Businesses have reported higher spending on plants, seeds and tools this year, as millions of Britons spent more time in the garden during lockdown.
The craze has boosted both online and bricks-and-mortar stores, according to industry figures, with garden centres reporting a sales boost of 60 per cent over the summer and some websites warning of delays because demand is so intense.
Flower power: Businesses have reported higher spending on plants, seeds and tools this year
Spending has surged as customers try to ‘make their gardens a place to enjoy with the family, in