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Most Frequent Reasons Given For Not Gardening

December 24, 1989

The most frequent reasons given for not gardening, based on a random survey of 220 California households.

Don't Have a Yard: 50%

Not Interested: 20%

Don't Have Time: 20%

Poor Results: 10%

Too Dirty, Strenuous: 10%

Allergic to Plants: 5%

Too Expensive: 5%

Other: 25% Note: Due to multiple responses, percents add up to more than 100%. Source: R.L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension

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