New poll shows Americans love their yards and enjoy making them backyard ready


According to new research conducted by Harris for the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, the American love affair with the living landscape continues. This research about preferences regarding the family yard is important for Realtors to know as they usher clients through the buying and selling process.

According to the study:

  • 91 percent of Americans have a yard
  • Nearly 9 in 10 say it is important to have a living landscape and grass at their home
  • More than 2/3 enjoy taking care of their yards