New England Survey of Environmental Horticulture 2000

Business types and categories

Numbers equate to percents of total firms for each state that are involved in each category of the industry. Percents within a category, or overall, will not add to 100 as firms are generally involved in several categories.

CT

ME

MA

NH

RI

VT

state average

Wholesale:

Trees and shrubs

9

11

12

14

21

14

14

Turfgrass

2

3

4

3

7

0

04

Annuals, perennials, gc, & herbs

17

26

19

25

18

20

21

Potted flowers, foliage, cuts

6

6

17

11

11

8

10

Hard goods

2

7

6

2

7

4

05

Total, wholesale

21

38

29

37

39

39

34

Re-wholesale:

Green goods

6

10

9

7

16

13

10

Hard goods

5

5

4

3

2

4

04

Retail:

Green goods

42

57

38

47

42

65

49

Hard goods

24

34

24

25

21

43

29

Services:

Tree care/ arboriculture

20

13

20

15

19

13

17

Landscape design/ architecture

18

15

24

11

16

16

17

Landscape contracting/ install

46

40

53

48

35

37

43

Landscape maint., lawn care

36

29

43

35

21

22

31

Delivery

9

12

10

5

7

16

10

Total, services

69

54

70

59

58

61

62

Other:

19

16

16

19

12

13

16

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