As part of the Association’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Benchmarking data allowed us to estimate that the public horticulture industry was losing $3M per day in our government advocacy efforts. This estimate was confirmed by survey responses that showed the real number was $3.2M.
Over 121 Million people visit public gardens every year – 1 out of 6 people within a 25 mile radius visited a reporting garden.
Over 80,000 acres in North America are covered by Association member gardens and arboreta.
Over 5 million visitors received education instruction at member gardens – including over 2 million schoolchildren in grades K-5.
Over 205,000 volunteers donated over 8.7 million hours to gardens.
Find out what our data tells us about the “Median Public Garden”